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Jan
9
Wed
2019
Berkshire Family History Society 2019 @ St Mary's Church Hall
Jan 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Berkshire Family History Society 2019 @ St Mary's Church Hall | England | United Kingdom

Wed 9th January
Jack of Newbury

Dr David Peacock will describe the life and importance of this charismatic Tudor clothier, who became a wealthy landowner, magistrate and MP, rebuilt Newbury’s parish church and raised troops for Henry VIII’s military campaigns. His house occupied a 96-foot frontage on Northbrook Street, and accommodated dozens of looms in workshops behind.

Wed 13th February
Lord Craven of Hamstead Marshall and his trouble with the Commonwealth

Most royalist nobility lost their estates in the Civil War, but Lord Craven of Hamstead Marshall was an exception. Dr Manfred Brod, a historian who specialises in early-modern Berkshire, will explain how the extensive Craven land-holdings were regained.

Wed 13th March
Enos Molden

Enos Molden was the first Wiltshire policeman to be murdered. He died after being fatally wounded on 12th April 1892 near the gates of Longleat House. Judy Rous tells the story.

7.30 to 9.30 pm at Shaw Church Hall, RG14 2DR
All welcome. Free parking. Refreshments. Good company.
Non-members are invited to make a £3 donation towards costs.
Enquiries to newbury@berksfhs.org.uk
or see http://www.berksfhs.org.uk

Other Newbury Branch activities

Branch members provide regular help and advice sessions in Newbury and Thatcham libraries. See the calendar on http://www.berksfhs.org.uk for more details.
The branch is now working on its second transcription project.
This year’s programme also includes a summer outing and a Christmas dinner.

Jan
29
Tue
2019
A brief history of Geoconservation in Britain @ St. Peter's Church Hall
Jan 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
A brief history of Geoconservation in Britain @ St. Peter's Church Hall | Earley | England | United Kingdom

Tuesday 29 January 2019 – 7:30pm

Free entry. Meeting point – Winch Room, St. Peter’s Church Hall, Church Road, Earley, Reading RG6 1EY

This talk is by Dr Colin Prosser, who is the Principal Specialist, Geodiversity and Geoconservation, Chief Scientist Directorate,Natural England. It promises to be very interesting. There are more details about Colin and his talk on our web site.

 

Feb
13
Wed
2019
Berkshire Family History Society 2019 @ St Mary's Church Hall
Feb 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Berkshire Family History Society 2019 @ St Mary's Church Hall | England | United Kingdom

Wed 9th January
Jack of Newbury

Dr David Peacock will describe the life and importance of this charismatic Tudor clothier, who became a wealthy landowner, magistrate and MP, rebuilt Newbury’s parish church and raised troops for Henry VIII’s military campaigns. His house occupied a 96-foot frontage on Northbrook Street, and accommodated dozens of looms in workshops behind.

Wed 13th February
Lord Craven of Hamstead Marshall and his trouble with the Commonwealth

Most royalist nobility lost their estates in the Civil War, but Lord Craven of Hamstead Marshall was an exception. Dr Manfred Brod, a historian who specialises in early-modern Berkshire, will explain how the extensive Craven land-holdings were regained.

Wed 13th March
Enos Molden

Enos Molden was the first Wiltshire policeman to be murdered. He died after being fatally wounded on 12th April 1892 near the gates of Longleat House. Judy Rous tells the story.

7.30 to 9.30 pm at Shaw Church Hall, RG14 2DR
All welcome. Free parking. Refreshments. Good company.
Non-members are invited to make a £3 donation towards costs.
Enquiries to newbury@berksfhs.org.uk
or see http://www.berksfhs.org.uk

Other Newbury Branch activities

Branch members provide regular help and advice sessions in Newbury and Thatcham libraries. See the calendar on http://www.berksfhs.org.uk for more details.
The branch is now working on its second transcription project.
This year’s programme also includes a summer outing and a Christmas dinner.

Mar
13
Wed
2019
Berkshire Family History Society 2019 @ St Mary's Church Hall
Mar 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Berkshire Family History Society 2019 @ St Mary's Church Hall | England | United Kingdom

Wed 9th January
Jack of Newbury

Dr David Peacock will describe the life and importance of this charismatic Tudor clothier, who became a wealthy landowner, magistrate and MP, rebuilt Newbury’s parish church and raised troops for Henry VIII’s military campaigns. His house occupied a 96-foot frontage on Northbrook Street, and accommodated dozens of looms in workshops behind.

Wed 13th February
Lord Craven of Hamstead Marshall and his trouble with the Commonwealth

Most royalist nobility lost their estates in the Civil War, but Lord Craven of Hamstead Marshall was an exception. Dr Manfred Brod, a historian who specialises in early-modern Berkshire, will explain how the extensive Craven land-holdings were regained.

Wed 13th March
Enos Molden

Enos Molden was the first Wiltshire policeman to be murdered. He died after being fatally wounded on 12th April 1892 near the gates of Longleat House. Judy Rous tells the story.

7.30 to 9.30 pm at Shaw Church Hall, RG14 2DR
All welcome. Free parking. Refreshments. Good company.
Non-members are invited to make a £3 donation towards costs.
Enquiries to newbury@berksfhs.org.uk
or see http://www.berksfhs.org.uk

Other Newbury Branch activities

Branch members provide regular help and advice sessions in Newbury and Thatcham libraries. See the calendar on http://www.berksfhs.org.uk for more details.
The branch is now working on its second transcription project.
This year’s programme also includes a summer outing and a Christmas dinner.