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There is now a provisional programme for MNFHS meetings in the coming year, which will depend on the outcome of Covid 19 during 2021.
This year we have arranged for a professional speaker on alternate months with an ‘in-house’ activity on the other months.
Please see the Program page for details.
Norfolk FHS are holding a significant talk in Diss that they have asked us to
As you can see from the attachment it is Nick Barratt who is on “Who Do You
Think You Are?”
The talk is THE FUTURE OF FAMILY HISTORY and takes place on May 14th and
advance bookings are cheaper!
Norfolk Family History Society
South Norfolk Group
Invites you to this special meeting with
Author, broadcaster, historian best known for his work on BBC
‘Who Do You Think You Are?’
President of the Federation of Family History
“THE FUTURE OF FAMILY HISTORY”
14th May 2019
Diss Methodist Church
Diss IP22 4EY
7:00pm for 7:30pm
Cost £10 including tea, coffee and biscuits
£8 if booked in advance by May 1st.
To book please contact Betty Morley,
Download the poster here;
Quakers & their
Family History Records
Wednesday 16th January
Trinity Methodist Church Hall
Julian will give us an introduction to the
Quakers & their beliefs and then explain
how their records can help Family
Historians discover any family connections.
START DIGGING INTO YOUR PAST!
ENTRANCE £2 to non-members – TEA or COFFEE INCLUDED
YOU WILL BE MADE VERY WELCOME
or simply search “Mid Norfolk FHS” for more information.
Download the November 2018 – MNFHS poster here;
Here is the new MNFHS program for 2018;
(You can also see the program HERE)
|17th Jan||What is a Family History Centre?||Andrew and
|21st Feb||Lloyd George Domesday Records||Gill Blanchard|
|21st Mar||Family History can be fun!||Steve Manning|
|18th Apr||London Labyrinth||Kathy Chater|
|16th May||1918 – Armistice and after||Neil Storey|
|20th Jun||Background to Nonconformity||Michael Gandy|
|18th Jul||The Police Force in Norfolk||Peter Billingham|
|15th Aug||Alice and Her Sisters||Simon Pawley|
|19th Sep||Victorian Photographs –
Followed by Annual General Meeting
|17th Oct||From Austerity to Prosperity||Frances & Michael Holmes|
|21st Nov||A Christmas Carol||Mike Wabe|
|Dec||NO MEETING IN DECEMBER||.|
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.
Take the first steps to tracing your family history.
Have you been inspired by Who do you think you are? Are you interested in tracing your family history? If so visit your local Library to take those first steps. Norfolk Libraries hold a subscription to Find my Past, allowing access to, records such as the 1939 register, and census records from 1841 – 1911, all free of charge. Pop in and ask at any branch to find out more. Courses to get you started will be held in South Norfolk throughout March at the following Libraries:
- Costessey Library – 6 March at 10.00.
- Hingham Library – 7 March at 10.00.
- Wymondham Library – 8 March at 10.00.
- Hethersett Library – 9 March at 14.00.
Places cost £5 per person. Please contact the branch directly or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book a place.
This is the beginings of an attempt to create a new website for the Mid-Norfolk Family History Society. Please be patient while content is added and the design/format is played around with.
The old MNFHS website is still available here; http://www.tsites.co.uk/sites/mnfhs/