Thursday 20 September 2012

Doncaster Family History Fair

From the Doncaster Free Press, news of a family history fair this weekend:

LEARN how to equip yourself to delve back into your family history at this year’s “bigger and better” Family History Fair.

The Doncaster and District Family History Society is putting on the fair with even more stallholders and family history society groups than last year.

Among those bringing stalls to the event will be the Toll Bar History Project, Friends of Hyde Park Cemetery and supporters of Epworth Old Rectory.

There will also be a beginners corner and help desk for those just starting out in family history.

Talks will take place at 11am from Karen Walker on how to start researching your family tree, at 1pm Ian Mardson will explain how to use wills and other documents to further your family history.

Finally, there will be a talk from Paul Dryburgh at 2pm about the Cause Papers database and what it means for family history.

Where: Doncaster College For The Deaf, Leger Way, Doncaster
When: Saturday 22nd September 2012, 10am to 4pm
How Much: £1, under-15s free with an adult
Contact: Tel. 01302 854809


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