Events under 'Computer branch'
Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Meetings of the Computer branch (at Woodley)

Event Name

Date

Computer Branch Woodley - The Story Behind the Picture

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 7:15 pm - 9:45 pm
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Computer Branch Woodley - Heraldry

by Christopher Singleton, Berkshire Family History Society member

Objectives of the talk:

  • Generate a broader awareness and knowledge of heraldry;
  • Provide the tools for members to do their own research; and
  • Illustrate the use of these tools through researching two or three members’ forebears.

 Format of the talk:

  • Origins of heraldry, from medieval times;
  • Heraldic composition, elements and their meaning;
  • Early sources, bridging the gap from the medieval era to 1538;
  • Findings of my research of members’ forebears; and
  • Further study opportunities.
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 7:15 pm - 9:45 pm
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Computer Branch Woodley - A Caribbean Journey

by Guy Grannum, who works at The National Archives

Come and discover how Guy progressed from naive beginnings in researching his Barbadian ancestry, until he became a seminal author of Caribbean Family History Research.

Featuring

  • Motivation behind his research
  • Research in a time of change
  • Sources
  • DNA
  • One name study
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 7:15 pm - 9:45 pm
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Computer Branch Woodley - A Genealogical Christmas Quiz

Non-alcoholic mulled wine and mince pies as this is the last Computer Branch meeting for 2019 as there is no meeting in December.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 7:15 pm - 9:45 pm
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