Forthcoming Talks

‘History matters because it is our collective memory, which is the best weapon against tyranny.’

26 September 2022 Breaking Down Brick Walls Devon Family History Society online

2 October 2022 Farm, Fish, Faith or Family: motivations for emigrating from North Devon emigration 1830 to 1900 British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa Conference online

3 October 2022 Are you Sitting Comfortably: writing and telling your family history start of a 5 week online course for Pharos Tutors

3 October 2022 A Plague upon all your Houses: epidemic disease and our ancestors Roborough Probus Club

5 October 2022 Putting your Ancestors in their Place: 10 Steps to a One-place Study Botany Bay Family History Society online

5 October 2022 Fremington WI Topic TBA

6 October 2022 Besoms, Battledores, Bedsteads and Bum Rolls: the role of women in the seventeenth century Bickington WI

11 October 2022 Barefoot on the Cobbles Cameo Ladies, Chulmleigh

12 October 2022 Ancestors on the Margins South Molton U3A Local History Group

12 October 2022 The Burning Time: witchcraft in the seventeenth century Ryedale Family History Group online

13 October 2022 Coffers, Clysters, Comfrey and Coifs: the lives of our seventeenth century ancestors Wembury WI

17 October 2022 Besoms, Battledores, Bedsteads and Bum Rolls: the role of women in the seventeenth century Cardiff Ladies Lunch Group

2 November 2022 A to Z of Family History: an alphabetical journey through some less well-known sources   Hampshire Genealogy Society (National group) online 

3 November 2022 Sins as Red as Scarlet Barnstaple U3A

7 November 2022 In Sickness and in Death: researching the ill-health and death of your ancestors start of a 5 week online course for Pharos Tutors

7 November 2022 Sons of the Soil: researching our agricultural labouring ancestors Rugby Family History Group online

9 November 2022 Farm, Fish, Faith or Family: motivations for emigration from North Devon 1830-1900 Barnstaple U3A

10 November 2022 Sons of the Soil: researching our agricultural labouring ancestors Wiltshire Family History Society (Swindon Group) online

14 November 2022 The Ill, the Impoverished, the Illegitimate and the Insane: researching our marginalised ancestors Worcester U3A Genealogy Group online 

15 November 2022 The Ill, the Impoverished, the Illegitimate and the Insane: researching our marginalised ancestors ABC Family History Association online

16 November 2022 U3A Bideford Topic TBA

28 November 2022 Bow and District Historical Society Topic TBA

1 December 2022 Coffers, Clysters, Comfrey and Coifs: the lives of our seventeenth century ancestors Hartland WI

3 December 2022 The Burning Time: witchcraft in the seventeenth century Hampshire Genealogy Society (International group) online 

3 December 2022 Madness, Mania and Melancholia: the mental health of our ancestors Birmingham and Midland SGH online

5 December 2022 Coffers, Clysters, Comfrey and Coifs: the lives of our seventeenth century ancestors Plymouth Archaeology Society

17 January 2023 Genealogy the Next Generation Mount Vernon Genealogical Society online

23 January 2023 Sons of the Soil: tracing agricultural labouring ancestors start of an online course for Pharos Tutors

25 January 2023 Ship to Shore; tracing coastal ancestors  East Surrey Family History Society Lingfield Group online

28 January 2023 Our Embarrassing Ancestors Whittier Area Genealogical Society, California online

7 February 2023 Topic TBA Petrockstowe Ladies Social Group

8 February 2023 Ship to Shore; tracing coastal ancestors Gwynedd Family History Society online

21 February 2023 The Ill, the Impoverished, the Illegitimate and the Insane: researching our marginalised ancestors Huddersfield and District Family History Society online

7 March 2023 A Plague upon all your Houses: epidemic disease and our ancestors Woolsery Society

9 March 2023 Putting your Ancestors in their Place: 10 Steps to a One-place Study Glamorgan Family History Society online 

13 March 2023 Are you Sitting Comfortably: writing and telling your family history start of a 5 week online course for Pharos Tutors

13 March 2023 Victorian Asylums Hatherleigh History Society

20 March 2023 Coffers, Clysters, Comfrey and Coifs: the lives of our seventeenth century ancestors South Molton Sisters WI

13 April 2023 Occupational Hazards: the working lives of our ancestors Ripon and Harrogate U3A Family History Group online

18 April 2023 The Ill, the Impoverished, the Illegitimate and the Insane: researching our marginalised ancestors Yeovil U3A 

20 April 2023 Remember Then: memories of 1946-1969 and how to write your own Hillingdon Family History Society online

9 May 2023 The Ill, the Impoverished, the Illegitimate, the Insane: researching our marginalised ancestors Family History Society of Cheshire online

12 July 2023 Coffers, Clysters, Comfrey and Coifs: the lives of our seventeenth century ancestors Torbay U3A

13 July 2023 Sons of the Soil: tracing agricultural labouring ancestors start of an online course for Pharos Tutors

19 July 2023 A to Z of Family History: an alphabetical journey through some less well-known sources Family History Society of Cheshire online

28 August 2023 First Steps to a One-place Study start of a 5 week online course for Pharos Tutors

9 October 2023 Discovering your British Family and the Local Community in the early C20th start of a 5 week online course for Pharos Tutors

13 November 2023 In Sickness and in Death: researching the ill-health and death of your ancestors start of a 5 week online course for Pharos Tutors

 

Talks and Presentations

Selected Previous Talks

Some Testimonials

Handouts

‘History paints the human heart’ Napoleon I

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