What’s On at Midland Ancestors –
Our scheduled speaker, John Berkeley OBE, would prefer to give his talk live, rather than via Zoom. We will therefore be postponing his talk, 'Looking for Answers... a family quest' to another date. Instead, we are very pleased to announce: My Criminal Past A talk by Paul Millington of the Malvern Family History Society. The […]
Summer Social This evening will be accompanied by our usual summer refreshments of strawberries and cream with drinkies.
A talk by John Frearson Maundy Rodgers: A doctor abroad Wimeraux and Amara during WWI Maundy was an Assistant Surgeon 4th Class from India, and with his hospital served in France in the seaside town of Wimereux in WWI from 1914 and later went Mesopotamia. He was mentioned in Dispatches. The talk gives a family […]
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RE-SCHEDULED TO 13 APRIL 2022 Heir Hunting: A Family Historian turned Professional Probate Researcher tells us more A talk by Helen Ball BA MCLIP FPAR --- Following a discussion, the Kenilworth Branch has chosen to continue with online meetings until Spring 2022. The speaker for this event, Helen Ball, would like […]
A talk by Vanessa Morgan NOTE: Our scheduled speaker, Helen Ball, who was going to talk to us about Heir-hunting, would prefer to give her talk in-person, so according to the new talk schedule, this will be postponed until the Spring/Summer 2022 (date TBC). Instead, Vanessa Morgan has agreed to do a talk for us, […]
WITH APOLOGIES, THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO BEREAVEMENT Re-scheduled for 2022 - further details will be available in due course Family Networks in Elizabethan England A talk by Cathryn Enis, Honorary Research Fellow at the College of Arts and Law, University of Birmingham Cathryn writes, "I tend to specialise in family networks so […]
Family History Workshop or Members' Evening. Topic to be confirmed. Christmas Social Visitors are invited to bring a festive plate of food for one, which can be shared. We’ll provide the sparkling refreshments.
A talk by Mary Bodfish. Mary hails from Smethwick, West Midlands, and has been researching her family history - and more! - for many years, and giving talks for over 20 years. Our forebears revelled in bull-baitings, cockfighting, boxing matches and abominable drunkenness; especially in the Black Country. The boozy, bloody amusements of the working […]
A talk by David Fry, a researcher and author from Coventry, who has been giving talks for over 25 years. David describes this talk: "Twenty years ago a few glass plates turned up at a car boot sale in Warwickshire. This led to the discovery of many more that had been found in the attic […]
An informal get-together, 2 years after we last met face-to-face. Come and renew acquaintance, and share what you've been doing.
A talk by Helen Ball BA MCLIP FPAR (rescheduled from 13 October 2021) Helen is a a Family Historian turned Professional Probate Researcher and will tell about her work.
The branch's annual business meeting will be followed by a talk by John Berkeley OBE (rescheduled from 13 Jan & 9 Jun 2021)