St Nicholas’

A general talk and description of the Church and architecture includes visual images.

By Robert Tucker

Barnwood Biographies

Barwood Biographies 

A talk by John Williams of GFHS

A man who knows his local area very well.

 

Free Car parking available in the adjacent area .

Tea/Coffee with biscuit available small charge.

SWAG-FAIR

 

Flyers are available at the Family History Centre if collected in person, entitling a 50p reduction on the entry charge.

Incorporate into your visit the Steam Museum, National Trust Headquarters, The Outlet Centre (for the bargains)

Free Talks Throughout the Day

11.00 Breaking down brick walls in your family history research
with Mark Bayley, Online Genealogy ExpertHow to resolve stumbling blocks in your family history research using new and unique search strategies to find those missing relatives.
12:15 Researching your Nonconformist Ancestors
with the Revd Emma Walsh of the Angus Library, Oxford
13.30 Breaking down brick walls in your family history research
with Mark Bayley, Online Genealogy ExpertHow to resolve stumbling blocks in your family history research using new and unique search strategies to find those missing relatives.

see also swag-fair.co.uk

Apple Day

The premier event of the calendar at the Life Museum – our Annual Apple day!! Taking place 11am – 3pm on Saturday 21st October at Gloucester Life Museum, we will have (in no particular order)

• Fergus the horse to turn the apple mill

• Lassington Oak Morris men giving display of dancing and also many chances for you to join in (and join us to swell their ranks if you are so inclined)

• Rare breed apples to sample

• Live music at regular intervals throughout the day

• Chances to scrat, pulp and juice apples and sample the fruits of your labour

• Stall selling local cider

• Recipe swaps

• Crafts … and much more

Admission to the event is free. It is always lots of fun and I’d urge you to come and along.

Members Christmas Event

Entertainment By CROSS UKES a well known local Ukulele Band

Raikes and Stock

A Brand New Talk by Ted Wilson

 

Free Parking

Tea & Coffee Available

100 Years of Genealogy

By: Colin Chapman

 

Free Parking

Tea & Coffee Available

Branch A.G.M.

Come along to the West Dean Centre to the Branch A.G.M.

Episode of USA version of Who Do You Think You Are?

We will have an episode of the Who Do You Think You Are? from “across the pond”.

Talk: From Hope to Longhope – Captain Pringle, his life and times

A talk by Jo Phelps on Captain Pringle of Longhope.

A talk about the life of Captain Henry Arthur Pringle, born 1864 in Hope, British Columbia, and died 1939 in Longhope, Gloucestershire. He became a Mining Engineer and had interests in mines around the globe, retiring to Longhope and attempting to revive iron ore mines in the Forest of Dean.