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2017 Program

Here is the new MNFHS program for 2017;

(You can also see the program HERE)


Date Title Speaker
18th Jan The People of the Paupers Palace Stephen Pope
15th Feb Local History Can Help,
The Old Rectory Bradenham
Beanie Brown,
Margaret Bohn
15th Mar Family History can be fun! Steve Manning
19th Apr Kindertransport Boy – Joe Stirling;
90 years in Norwich
Phyllia Scrivens
talking with
Joe Stirling
17th May A Job for Life – Apprenticeships and Guilds Sarah Doig
21st Jun Home Fires – WW1 Neil Storey
19th Jul With whom did your Ancestors meet? Dr Colin
16th Aug The Wills of our Ancestors Simon Pawley
20th Sep TBC –
Followed by Annual General Meeting
18th Oct Up with the lark – Ag Labs Ian Waller
15th Nov A Christmas Carol Mike Wabe

Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month (except December) in the church hall behind Trinity Methodist Church, Theatre Street, Dereham NR19 2EP, at 7.30pm, usually with a speaker followed by tea/coffee and an update on family history news. New members and visitors are always welcome.

Work in Progress

Please note that this is currently a trial to create a new website for the Mid-Norfolk Family History Society. It is a work in progress. Please be patient while content is added and the design/format is changed and experimented with.

A form has been created for MNFHS members to send feedback/comments about this website, HERE, to help with its development.

The existing, Official MNFHS website is still available at; http://www.tsites.co.uk/sites/mnfhs/

Matt Walker has permission from the committee of Mid-Norfolk Family History Society to develop this website and is waiting for feedback from, and futher discussion with the committee, before this becomes the Society’s official website.