Copyright 2019 - East Surrey FHS
  • Chelsham

  • The Somme

  • High Street Croydon

  • Lingfield

  • Sopwith Factury 1918

  • Southwark

  • Mitcham

 

     

Croydon

19th March

London Labyrinth

Kathy Chater teaches how to research genealogy and is a member of SoG

Kathy Chater

Lingfield

 27th March

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Gun founding in the Weald

Until the mid 18th century the area had a monopoly of gun making for the navy. The manufacture of cast guns was complex and involved a wide range of skills.
Jeremy Hodgkinson

Lingfield

30 March

 

ESFHS Study Day and AGM Saturday 30 March 2019

An all-day event at Lingfield & Dormansland Community Centre, High Street, Lingfield, Surrey RH7 6AB. Reluctantly, we will be making a small charge for attendance at the study day this year to cover the cost of the venue; £3 for members and £5 for non-members. There is no charge for attending just the AGM. The theme this year is Researching before 1837

10.40 Going back even further with Jane Lewis of Surrey History Centre Using and interpreting legal documents for family history, including wills, marriage settlements and manorial records. What records there are, where to find them and why family historians should think about using them.

12.00 Reading old documents with Elizabeth Danbury with particular reference to genealogical research 

14.00 Population lists before the Victorian censuses with Ian Waller pre 1841 censuses, militia lists and other ways of locating ancestors

15.30 ESFHS AGM

Our Bookstall and Help Desk will be there all day. 

 

Southwark

8th April

borough The story of Borough High Street Lionel Wright

Lingfield

 24th April

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I never thought of that – A second look at problems

Family historians often reach a brick wall in their research. Lady Teviot, who is a  professional genealogist, will suggest some answers or new lines of enquiry
Lady Teviot

Sutton

2nd May

The First Railway Workers

David is Associate Lecturer & Programme Director of the MA in Railway Studies, Centre for Lifelong Learning

Dr David Turner

Croydon

21stMay

bethlem History of Bethlem Hospital Amy Moffat

Lingfield

 22nd May

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A burden on the parish – sources for the history of poor relief in Surrey

The records provide a wonderful glimpse of the problems faced both by the impoverished individuals on the receiving end and the harassed officials who had to juggle their duty to keep rates and expenses under control

Margaret Griffiths

of Surrey History Centre

Sutton

6th June

Adoption and Fostering 1850- 1930 Louise Taylor

Southwark

10th June

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  7oclock and not a baby birthed

The Story Of A Lambeth Midwife, as told by her grandson

 Robert Holden

Croydon

18th June

airport History of Croydon Airport Peter Skinner

Lingfield

 26th June

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Young Charlie Chaplin and his Lambeth

Chaplin was born and lived much of his early life in poverty in Lambeth.
Ian Porter

Sutton

4th July

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The Hearth Tax and other 17th C Sources

 

Francis Howcutt

Croydon

16th July

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I never thought of that – A second look at problems

Family historians often reach a brick wall in their research. Lady Teviot, who is a  professional genealogist, will suggest some answers or new lines of enquiry
Lady Teviot

Lingfield

 24th July

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1910 Lloyd George Domesday Survey

The Survey is a hidden gem for historians and has intricate detail about property on the eve of the First World War. No property was exempt and contains the names of the owners, occupiers, extent of the property, a description and even a sketch map of outbuildings
Paul Blake

Sutton

7th Sept

  Using the Internet to Research Abroad John Hanson

Croydon

17th Sept

stuartlondon Stuart London Ian Bevan

Lingfield

25th Sept

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Creating a Family History Website

Setting up your own family history website is the perfect way to share your research and photos with family and fellow researchers. It’s also an excellent way to back up your work and save it from fire and flood etc.

John Hanson

Croydon

15th Oct

shirleypopy William Wilks’s Garden in Shirley Gwendolen Powell

Lingfield

23rd October

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The History and Mystery of Maps

From early mapping to the latest on-line cartography

Tony Painter 

Croydon

19th Nov

ianwaller The Times they are a-changin’ Ian Waller

Lingfield

27thNovember

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County & local sources at the Society of Genealogists

Learn about the huge collection of records in the Society's library

 

Sue Gibbons
 
 
 
 
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