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Vol 25 No 3 - March 2002

Editor: John Gurnett

Feature Articles

People of the Kennet and Avon Canal by Clive Hackford

Reading Borough Police registers at Sulhamstead by John Bowley

The way we were

What a Headache by Kevin Herridge

The Royal Borough Museum Collection by Olivia Gooden

Have you lost anyone? by Margaret Young

The Strays Database

Email discussion group by Eddie Spackman

'. . . . . stepped out of a window while talking to St Paul’ by Daphne Spurling

National Burial Index - contains update information which is included in article on the Berkshire Burial Index

Research Centre Manager by Chad Hanna

AGM notice

The Bulletin includes the following paragraphs:

A word from our chairman
Newspaper digitisation
Access to Archives (A2A)
London family history societies merger
Unwanted indentures
An odd gravestone inscription
Derbyshire video
Society of Genealogists' history fair
Wiltshire Open Day
100 years ago, Family Tree Day
'For a healthy, happy job'
1901 census online

Letters to the Editor

Help wanted

Book Ends -These are included in our collected list of Book Reviews

Members’ interests -These are included in our comlete list of members interests

Research Centre -See the Research Centre pages

Postal research services - See current details

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