Events

Feb
21
Wed
Episode of USA version of Who Do You Think You Are? @ West DEan Centre, Bream
Feb 21 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

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

Mar
14
Wed
HOUSE HISTORIES @ Hucclecote Methodist Hall
Mar 14 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Rose Hewlett:
Will be giving tips on how to trace the history of houses which will help family historians understand more about where they or their ancestors
lived.

Tea/ Coffee available
Free Car Parking in the area.

Mar
21
Wed
The Rise of Education in the Forest of Dean with Averil Kear. @ West Dean Centre, Bream
Mar 21 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Averil has researched how education came to our area and will give her talk to the branch.

Apr
5
Thu
Research Evening @ Ashcroft Centre
Apr 5 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Bring your problems for discussion and research.  Also laptops, tablets, wtc.. Wi-fi is available.

Apr
18
Wed
Branch A.G.M. @ West Dean Centre, Bream
Apr 18 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

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

May
16
Wed
Tales of the Riverbank @ West Dean Centre, Bream
May 16 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

John Powell, former editor of the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley Review and river Severn researcher will give a talk on the river Severn.

May
17
Thu
Coach Trip To The National Archives & Kew Gardens
May 17 @ 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

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GFHS Coach Trips to TNA & Kew Gardens 2018

Jun
7
Thu
Research Evening @ Ashcroft Centre
Jun 7 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Bring your problems for discussion and research.  Also laptops, tablets, wtc.. Wi-fi is available.

Jun
30
Sat
SWAG-FAIR @ GWR Steam Museum
Jun 30 @ 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM

 

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

Aug
15
Wed
Sally James on the Bledisloe Estate at Lydney @ West Dean Centre, Bream
Aug 15 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Sally will give a talk on her work at the Bledisloe Estate at Lydney, Gloucestershire.

Sep
18
Tue
Coach Trip to The National Archives & Kew Gardens
Sep 18 @ 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

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You can then Save or Print the Form as required.

GFHS Coach Trips to TNA & Kew Gardens 2018

Oct
4
Thu
Research Evening @ Ashcroft Centre
Oct 4 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Bring your problems for discussion and research.  Also laptops, tablets, wtc.. Wi-fi is available.

Dec
6
Thu
Research Evening @ Ashcroft Centre
Dec 6 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Bring your problems for discussion and research.  Also laptops, tablets, wtc.. Wi-fi is available.