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.
A Research Evening at Bream Community Library courtesy of Phil Morton. Members will have the opportunity to use the libraries computers with access to ancestry and findmypast, etc. Bream Community Library, West Dean Centre, Bream, 7.30pm. Park in the Community Centre Car Park but please try to use the library’s dedicated entrance
“Family History in a Forest Churchyard” at Blakeney Parish Cemetery, 7.00pm. at the cemetery, All Saints Road, Blakeney. Hopefully led by Eric Nicholls.
Sally will give a talk on her work at the Bledisloe Estate at Lydney, Gloucestershire.
(Provisionally) Annual Branch Open Day, West Dean Centre, Bream 10.00 – 4.00pm approx..
– to be confirmed.
“A Stroll Around Blakeney”, a showing of a DVD made by Ernie Hale taking in some of the historic and interesting buildings and sites in Blakeney and the people who lived and worked there. West Dean Centre, Bream, 7.30pm.
Saturday, October 13th – Glamorgan F.H.S. Fair at Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Centre, 10.00 am to 3.30pm. The Forest Branch will be represented.
Wednesday, October 17th – Roger Deeks on “Public Health in Gloucestershire, 1919”. West Dean Centre, Bream, 7.30pm.
Wednesday, November 21st – Steve Cooper on “Newnham-on-Severn: Its People’s History through St. Peter’s Churchyard”. West Dean Centre, Bream, 7.30pm.
Wednesday, December 19th – Christmas Social, West Dean Centre Bream, 7.30pm.