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The Hinckley Group meets on the first Thursday
of each month (and the second Thursday in
May) at the

Mary Forryan Centre,

Leicester Road, Hinckley, LE10 1LW.

Click the address to see a Google Maps location of
the centre.

Doors open at 7.00 pm

Meetings Start at 7.30 pm

Tea and Coffee available

The 2019 meetings programme

January 3

A Wills Workshop - have a go at transcribing samples of wills from various periods

February 7

AGM followed by Group Questions & Answers Session

March 7


April 4

The Leicestershire Regiment and Ladysmith - a Boer War talk by Robin Jenkins

May 9

Clipperton: The Families, the People, the Treasure Island a talk by Suzanne Mountain

June 6

Tithe Maps - VISIT - Meet at Warwickshire County Record Office, CV34 4JS, from 7pm for a 7:30pm start NOTE: Places are limited on this visit. Please book in advance (either at a meetings or by email


August 1

The Origins and Decline of Leicester's Trams - a talk by Malcolm Riddle

September 5

Power in the Landscape: The Grey and Hastings Families in Leicestershire a talk by Katie Bridger

October 3

Who Do We Think We Were? (DNA talk) a talk by Professor Mark Jobling


November 7

Britons, Saxons, Vikings - Who are the English? A talk by Marianne Whiting


December 5

Xmas Social and 'Bring and Tell'

Meetings - Hinckley Group