The early twentieth century: Conflict and change
a a one-day conference for family and local historiansa
Saturday, 18th October 2014
at Theale Green School, Church Street, Theale, Berkshire RG7 5DA
organised by Berkshire Family History Society, with support from Berkshire Record Office and findmypast.co.uk
Nick Barratt will head the list of around a dozen leading speakers from academia and the world of professional genealogy.
Ranging over the years 1900 to 1939, their themes include military history, education, suffrage, healthcare, migration, domestic servants, photography/costume, adoption and twentieth century research and resources.
These talks will bring UK social, economic and community history together with key genealogical sources and materials to help you to place the lives of your ancestors in the context of the changing years in which they lived. Features of the conference will include:
- the programme that gives you a choice of sessions that you can attend according to your main areas of interest
- talks on key topics in the main hall (seating for up to 200)
- parallel talks and discussion workshops in smaller groups (around 30)
- expert advice desks—among them photographic/costume dating, military research and memorabilia, and session-linked help and advice with your family history research
- bookstall and display area
Lunch is included in the registration fee and there is free parking.
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lBooking opens in January 2014l
You will be asked to indicate your session preferences and priority will be given in accordance with the date when your booking is received.
There is an associated visits programme too. Visits take place during the coming year from February 2014 onwards. These will also be bookable and open to both members and non-members.
page last updated 20th November 2013