CANTERBURY BRANCH
KENT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY

Home  Meeting Dates Outings
Navigation  Meeting Reports Getting Started
Canterbury Churches

 East Kent Churches

Cemeteries

Meeting Reports by YEAR: 2016  2015   2014   2013   2012   2011   2010   2009   2008   2007   2006   2005

MEETING REPORTS INDEX - By Subject

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  Dickens: Gads Hill Place 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  Life in the Victorian Kentish Workhouse   Helen Allinson
Brickwalls and Lost Ancestors Dave Annal  A Stroll along the Nailbourne Peter Ewart
Lucky Me: My Ancestors were Ag Labs. Peter Ewart  Mar 2015
 Kent Theatre in the Time of Jane Austen
Alan Stockwell
Reliability of BMD certificates Dr David Wright  Apr 2015
 History of Policing Kent
Roy Ingleton
Lost in London Dave Annals
 The History of Smuggling in Kent
Peter Ewart
Tithe Maps and Apportionments Paul Blake  'Bover on the Hover' Brian Laverick-Smith
Ordnance Survey Ancient and Modern Colin Brown    

Probate and Missing Persons

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
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  Peter Ewart
The Buffs in the Great War Michael Mills  Bird, Beasts & Bacchanalia of Kt & Sx Chris McCooey
Wartime Convalescent Homes Jack Davies  How Far Did My Ancestor's Travel Celia Heritage
Flanders, the Somme: Then and Now' Ian Everest    
Wartime Places of Safety Chislehurst Caves Brian Williamson    
       
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 underclothes  Lee Ault
Last Days of the Music Hall Wilf Lower  Thames Watermen Pat Hilbert
     Women in the 1800s' Tom Doig
       
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
The Saga of Walter Ponting: part 1 Ted Maynard  The Parish & Village of Kingston Charles Fagg

Canterbury Magistrates Court Records

Tricia Baxter  Walloons and Huguenots in Canterbury Michael Peters
Family History via and Object Aug 2016  Chilham Castle Park Michael Peters
     Faversham' Town and St Mary of Charity Faversham Guides
     11Jul14
 The Parish Churches of Canterbury
Richard Ginman
     Jul15
 Hythe, St Leonard's Ossuary, Town Hall
Hythe Guides
       

Meeting Reports by YEAR: 2016  2015   2014   2013   2012   2011   2010   2009   2008   2007   2006   2005

 Tricia Baxter, Secretary & Webmaster

David Wood, Branch Chairman

Page updated:  28 February 2016