Forthcoming Talks

‘History matters because it is our collective memory, which is the best weapon against tyranny. Without history anyone could tell us anything.’  Michael Palin

For details of events, talks and book signings relating to Barefoot on the Cobbles please follow this link

20 April 2019 Ship to Shore: sources for researching coastal communities and their inhabitants Devon Family History Society North Devon Group

26 April 2019 Family Tree Live Early Twentieth Century Family History: sources for tracing English families AND Workshop: Tips for reading Victorian handwriting 

Janet Few Family Tree Live

30 April 2019 Are you Sitting Comfortably: writing and telling your family history start of a 5 week online course for Pharos Tutors

5 May 2019 Uproar and Disorder: the impact of the Bible Christians on parishes in North Devon Talk for the 200th anniversary of William Reed commemorations Buckland Brewer Methodist Church

7 May 2019 Barefoot on the Cobbles: from family history to family story Westward Ho! Lift Off Group

8 June 2019 Get ’em young: ideas for involving young people in family history and heritage AND Surname Studies – the why, the how and much more! (with Jill Ball and Kirsty Gray) The Genealogy Show, NEC, Birmingham

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1 August 2019 Coffers, Clysters, Comfrey and Coifs: the lives of our seventeenth century ancestors Westward Ho! WI

9 August 2019 Counting Cousins or DNA Dilemmas Devon Family History Society South Devon Group

13 August 2019 In Sickness and in Death: researching the ill-health and death of your ancestors start of a 5 week online course for Pharos Tutors

17 August 2019 Found under a Gooseberry Bush: searching for births or baptisms Devon Family History Society North Devon Group

11 September 2019 Barefoot on the Cobbles: from family history to family story Landkey W.I.

21 September – 5 October 2019 Unlock the Past Mediterranean Cruise Writing up your Family History (a series of workshops) and other topics TBA

24-26 October 2019 (exact date TBC) Remember Then: memories of 1946-1969 and how to write your own Roots Tech London

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5 November 2019 Cauldrons, Comfits, Caudle and Coffins: Seventeenth Century Food and Drink Peters Marland Social Group

7 November 2019 Coffers, Clysters, Comfrey and Coifs: the lives of our seventeenth century ancestors Instow WI

12 November 2019 Ducking Stools, Dissenters, Debtors and Drunks: crime and punishment in the seventeenth century Atherington and Umberleigh WI

13 November 2019 Ducking Stools, Dissenters, Debtors and Drunks: crime and punishment in the seventeenth century Martock U3A

19 November 2019 Tulips, Topiary, Tradescanth and Thyme: seventeenth century gardens Lewdown Local History Group

22 November 2019 Bude U3A Topic TBA

27 November 2019 Barefoot on the Cobbles: from family history to family story High Bickington WI

1 December 2019 Ten Steps to a One-place Study webinar for Virtual Genealogical Association

9 December 2019 The Burning Time: witchcraft in the seventeenth century Abbotskerswell History Group

28 January 2020 Discovering your British Family and the Local Community in the early C20th start of a 5 week online course for Pharos Tutors

11 February 2020 Fun with Family History Torridge Tuesdays

5 March 2020 Barefoot on the Cobbles: from family history to family story Instow WI

13 March 2020 Coffers, Clysters, Comfrey and Coifs: the lives of our seventeenth century ancestors Sampford Peverell

17 March 2020 The Burning Time: witchcraft in the seventeenth century Yeovil U3A

19 March 2020 Friends of Burton Art Gallery Topic TBC

15 April 2020 Remember Then: memories of 1946-1969 and how to write your own Exe Valley U3A

10 July 2020 Are you Sitting Comfortably?: writing up your family history Devon Family History Society South Devon Group

29 August 2020 Coffers, Clysters, Comfrey and Coifs: life beyond the Mayflower Mayflower 400 Celebrations, Plymouth

3 October 2020 Devon Family History Society Conference Topic TBA

17 November 2020 The Civil War in the South West Ottery St. Mary Heritage Society

Talks and Presentations

Selected Previous Talks

Some Testimonials

Handouts

‘History paints the human heart’ Napoleon I

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