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Croydon

10th February

mitcham

Lavender

Mitcham and beyond

Alison Cousins

from The Wandle Museum

Lingfield

26th February

adopt

Adoption & Fostering

1850-1930

From informal arrangements to legal adoption. Individuals, local authorities, charities and courts all played a role in the fostering or adoption of children.
Louise Taylor

Croydon

9th March

oldpalace

Archbishops of Canterbury

& Old Palace

David Morgan

Richmond

14th March

     

Lingfield

25th March

Delinquents

Delinquents – and those who tried to change them

How to find out about child criminals and also discover the people who tried to reform them in the early days of the Probation Service.
Kathy Chater

Lingfield

22nd April
homework

Women, the home and Spanish Flu in the Great War

The Great War was won on the Home Front.
Ian Porter

Richmond

9th May

membersmtg Members Meeting   

Croydon

11th May

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'Into adventure and sunshine: behind the lines of the Second World War' 

Ian’s great uncle’s war adventures

 

Ian Packham

 Adventurer, writer & speaker

 

Lingfield

27th May
secrets  

Secrets & Lies

Adventures in other people’s family history

Some extraordinary and poignant stories uncovered whilst Frances was researching for clients.
 Dr Frances Hurd

Croydon

8th June

dNA  DNA  

Donna Rutherford

One of the leading speakers & researchers in the DNA and family history field

Lingfield

24th June

netherne

Netherne Mental Hospital

Netherne was opened in 1909 and closed in 1994. The surviving archives explore all aspects of the hospital's life, and provide a rare glimpse of daily life inside a Surrey psychiatric hospital.

Julian Pooley

Of Surrey History Centre

Richmond

11th July

     

Croydon

13th July

starofdavid  Jewish Family History  

Jeanette Rosenberg

from the Jewish Family History Society

Lingfield

22nd July
aladin

Aladdin’s Cave

Some major family and estate archives in Surrey History Centre
Mike Page

Richmond

12th September

     

Croydon

14th September

1939

1939 Register 

One of the most important contemporary documents available. How can you use this effectively in your research?

 
 

Robert Parker

 Qualified and experienced genealogist

Lingfield

23rd September
irishft

Irish family history resources on the internet

Introducing the most useful of the wide range of online record indexes and other resources, many free, for those with Irish ancestry.
Peter Christian

Croydon

12th October

cwg  

Commonwealth War Graves

CWG Commission honours the 1.7 million me & women who died in the 2 world was & ensures they will never be forgotten

Fiona Smith

Previously worked at the Commission

 

Lingfield

28th October

imagesU4HYZJ9I Creating a Family History Website John Hanson

Croydon

9th November

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Gondolas and Growlers

Growth of the London hansom cab

 
 

Ian Waller

Retired genealogist and frequent speaker at our society

Richmond

14th November

     

Lingfield

25th November
hanging

Public Executions

- the macabre spectacle in 19th century Britain
Alan Essex
 
 
 
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