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December 2019

“Mr. Selfridge – Fact and Fiction” – a talk by Steve Roberts

December 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St George’s Church – Large Hall, Darby's Lane, Oakdale
Poole, Dorset BH15 3EU United Kingdom
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We welcome back Steve Roberts. This time he tells the true story of retail entrepreneur Harry Selfridge, telling of his American background, his flagship store, his family, successes and failures. Steve also looks at the TV series and assesses what they got right and what they got wrong. How many of the characters were based on real people? Did Harry Selfridge really build homes fit for heroes at the end of WW1? Did he really have a fall when unveiling…

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Christmas Closing

22nd December 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3rd January 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Treetops Research Centre will be closed for Christmas and New Year after business on Saturday 21st December and will re-open on Saturday 4th January 2020

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January 2020

Computer Group – No meeting in January

7th January 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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March 2020

Family History Day

21st March 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Parkstone Grammar School, Sopers Lane
Poole, Dorset BH17 7EP United Kingdom
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Free

Join us at our Family History Day which is held every two years at Parkstone Grammar School. If you have attended previous FHDs you will know that it is a great day out at a superb venue with free admission and parking. We have lots of Exhibitors, interesting talks, a Help Desk with access to research resources, a sales area, and refreshments available all day! We are pleased to announce the speakers are Dr Penny Walters talking on 'DNA &…

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