Events under 'Newbury branch'
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Meetings of the Newbury branch (at Shaw)

Event Name

Date

Newbury Branch - Lord Craven of Hamstead Marshall and his trouble with the Commonwealth

Most royalist nobility lost their estates in the Civil War, but Lord Craven of Hamstead Marshall was an exception. Manfred Brod, a historian who specialises in early-modern Berkshire, will explain how the extensive Craven land-holdings were regained.

Newbury Branch meets at Shaw Church Hall in Church Lane, Shaw RG14 2DR. Doors open from 7.10 and meetings start at 7.30 pm. Non-members invited to contribute £3 to costs. Free parking, and refreshments.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Newbury Branch - Enos Molden

Railway historian Judy Rouse tells the story of Sgt Enos Molden, the first Wiltshire policeman to be murdered on duty. He died after being fatally wounded on 12th April 1892 near the gates of Longleat House.

Newbury Branch meeting at Shaw Church Hall in Church Lane, Shaw RG14 2DR. Doors open from 7.10 and meetings start at 7.30 pm. Non-members invited to contribute £3 to costs. Free parking, and refreshments.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Family history advice at Hungerford Library

Family history advice at Hungerford Library, 2 Church St, Hungerford RG17 0JG from 2pm to 4pm today, and subsequently on the first Tuesday of each month. Booking strongly advised: please ring the library on 01488 682660 during opening hours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Family history advice at Hungerford Library

Family history advice at Hungerford Library, 2 Church St, Hungerford RG17 0JG from 2pm to 4pm on the first Tuesday of each month. Booking strongly advised: please ring the library on 01488 682660 during opening hours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Newbury Branch - Rascals and villains

Some colourful characters from the Liddiard family archives, also covering briefly the Liddiard One Name Study and the Liddiard Family History Society. Karen Rogers 

Newbury Branch meeting at Shaw Church Hall in Church Lane, Shaw RG14 2DR. Doors open from 7.10 and meetings start at 7.30 pm. Non-members invited to contribute £3 to costs. Free parking, and refreshments. 

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Family history advice at Hungerford Library

Family history advice at Hungerford Library, 2 Church St, Hungerford RG17 0JG from 2pm to 4pm on the first Tuesday of each month. Booking strongly advised: please ring the library on 01488 682660 during opening hours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Newbury Branch - A grandmother’s legacy: an insight into the lives of an English family in India during the British Raj

Jenny Mallin, formerly a BBC television producer, now writes and speaks about her family history. She has published a book of Anglo-Indian recipes handed down through five generations of her family.

Newbury Branch meeting at Shaw Church Hall in Church Lane, Shaw RG14 2DR. Doors open from 7.10 and meetings start at 7.30 pm. Non-members invited to contribute £3 to costs. Free parking, and refreshments.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Family history advice at Hungerford Library

Family history advice at Hungerford Library, 2 Church St, Hungerford RG17 0JG from 2pm to 4pm on the first Tuesday of each month. Booking strongly advised: please ring the library on 01488 682660 during opening hours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Newbury Branch - What my DNA test told me

Tony Hadland took a comprehensive DNA test to prove (or disprove) a family tradition that his great-grandmother, Mildred Gill, was of Spanish descent. The test confirmed a cover-up going back several generations but also threw up fascinating information about his Oxfordshire agricultural labourer ancestors, possibly linking them to the spread of agriculture from the Fertile Crescent.

Newbury Branch meeting at Shaw Church Hall in Church Lane, Shaw RG14 2DR. Doors open from 7.10 and meetings start at 7.30 pm. Non-members invited to contribute £3 to costs. Free parking, and refreshments.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Newbury Branch: Is your ancestor a railway policeman?

Steve Beamon is a committee member of the British Transport Police History Group, which aims to preserve the historical records and artefacts of the British Transport Police and all its constituent forces, wherever railway and dock police forces were operational.

Newbury Branch meeting at Shaw Church Hall in Church Lane, Shaw RG14 2DR. Doors open from 7.10 and meetings start at 7.30 pm. Non-members invited to contribute £3 to costs. Free parking, and refreshments.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Newbury Branch: The life and times of Robert Tebbot: a nineteenth-century rags-to-riches builder, and friend of kings

Dr David Lewis is treasurer of the Berkshire Local History Association, and talks regularly on the history of Windsor.

Newbury Branch meeting at Shaw Church Hall in Church Lane, Shaw RG14 2DR. Doors open from 7.10 and meetings start at 7.30 pm. Non-members invited to contribute £3 to costs. Free parking, and refreshments.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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