Wheatley Local History Group

Meetings 2020

March 13th (Friday)

The group’s Birthday Meal at Ye Olde Belle

March 16th

AGM followed by “Bread and Beer” with Bob Massey

This talk concerns the start of farming and it’s connection with brewing.

May 18th

Our Outing – yet to be decided

July 20th

“Another Kind of Coffee Shop” with June Price

June gives us another entertaining view of the life of a vicar’s wife.

September 21st

“Cromford Mill and the Arkwrights”

A member of the Arkwright Society will tell us about the history of the cotton industry.

November 16th

“Concealed Objects and Hidden Charms” with Elaine Perkins

Agnes Peterkin, a medieval woman, will help with any problems with charms and curses!!

All these meetings will take place at the village hall in South Wheatley, starting at 10:00 am. Non members are always welcome to come along to enjoy the talk – and the “cuppa”.

For more information contact Alan on 01427 884147 or Dave on 01427 880934 or email info@wheatleyfhg.org.uk.

Wheatley Family Research Group

The “Family Research” part of the group meets in the Village Hall in South Wheatley on the second Wednesday afternoon of each month from 2.00 to 4.00pm. The format of the meeting is that we start with a short presentation about an aspect of family history research followed by some interesting discussion.

The rest of the time is used for people to do their own research using the connection to the internet which is available at the Village Hall. During this time, more experienced members are on hand to help out wherever they can.

The village hall has full internet access with WiFi connections that we use to help people advance their family tree research projects.

The cost for each meeting is only £3.00.  [Members of the Society pay £2.00]

The meeting dates in 2020 are:

January – No meeting in January

February 12th

March 11th

April 8th

May 13th

June 10th

July – No meeting in July

August – No meeting in August

September 9th

October 14th

November 11th

December 9th – Provisional

Everyone is welcome at these meetings, so please come along and see how we can help you with your family research.

For more information contact Alan on 01427 884147 or Dave on 01427 880934 or email info@wheatleyfhg.org.uk

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