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  • Chelsham

  • The Somme

  • High Street Croydon

  • Lingfield

  • Sopwith Factury 1918

  • Southwark

  • Mitcham

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 Mary 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

13thMay

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History of Bethlem Hospital

Bethlem Royal Hospital was founded in 1247 and was the first institution in Britain to specialise in care of the mentally ill. Since 1930 it has been based in 270 acres of green space in Bromley. The Bethlem Museum of the Mind maintains an internationally renowned collection of archives, art and historic objects.

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

 Robert Holden

Croydon

10th June

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Croydon Airport

London Croydon Airport was once Britain’s major and only international flight gateway

Graeme Roy

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

8th 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 Mary 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

9th Sept

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Stuart London.

Ian is a Blue Badge guide and historian

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

14th Oct

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William Wilks garden in Shirley.

Rev Wilks was Secretary of the RHS and breeder of the “Shirley Poppy”

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

11th Nov

 

A 172 year old Mystery:

Whatever happened to John?

Sylvia Dibbs

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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