On Saturday 16 April 2016, as the Our Families project of Berwick 900 draws to a close, a Family History Day will be held in the Town Hall, Berwick, from 10am until 4pm. There will be displays, talks, children’s activities, a performance by Berwick Youth Theatre – and an opportunity to book a session with a Family History expert to talk about your own research. Free admission. All welcome.
Programme of Talks
10.30am Valerie Glass. Northumberland & Durham Family History Society – come and find out about the North Northumberland branch
11am Ralph Holmes. My Weird & Wonderful Family
12 noon Paul Jardine and Tina Gough. The Barracks Re-awakened
1pm Linda Bankier. The Berwick 900 Our Families Project
2pm Bill Stewart. A Century of Boatbuilders in Berwick and Eyemouth
3pm David Pye. Berwick War Memorial – personal stories of soldiers
Local Family history displays
Borders Family History Society
Lothians Family History Society
North East War Memorials Project
Northumberland & Durham Family History Society
Scottish Borders Council Archives (Hawick Heritage Hub)
All the exhibitors are keen to help you with your family history.
Other events are listed in this copy of Berwick Family Times (PDF download).