Family History Day

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

Berwick Freemasons
Borders Family History Society
Lothians Family History Society
North East War Memorials Project
Northumberland Archives
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).


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