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Documents & Sources Speaker   Local History Speaker
Vagrants, Gypsies, Travellers & Strangers Gillian Rickard   My Ancestors are Still Revolting David Wood
Probate Records Dr David Wright   Rochester Cathedral Ann Carter
Chancery & Exchequer Michael Gandy   Canterbury the Inís & Outís Lt. Col. Dick Bolton
Goods & Chattels - Probate Inventories Gillian Rickard   The Crab & Winkle Line Dr John Batchelor
A Second look at problems Lady Mary Teviot   The History of Rye Peter Ewart
London Sources Lady Mary Teviot   The Swing Riots of 1830 Peter Ewart
Overseers Records Peter Ewart   Gads Hill Place: Dickens Little Kentish Freehold Ann Carter
Trade Sources: example Brickmaking David Cuffley   Kent in the 19th Century Bob Ogley
TNA: How to use its Contents Mark Pearsall   Elgar and Kent John Greig
Newspaper Sources Peter Ewart   Medway Tales from the Dividing Riverí Wilf Lower
Canterbury Cathedral Archives Cressida Williams   The Chapels of Kent Norman Hopkins
Additional Victorian Sources   Peter Ewart   The Odd History of Thanington Prof. Clive Church
Old Photographs: identifying & dating Tom Doig   13Jun14 -Life in the Victorian Kentish Workhouse   Helen Allinson
Brickwalls and Lost Ancestors Dave Annal   14Nov14 -East & West Kent Places Names A Poulton-Brown
Lucky Me: My Ancestors were Ag Labs. Peter Ewart      
10Oct14- Reliability of BMD certificates Dr David Wright      
         
         
DNA Speaker   Technology Speaker
British People: Genetic Study Sir Walter Bodmer   10 things to do with your Electronic Tree Steve Cordery
DNA Tests for family Historians Dr Geoff Swingfield   Finding Genealogy on the Internet Peter Christian
         
Military & Wars Speaker   Miscellaneous Speaker
Identifying Uniforms from Photos Jon Mills   Were the Good Old Days That Good?   Mervyn Streatfield
Why Didn't We Remember Them?  David Wood   London- A Metropolitan Nightmare Paul Blake
Buzz Bombs and Bicycles Martin Lloyd   Slaves to Missionaries Marjory Lyle
Doodlebugs & Rockets: attacks on Kent Bob Ogley   To Coin a Phrase Meryl Catty
Kt & Sx Despatches from the Home Front Chris McCooey   The Chelsea Flower Show Brian Fagg
Sandgate  to Rye: Napoleonís Gateway Julia Page   Going, Going, Gone! Cyril Baldwin
Nor the Years Condemn  Peter Ewart   Reflections of a Genealogist Peter Ewart
Talking Points: the Great War Geoff Bridger   Bridging Two Worlds: Zululand - Canterbury  Peter Ewart
The Buffs in the Great War Michael Mills   Bird, Beasts & Bacchanalia of Kent & Sussex Chris McCooey
9May14 -Wartime convalescent homes; Jack Davis   How Far Did Our Ancestor's Travel Celia Heritage
8Aug14 -Flanders, the Somme: Then and Now' Ian Everest      
         
History Speaker   Social History Speaker
The Dark Satanic Mills Wendy Anderson   Life in the Workhouse Helen Allinson
Queen Victoria Ann Carter   The Heartbeat Years Roy Ingleton
History in Comic Verse Geoff Hutchinson   Dudfins,Langles & Scummers Meryl Catty
Guy Fawkes Ann Carter   African roots of a Kentish family Jill Williams
Was she a Murderess? Richard Ratcliffe   A Hundred Years of Toys and Play Helen Allinson
A History of Smuggling in Kent & Sussex Geoff Hutchinson   School Life in Victorian Times Peter Ewart
Medieval Housewives Toni Mount   Kent & Sussex Women Chris McCooey
The Road to Jamestown Terry Whitling   A Country House Christmas Patricia Mortlock
Mrs Beeton's Victorian Christmas  Toni Mount   Undercover Story: history of underclothing   Lee Ault
12Dec14- Last Days of the Music Hall Wilf Lower   12Sep14- Thames Watermen Pat Hilbert
         
Member's Talks Speaker   Visits & Guided Walks Speaker
World War I Anthony Cooke   Whitstable Geoffrey Pike
Great Grand Uncle Matthew Charles Fagg   South Canterbury Anthea Bryant
It's their story too Ros Clarke   EK Museum of Freemasonry Canterbury Freemasons
To Wed or Not to Wed Ted Maynard   The Parish & Village of Kingston Charles Fagg

Canterbury Magistrates Court Records

Tricia Baxter   Walloons + Huguenots in Canterbury Michael Peters
      Chilham Castle Park Michael Peters
      Faversham' Town and St Mary of Charity Faversham Guides
      11Jul14 -The Parish Churches of Canterbury Richard Ginman
         
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David Wood BA (hons.), Branch Chairman

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