Family and Community Historical Research Society

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See us at:

Saturday 30th June 2018 10am to 3.30pm South West Area Group Family History Day, The GWR Steam Museum, Fire Fly Avenue, Swindon SN2 2EY

Saturday 28th July 2018 10am to 4.00pm Buckinghamshire Family History Society Open Day, The Grange School, Wendover Way, Aylesbury. HP21 7NH.

Saturday, 22nd September 2018 10am to 4.30pm The Family History Show, London Sandown Park Racecourse, Sandown Park, Portsmouth Road Esher KT10 9AJ

Saturday, 6th October 2018 10am to 4.00pm Oxfordshire Family History Society Family History Fair, Marlborough School, Shipton Road Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1LP

Saturday 13th October 2018 Family and Local History Fair with Craft Stalls, Doncaster School for the Deaf, Leger Way, Doncaster DN2 6AY

Saturday 3rd November 2018 10am to 4.30pm West Surrey Family History Fair and Open Day, Woking Leisure Centre, Kingfield Road, Woking. GU22 9BA.

Saturday 24th November 2018 Cambridgeshire Family History Society, Family and Local History Fair, Girton Glebe Primary School, Girton, Cambridge CB3 0PN

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Going beyond your family history

"Founded at a meeting of over 100 people at the Open University (OU) in Milton Keynes on 18 April 1998, FACHRS (it rhymes with "thatchers" or "crackers" - your pick!) was first suggested by Shirley Fisher a former student of OU Course DA301 Studying Family and Community History: 19th and 20th Centuries.

The aims of the Society are to promote and communicate research in family and community history, with a particular emphasis on the contribution of locally based micro-studies, especially through collaborative research. Over the years, major projects have resulted in books on the Swing Riots, 19th century Allotments, and Almshouses and a number of mini-projects that have proved immensely popular, with 30-40 per cent of Society members taking part."

Professor Michael Drake

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