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September 2000

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Vol 24 No 1 - September 2000

Editor - John Gurnett

Feature Articles

Upstairs and downstairs by Angela Wilson
Life at Padworth House in the 1920s

The Snell Collection by John Gurnett
The remarkable collection of transcripts of Berkshire records

Oh! What a Circus: 'Lord' George Sanger - Son of Newbury by Julie Goddard
The life and times of the famous circus family

Are you indexing or transcribing records? by Jocie McBride
An appeal for help

Letters to the Editor

  • Elizabeth Simpson on the Elizabeth Simpson Award

  • Doris Spratley on the new format of the journal

  • R E Hurdwell on Huntley & Palmers

Chairman's Notes by Ivan Dickason

Computer Forum by Eddie Spackman

The Bulletin

Help Wamted
- Graham Fidler on the Fidler Family in Reading in mid 1800s
- Peter Tillen on cricketers
- Jack Palmer on Richard Palmer b 1852 and ancestors and descendents

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

Minutes of the 25th Annual General Meeting and Treasurer's Report
held on July 10, 2000 at the Baptist Church, Ock Street, Abingdon

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