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MNFHS meetings

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. New members and visitors are always welcome. Please see the Program page for further details, or the News page for the latest updates.

May 2022 – Visit to Castleacre & Castle

MID-NORFOLK FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
Invite you to join us:

VISIT TO CASTLEACRE

& CASTLE

Guided by MNFHS Chair,
Glynn Burrows
(meet at Castleacre Green – 7:30 pm

Wednesday 18th May
7.30 pm

Please join us – you will be made very welcome

Visit https://midnorfolkfhs.wordpress.com/program/
or www.facebook,com/MidNorfolkFHS for more information.

Next meeting: 15th June at Trinity Church Hall, Dereham –

“Beginning your family history”, with Debbie Bradley.

April 2022 – Putting It Into Print

MID-NORFOLK FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
Invite you to a presentation

PUTTING IT INTO PRINT

Four members share the process of getting
research along the journey to publication of
leaflets, booklets and books.

Wednesday 20th April
7.30 pm

Trinity Methodist Church Hall
Theatre Street
DEREHAM
NR19 2EP

START DIGGING INTO YOUR PAST!

ENTRANCE £3 to non-members – Tea or Coffee included

Please join us – you will be made very welcome

Visit https://midnorfolkfhs.wordpress.com/program/
or www.facebook,com/MidNorfolkFHS for more information.

Next meeting: May 18th – Visit to Castle Acre.

Download the April 2022 – MNFHS poster here;

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March 2022 – GETTING BEYOND THAT BRICK WALL

MID-NORFOLK FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
INVITE YOU TO AN OPEN MEETING ENTITLED

GETTING BEYOND THAT BRICK WALL

Members will share problems
they have had with their
research and ideas will be
offered for possible solutions

Wednesday 16th March
7.30 pm

Trinity Methodist Church Hall
Theatre Street
DEREHAM
NR19 2EP

START DIGGING INTO YOUR PAST!

ENTRANCE £3 to non-members – TEA or COFFEE INCLUDED

YOU WILL BE MADE VERY WELCOME

Visit www.mnfhs.org/program/,
www.facebook.com/MidNorfolkFHS,
or simply search “Mid Norfolk FHS” for more information.

February 2022 – Parliamentary Papers – Glynn Burrows

MID-NORFOLK FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
INVITE YOU TO AN OPEN MEETING ENTITLED

PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS

by

Glynn Burrows

Wednesday 16th February
7.30 pm

Trinity Methodist Church Hall
Theatre Street
DEREHAM
NR19 2EP

Glynn will talk about Parliamentary Papers 
and how they can help with
your family history research.

START DIGGING INTO YOUR PAST!

ENTRANCE £3 to non-members – TEA or COFFEE INCLUDED

YOU WILL BE MADE VERY WELCOME

Visit hwww.mnfhs.org/program/
or simply search “Mid Norfolk FHS” for more information.

January 2022 – A Mobile Museum – Glynn Burrows

MID-NORFOLK FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
INVITE YOU TO AN OPEN MEETING ENTITLED

A Mobile Museum

by

Glynn Burrows

Wednesday 19th November
7.30 pm

This meeting will
now be via Zoom
For the link, please e-mail;

chairman -at- mnfhs.org

Looking at and identifying artifacts,
with our new Chairman Glynn Burrows

START DIGGING INTO YOUR PAST!

ENTRANCE £3 to non-members

YOU WILL BE MADE VERY WELCOME

Visit hwww.mnfhs.org/program/
or simply search “Mid Norfolk FHS” for more information.

November 2021 – A Spinster’s Tale – Susan Cranmer

MID-NORFOLK FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
INVITE YOU TO AN OPEN MEETING ENTITLED

A Spinster’s Tale

by

Susan Cranmer

Wednesday 17th November
7.30 pm

Trinity Methodist Church Hall
Theatre Street
DEREHAM
NR19 2EP

After Susan’s presentation we
plan to have refreshments
of a seasonal variety.

START DIGGING INTO YOUR PAST!

ENTRANCE £3 to non-members – TEA or COFFEE INCLUDED

YOU WILL BE MADE VERY WELCOME

Visit hwww.mnfhs.org/program/
or simply search “Mid Norfolk FHS” for more information.

October 2021 – Maps Online – by Peter Christian

MID-NORFOLK FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
INVITE YOU TO AN OPEN MEETING ENTITLED

Maps Online

by

Peter Christian

Wednesday 20th October
7.30 pm

Trinity Methodist Church Hall
Theatre Street
DEREHAM
NR19 2EP

followed by a brief
Extraordinary Meeting
with a single item on the agenda;
“Election of a New committee”.

START DIGGING INTO YOUR PAST!

ENTRANCE £3 to non-members – TEA or COFFEE INCLUDED

YOU WILL BE MADE VERY WELCOME

Visit hwww.mnfhs.org/program/
or simply search “Mid Norfolk FHS” for more information.

April 2021 – Where there is a Will – by Ian Waller

MID-NORFOLK FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
INVITE YOU TO AN OPEN MEETING ENTITLED

Where there is a

Will

by

Ian Waller

Wednesday 21st April
7.30 pm

On-line via Zoom

Ian Waller will talk about wills, ‘Where there is a will’.
A link will be forwarded to you nearer the date.
If you are considering joining this meeting please e-mail;

philip.shakespeare132@btinternet.com

START DIGGING INTO YOUR PAST!

Visit hwww.mnfhs.org/program/
or simply search “Mid Norfolk FHS” for more information.

Provisional programme for MNFHS meetings in 2021

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.

Gressenhall Museum are looking for Family History Volunteers

The following comes from the Family History Federation‘s May 2020 newsletter, which we’re sharing here due to the local interest.

Gressenhall Museum are looking for Family History Volunteers

More Than Oliver Twist Family History Volunteers

Volunteers needed! We would love to hear from you if you would be interested in researching the lives of people who lived here in the workhouse at Gressenhall; this is part of the More Than Oliver Twist project! This role requires candidates to have access to family history research databases from home and the relevant skills to carry out this research. Please get in touch via: gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk  quoting MTOT Family History Volunteer.

Workhouse Archive Volunteers

Volunteers needed! We would like to hear from you if you are interested in history and learning more about the union workhouse system. Volunteers are required to help catalogue workhouse archives. This role requires online access, an ability to read curly old writing and to use image and word processing packages. To find out more please contact: gressenhall.museum@norfolk.gov.uk quoting Workhouse Archive Volunteer.

Gressenhall Museum are currently experiencing high levels of demand for these volunteering opportunities. In order to support all of our volunteers effectively and fairly, we may need to limit the total number of volunteers we can work with.