“Teach these Children Nothing but Facts” – Victorian School Logs by Mike Randall at St George’s Hall

St George's Church - Large Hall Darby's Lane, Oakdale, Poole, Dorset, United Kingdom

A light-hearted  journey through Victorian Schooldays through the eyes of Victorian headmasters' entries in the school logbooks. Hear entries and events that may awaken memories of our forebears' tales of their school days' experiences. Discover how school log book entries of children and family names add flesh to the bones of our ancestors to bring […]

£3.00

Writing up our Family History by Chris Lightfoot – at St George’s Hall

St George's Church - Large Hall Darby's Lane, Oakdale, Poole, Dorset, United Kingdom

Chris' talk is aimed at family history researchers who have often done years of research but have given little thought as to what they are going to do with it. Many people think that the research is all that has to be done but it is also important to make research accessible and enjoyable for […]

£3.00

Family History Day – save the date!

We are already starting to plan our Family History day for 2025!  So save the date and revisit our events diary on a regular basis for more information and updates!