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Berkshire Family Historian
March 2003

Cover of Mar 2003 journal

The illustration on the front cover shows hop pickers at Matfield, Kent c. 1930.

© 2003. All these articles (taken from the Berkshire Family Historian for March 2003) are copyright to the Society and to their contributors, unless otherwise stated, and may not be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted by any means without the prior permission in writing of the Berkshire Family History Society.

The opinions expressed are those of their authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Editor or the Society.

Vol 26 No 3 - March 2003

Editor: John Gurnett

Feature Articles

Hop picking holidays by Eileen Burcher
Farm service or servants in husbandry by Walter Townsend
Hidden treasures in school log books by Barbara Dove
Family history at the National Army Museum by Peter B Boyden
A rare insight into Reading University’s Library by Christine Milne
Finding your way around the 1901 Census by Eddie Spackman
A word from the Editor


Berkshire Marriage Index - update information is included in our web-site article

Berkshire Burial Index - update information is included in our web-site article

The Annual General Meeting notice is not reproduced here


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Letters to the Editor

The Bulletin includes paragraphs on:

A word from our Chairman
Aah! Bisto
Berkshire Search Suite up-date
Berkshire Record Office acquisitions
What’s on
Research Centre News
Mills and millers
Rare baptism entry
Unwanted certificate
Traditional Heritage Museum
Spotlight on a community

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

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

Research Centre - See the Research Centre pages

Postal research services - See current details

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