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Talk 1 - Searching for William

Talk 1 - Searching for William

The story of the search for an ancestor who travelled to Australia in the 1920's.

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Talk 5 - We will remember them...

Talk 5 - We will remember them...

Using a variety of sources to track ancestors involved in the Great War.

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Talk 1: Searching for William
During World War Two William’s wife sent food parcels to William’s family in London. After the war the families lost touch…
Talk 2: What stories would your ancestors tell?
A talk for beginners, how to start discovering your ancestors using proven research techniques.
Talk 3: What other stories would your ancestors tell?
A talk for those that have begun their family research and want to continue discovering ancestors using proven research techniques.
Talk 4: Electronic family history
Using the Internet to search for your family; tips, techniques, free sites and pitfalls.
Talk 5: We will remember them…
We will remember them is an engaging talk about the speakers research into his Grand Uncle’s Great War service. Discovering a letter encouraged Robert to uncover the real story behind Alfred’s sacrifice.
Talk 6: The lopsided barge
The Lopsided Barge is an engaging talk about the speakers journey of discovery, having located his only Cambridgeshire ancestor.
Talk 7: Making sense of the Census
A talk for beginners, or those that have been researching for years. Discover something new in the UK census.
Talk 8: The shire for Men who Understand
There is a rich collection of family history records for Cambridgeshire. This talk explores these records in the context of the social and local history of the County.
Talk 9: Parish Registers
Parish Registers are a key resource for Family History Research, they are also hard to track down and use. Discover crucial background information and research techniques and so discover more about your ancestors.
Talk 10: Our ancestors 1939-1945
The 2nd World War is becoming an important area of study. What sources are available for tracking our ancestors at this crucially important time of their lives and how can you access them?
NEW Talk 11: Using Social Media for Family History
In your family history you have probably stumbled upon social media or used it. Increasingly it is becoming a popular way to communicate. How can you use Social Media safely for your research?
NEW Talk 12: Smuggling an accursed thing
Contraband running was rife along the entire length of the British coast and loud were the voices condemning it. How were the presenters ancestors involved?