Events under 'Vale branch'
Sunday, September 23, 2018

Meetings of the Vale of the White Horse branch (at Abingdon)

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Date

THE SHIPTON-ON-CHERWELL TRAIN DISASTER 1874

One of the worst ever disasters on the Great Western Railway. Thirty-four people lost their lives on Christmas Eve 1874 when the Birmingham bound train derailed. It was an event which changed the way railways were operated in Britain.

Speaker: Linda Haynes

Monday, September 17, 2018 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
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Open Evening

Open Evenings are a chance for attendees to talk informally about their own family history research, brick walls and/or eureka moments.

This evening's suggested topic is: First World War

Non members and those new to family history are welcome to attend these meetings.  

Research facilities and advice are available.

Refreshments

Free Parking

Monday, October 15, 2018 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Pilgrimage to Plug Street by Tony Hadland

Local author and historian Tony Hadland recalls the life of his great uncle Robert Fisher, the son of a Catholic soldier.

Begining in Ireland, then moving to London and crossing the religious divide, this illustrated talk traces the life of this brave young man who died during WWI leaving a widow and two small sons.

Monday, November 19, 2018 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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CHRISTMAS MEETING

Monday, December 10, 2018 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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