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Meetings normally held second Monday of the month 2-4pm in the Primary Room of
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (LDS) Rothwell Road, Kettering, 
NN16 8GA - Free Parking
Disabled access and toilets

2021 Meetings Schedule
Due to the Covid-19 virus situation, We are now meeting online with video talks which you can watch in your own time before the weekly members chat. 
Joining details are sent to members via e-mail. You need to download
ZOOM HERE if you want to join the chat
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21 June - 
Watch Now - Surviving a horrid Victorian WORKHOUSE (57 mins)
21 June - 
Watch Now -  The Workhouse at Southwell (4 mins)

21 June - Link to Site - The Workhouse at Southwell

21 June - Watch Now - Edinburgh Mary King's Close (2 mins)

21 June - Link to Site - Edinburgh Mary King's Close
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Future talks to be scheduled when we return to normal
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Robert Bell, Estate Gardener, a talk by Joe Fletcher
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Data Mining The Deceased (An Amazon movie. The fascination with genealogy is rising and the family history business is booming. Data Mining the Deceased explores what may be the largest historical enterprise in the world and one of the largest data-mining operations, and how it is driven by big religion, big technology and big business.)
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Back To Basics. How to start researching your family history for complete beginners

               OPEN MEETING, anyone is welcome to come along
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Previous meeting topics
2016
18 Feb - Welcome to the new Family History Group
14 Mar - Genealogical Internet Web Sites - Bring Your Laptop to Practice
7-9 Apr - Who Do You Think You Are - Live at NEC (Car share trip)
11 Apr  - Brick Walls - Bring Your Laptop to Practice- Bring along YOUR brick walls and we'll help each other
09 May - Family Search + Roots Magic - Detailed look at what you can find online 
           on Family Search and using Roots Magic Software for storing your research
13 Jun - Parish Records - What are they and where to find them
11 Jul  - Back To Basics. How to start researching your family history for complete beginners
08 Aug - NO MEETING - (Your ancestors are on holiday)
12 Sep - Family History Program Demonstration/Comparisons of Family Tree Maker,
             Roots Magic, TreeView, Legacy, Personal Ancestral File, Reunion - Which One Suits You?
10 Oct - Brick Walls Workshop 2 - Bring Your Laptop & YOUR brick walls & we'll help each other
14 Nov - Wills and Non Conformist Records - Katrina Friess
12 Dec - My (Somewhat Haphazard) Journey Through Family History - Diane Sweeney
2017
09 Jan - Brick Walls Workshop 3 - Bring Your Laptop & YOUR brick walls & we'll help each other
13 Feb - How I Traced My Immigrant German Ancestors From 1656 To Present - Joe Fletcher
13 Mar - "No wonder I couldn't find it". Mis-transcriptions, errors, lies etc!
           By Moira & Peter Dodkins from the LDS Northampton Family History Centre
6,7,8, Apr Who Do You Think You Are Live in Birmingham NEC
10 Apr - A talk by Ray Bradbury
08 May - Brick Walls Workshop 4 - Bring Your Laptop & YOUR brick walls & we'll help each other
 12 Jun - The Pros & Cons of Publishing/Sharing Your Family Tree on the Internet
10 Jul - Using Family Tree to store photos, voice recordings, documents etc.
           to preserve current Family History.
           By Moira & Peter Dodkins from the LDS Northampton Family History Centre
14 Aug - NO MEETING (Your ancestors are on holiday)
11 Sep  - Back To Basics. How to start researching your family history for complete beginners
09 Oct - DNA - What it's all about ?
13 Nov - Workshop 5 - Bring Your Laptop & we'll help each other
11 Dec - DUE TO SNOW AND ICE 11 Dec MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED
2018
08 Jan - Workshop 6 - How to Write Your Family History BOOK ?
12 Feb - Progress - How I Started Writing My Family History Book
12 Mar - Workshop 7 - Bring Your Laptop & we'll help each other
09 Apr - Westward Ho! The Story of Tracking Down an Elusive Ancestor by Joe Fletcher
14 May - Family History Program Demonstration/Comparisons of Family Tree Maker,
           Roots Magic, TreeView, Legacy, PAF, Reunion, MacFamilyTree - Which One Suits You?
11 Jun - Progress in Writing OUR Family History BOOKS ?
           Following on from January's workshop, we agreed we would all bring along our
           attempts at starting to write our family history book.
           Richard wrote The Sad Case of Douglass Little
           Special guest speaker, Anne Pegg, who will share things she had to consider when
           writing and publishing her "Twentyman family" history book.
09 Jul - Workshop 8 - Bring Your Laptop & we'll help each other
13 Aug - NO MEETING, your ancestors are on holiday
10 Sep - Back To Basics. How to start researching your family history for complete beginners
           OPEN MEETING, anyone is welcome to come along
08 Oct - Workshop 9 - Bring Your Laptop & we'll help each other
12 Nov - SMASH Through Your Brick Walls part 1. After 1837 (Video and discussion)
10 Dec - Workshop 10 - Bring Your Laptop & we'll help each other
2019
14 Jan - SMASH Through Your Brick Walls part 2. Before 1837 (Video and discussion)
11 Feb - Workshop 11 - Bring Your Laptop & we'll help each other
27 Feb - 2 Mar - RootsTech - Salt Lake City, Utah. VIEW ONLINE
11 Mar - Workshop 12 - Bring Your Laptop & we'll help each other
08 Apr - Family Search - Overview and demonstration of this free web site
13 May - Return To The Goldfields by Joe Fletcher
10 Jun - Workshop 13 - Bring Your Laptop & we'll help each other
08 Jul - Why and How to Put Yourself into Your Family History
12 Aug - NO MEETING, your ancestors are on holiday
09 Sep - Back To Basics. How to start researching your family history for complete beginners
           OPEN MEETING, anyone is welcome to come along
14 Oct - Workshop 14 - Bring Your Laptop & we'll help each other
24-26 Oct - RootsTech - London  VIEW MORE
11 Nov - Family History Program Demonstration/Comparisons of Family Tree Maker,
           Roots Magic, TreeView, Legacy, PAF, Reunion, MacFamilyTree - Which One Suits You?
09 Dec - Workshop 15 - At Northampton Family History Centre
2020
13 Jan - DNA TESTING - What's It All About?
10 Feb - Workshop 16 - Bring Your Laptop & we'll help each other
09 Mar - The Bishop, The Clockmaker and The King 
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Due to the Covid-19 virus situation, 
We are now meeting online with video talks which you can watch anytime
before the weekly members chat. CLICK to go to VIDEO PAGE
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