British Widows of the First World War

Speaker: Andrea Hetherington, Based on her book, a general talk outlining the experiences of war widows and their battle for state support

Free

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

An illustrated talk on the origins of the Commission and how it manages to inspire new generations to honour those who fell for their country. An extraordinary organisation, created by extraordinary people - all blessed with extraordinary vision.

Free

Christmas Quiz

Join us for our Christmas Quiz.

Free

Family Photographs; Past, Present and Future.

Speaker: Stephen GILL A light-hearted look at how photography evolved over 175 years from vanity purchase to an everyday event. Also, what is happening to photographs from our own immediate past and how to ensure that photographs from now are available to our descendants. Click here to Register for the Talk

Escaping Hitler: A Jewish Boy’s Quest for Freedom and His Future

Speaker: Phyllida Scrivens The true story of a Kindertransport boy who fled Nazi Germany, was cared for by two very different British families, joined the British Army, opened a successful Travel business in Norwich from nothing and was made Sheriff of Norwich in 1975.  An uplifting true story of survival and success against all the odds. … Read More

Errors, Lies and Misinformation

Speaker: David Cufley A workshop discussing errors in Official Records and Commercial Search Engines and how to try to spot them. Case studies will be used.

Addingham Day – Free to Members

Addingham Village Hall Main Street, Addingham, Yorkshire

Welcome to Addingham Day The Airedale and Wharfedale Family History Society would like to welcome you all to their Family History Day. The committee have laid on a fun filled day including the following talks: Ancestors - Asylum, Divorce and Migration (Sue Steel - Bradford FHS) The Iconic German Enigma coding machine and how the … Read More