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July 2020

Computer Group – Facebook for Family History

July 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Zoom, Your Computer

Many members have mentioned finding assistance (and sometimes “new” cousins) on Facebook. This will be the second in our online series of Computer Group via Zoom, so if you are a member and would like an invitation, please Email Me (select Liaison).  This is your opportunity to bring examples of the benefits and show the rest of us how to do it. If you don’t usually come to Computer Group, but have something to contribute to this topic, we can slot you…

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August 2020

Computer Group – DNA Further Investigations

August 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Treetops FH Research Centre, 3, Fleets Lane
Poole, Dorset BH15 3AJ United Kingdom
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Our October meeting proved very interesting, but some members were away, and others have more to contribute. Hopefully Linda Adams and Ann Bush will be able to join us to share their expertise again.

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The 1939 REGISTER – Dr. PENNY WALTERS an on-line talk using “Zoom”

August 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Zoom, Your Computer

                  The 1939 REGISTER On 1st Sept. 1939 Germany marched in to Poland, triggering an agreement of mutual assistance between Poland and Britain. On Sept.2nd, Britain issued the Germans with an ultimatum: "exit Poland, or a state of war will exist between us". On 3rd Sept. war was declared. The 1939 Register was taken 26 days later on 29th Sept. It was devised to produce 40 million Identity Cards, when rationing was…

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September 2020

Computer Group – Can we help you demolish your ‘Brick Wall’?

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

If you send David Gynes, 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 members present. We obviously need to know what you have done already to try to…

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MAYFLOWER 400: Legend an Legacy – JO LOOSEMORE an on-line talk using “Zoom”

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

               "MAYFLOWER 400: Legend and Legacy" 2020 marks the 400th anniversary of the sailing of Mayflower from Plymouth to Plymouth Massachusetts. This is a unique opportunity to commemorate the legacy of the passengers and crew who undertook the journey. The Mayflower set sail on 16th Sept. 1620 to what was then the "New World". Its passengers were in search of a new life, and they would go on to be known as the Pilgrims…

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October 2020

Computer Group – Pot Luck Evening

October 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Zoom, Your Computer

Those who wish can meet together via Zoom to share experiences of their genealogical use of computing. Questions will be welcome, and hopefully some of the usual suspects will be available to share their experience and attempt to solve members' problems. If anyone wishes to include specific subjects or questions, a bit of advance notice would be good, and we will try to find some advice.

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NAVAL RECORDS – LES MITCHINSON an on-line talk using “Zoom”

October 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
On-Line Virtual Meeting

                                            NAVAL RECORDS Les joins us again to take us on another informative discovery journey, explaining how naval records have evolved from the 18th century, through to the modern day. Les will describe the records, explain where they are held, and which ones are available to view on line. He will also explain the different approach to researching a…

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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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Really Useful Family History Show – Fair

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dorset FHS will have a booth at this worldwide virtual event. For further details, including speakers, Exhibitors, tickets and how to Ask the Experts, see the Event website (below).

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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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