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November 2020

Computer Group – More Brick Walls

November 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Zoom, Your Computer + Google Map

Following our previous attempt, David Gynes has reconvened his panel to look at members' brick walls. If you send David, Chairman (contact details on the website and in the Journal) a brief outline, with context, describing your wall (one side of A4 in 14 point font maximum) one of our panel will look at it in advance of the meeting and try to come up with some suggestions, both for you to follow and to stimulate conversation among the other…

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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – ON LINE Using “Zoom”

November 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
On-Line Virtual Meeting

Due to the current situation the A G M will now take place as an on-line meeting. This will take a lot of organising so please watch the website, Journal and newsletters for full details.    The meeting will be followed by a virtual QUIZ, hopefully fun and not too taxing, Please stay on for that. - THERE WILL BE A PRIZE!! (If you haven't attended a Zoom meeting before, contact "liaison" email or see the E newsletter or Journal…

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December 2020

Computer Group – Christmas Quiz

December 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Zoom, Your Computer

Our tradition in Computer Group is to hold a Quiz at our annual December meeting. This year it will be online! Unless anyone can remember who won last year, or would like to volunteer, then it looks like I will be setting it again. It is also our tradition that everyone takes a plate of suitable refreshments for all to consume after the quiz, so I suggest if you are planning to join us, it would be appropriate to provide…

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The NEW FOREST NATIONAL PARK – STEVE ROBERTS an on-line talk using “Zoom”

December 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
On-Line Virtual Meeting

 A more relaxed talk for December looking at a well known local history subject. Here's to a good Christmas                              "The New Forest National Park" 'Steve Roberts takes us on an entertaining tour of the New Forest, looking in detail at its history from the Saxons to the present day, and its flora and fauna, plus some of the quirky, lesser-known tales that have helped to make…

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January 2021

MIXING DNA RESULTS WITH THE PAPER TRAIL – Dr PENNY WALTERS – an on line talk using “zoom”

19th January 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
On-Line Virtual Meeting

3rd time lucky! Dr Penny Walters returns with the talk that has been postponed twice due to the current times including FHD in March This session will explain how to merge established paper trails with DNA results. The biology and jargon of DNA can be overwhelming and people have had to learn this new branch of genealogy quickly. Through DNA testing, people receive ethnicity estimates, a heritage map, a list of people that DNA ‘matches’ (overlaps) with, and the opportunity…

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February 2021

Bridging the gap – tracing forwards from the 1911 Census – Jackie Depelle an on line talk using “zoom”

16th February 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
On-Line Virtual Meeting

One of the most exciting recent releases of source material for Family Historians has been the 1939 Register, not only for the information it provides but also its ability to provide links to runs of earlier records. Whilst we wait for the 1921 Census, there are other documents that can be used to provide details of our ancestors' lives across the time period. This talk reviews several of them, identifying chronological timelines. Many are obvious, some perhaps unexpected as a…

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