Copyright Leicestershire & Rutland FHS December 2010 Reg Charity No: 518870 Member Of The FFHS
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SATURDAY 16TH AUGUST 2014
WELL ATTENDED OPEN DAY -
THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR LOCAL HISTORY IS ORGANISING A VISIT TO SOUTH DERBYSHIRE AND NORTH WEST LEICESTERSHIRE ON SATURDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER LED BY JANET SPAVOLD, AN EXCELLENT AND ENTERTAINING LOCAL HISTORIAN. IT OFFERS A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO SEE INSIDE STAUNTON HAROLD CHURCH AND IT OCCURRED TO ME THAT PEOPLE IN LEICESTERSHIRE MIGHT FIND THIS OF INTEREST.
THE LINK WHICH GIVES FURTHER INFORMATION AND A BOOKING FORM:
Thurmaston and the Great War, 1914-
NATIONAL ARCHIVES COACH TRIPS
WE HAVE MADE SOME CHANGES
TO THE RUNNING OF THE KEW NATIONAL ARCHIVES COACH TRIPS
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THIS CD CONTAINS A SURNAME/FORENAME INDEX OF PEOPLE AWAY FROM HOME (ABSENT VOTERS), WHEN THE ELECTORAL REGISTERS WERE COMPILED FOR THE
GENERAL ELECTION IN DECEMBER 1918. THE REGISTERS WERE UPDATED IN SPRING AND AUTUMN 1919 BUT NAMES ONLY APPEAR ONCE IN THE INDEX IF THE ADDRESS IS THE SAME, OCCASIONALLY PEOPLE WERE REGISTERED AT TWO ADDRESSES.
CD CONTAINS 26,000+ RECORDS
WESTCOTES HISTORY GROUP
FRIDAY 3 OCTOBER, 10.00AM TO 12.00 NOON. WESTCOTES LIBRARY, NARBOROUGH ROAD.
INAUGURAL MEETING OF A NEW WESTCOTES HISTORY GROUP TO RESEARCH THE STORY OF THEWEST END AND COLLECT HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS.
The project entails reading archives, histories, records and old documents about Westcotes. Also people with memories and recollections of old Westcotes are encouraged to come along and bring their stories -
Members of the Leicester Family History Society have agreed to make a short presentation; documents discovered by a local businessperson have been promised for a display; and there will hopefully be people from similar library-
LEICESTER Westcotes WESTWordS Festival in the West End of Leicester. Over 40 hours of community events from 29 September to 5 October 2014. Created by Westcotes Library in partnership with the community. Supported by local business and run by volunteers. All events subject to change or cancellation without prior notice. See full programme for details. Available to view in Westcotes Library.