Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Event - Family History Day/Fair (Doncaster)

The Doncaster and District family History Society are running a Family History Day/fair at the School for the Deaf on Leger Way Doncaster on 29th October.

There will be three speakers entertainment in the form of medieaval dancers so lots of societies and trade stands. Admission is only £1 (under 15 years old Free Admission) includes a free raffle ticket to be drawn on the day.

Talks and Presentations:
How to use Parish Records in your research - Ian Marson
Tracing your coal mining ancestors - the National Coal Mining Museum

List of Exhibitors:

Brian Elliot Books - local & military books. Brian is also an author
The Cadeby Main Colliery Memorial Group - the aim of the Group is to provide a permanent memorial to all the men and boys who perished in the Cadeby Main Disaster on July 9 1912
Cobweb Postcards - mainly pre-1950 postcards, majority being Topographical with a high percentage being Yorkshire
The Evacuees Reunion Association - ensuring that the true story of the great evacuation is better known and preserved for future generations
Guild of One Name Studies - the world's leading organisation for one-name studies
Leger Holidays - have put more than 25 years' tour operating experience into creating your perfect holiday
One Stop Genealogy - genealogists cds, genealogy gift sets, transcriptions etc
My History (Mexborough) - family tree software and genealogy supplies specialist
National Coal Mining Museum - offers guided underground tours and exhibitions on the history of the mines
The Old Documents Reading Group - Offer a Transcription Service of wills, inventories, deeds, indentures and other old documents
The Toll Bar Local History Project - aims to collect and make available to the public information relating to the history of Toll Bar

Barnsley FHS East Yorkshire FHS
Isle of Axholme FHS
Mexborough & District Heritage Society
Rotherham FHS
Sheffield and District FHS
Wakefield and District FHS

Kate 01302 854809

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