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August 2019

Computer Group – No Meeting in August

August 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

No Meeting in August

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NO MEETING

August 12
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Discover Your Ancestors Family History Show

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sandown Park Racecourse, Portsmouth Rd
Esher, Surrey KT10 9AJ
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Dorset FHS will bring their stall.

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September 2019

Computer Group – Members’ Ancestors

September 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Treetops FH Research Centre, 3, Fleets Lane
Poole, Dorset BH15 3AJ United Kingdom
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£2

Members are invited to bring along a short introduction to one of their ancestors. If that includes information which can be displayed on the big screen or details of sites that provided information on that ancestor, even better. We will need about five or six to fill the evening, so please don’t leave it to everyone else. If we have too many, we will do it again!

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“Nonconformity (The Road to Toleration)” by Les Mitchinson

September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
St George’s Church – Large Hall, Darby's Lane, Oakdale
Poole, Dorset BH15 3EU United Kingdom
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Nonconformity is the blanket term given to all non-Anglican Protestant denominations. Brought about by Henry V111’s break away from the Catholic Church in the 16th century, many Roman Catholic and Nonconformist leaders were burnt at the stake. It was in 1689 that the “Act of Toleration” was introduced which slowly helped to change the acceptance of nonconformists. From this more records were kept and Les helps guide us through the sources that can help trace these ancestors. Les makes a…

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October 2019

Bournemouth Centre Walk with our own Anna Ward

October 1 @ 10:30 am
The Pier Bournemouth United Kingdom + Google Map

Following her successful walk around Wareham, Anna is taking us around some of central Bournemouth. Starting at the Pier, through the Gardens to St. Peter's Churchyard, then on via the Square, Cenetaph, Exeter Road ending by The Royal Bath and Russell Cotes Museum. On the way she will ask us to collect letter clues to complete---?? The walk is app. 1 and half miles taking around 2 hours.                        …

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IT’S THE WAY YOU TELL ‘EM by our own David Gynes

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
St George’s Church – Large Hall, Darby's Lane, Oakdale
Poole, Dorset BH15 3EU United Kingdom
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“It’s The Way You Tell ‘Em” A light-hearted look at sayings from yours, or your parents’ childhood and youth, local or dialect, family-unique, or folk lore. This means we will need YOUR participation, so get out your notebooks and bring along your sayings to spark others in to remembering.  It will be Interactive fun, with a serious underlying value, in that David believes a Family History account can be given depth using sayings or jargon from the “day” in a…

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November 2019

West Surrey Family History Society Fair

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Woking Leisure Centre, Kingfield Road
Woking, GU22 9BA United Kingdom
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Dorset FHS will bring their stall.

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Please note the A.G.M. has been moved to the 26th November

November 19 @ 7:00 pm

Due to various circumstances for this year the A.G.M. has been moved to Tues. 26th Nov so there is NO meeting tonight the 19th November thank you for your co-operation

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A.G.M. followed by “Lest We Forget – Wartime Ancestors Remembered”

November 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
St George’s Church – Large Hall, Darby's Lane, Oakdale
Poole, Dorset BH15 3EU United Kingdom
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    PLEASE NOTE THIS NEW DATE FOR THE A.G.M.    We propose to distribute cards at the October meeting, to ask members to fill out and bring to the A.G.M., with memories of a wartime ancestor. We are hoping that some of you will be willing to give a short speech (app 3 mins or so) regarding the family member, be they military or civilian, and their involvement in either of the World Wars. Linda Adams will also bring her…

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