Belford Branch  NDFHS   2017-18  PROGRAMME

 

All meetings are held on Saturday, start at 10.00am and are held at Bell View Resource Centre, 33 West St. Belford. New members welcome!

 

Everyone is welcome, whether a complete beginner or experienced! Some of our members have Northumbrian ancestry and others do not.

 

 NORTHUMBERLAND AND DURHAM FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY

 

NORTH NORTHUMBERLAND BRANCH

 

2017-2018 PROGRAMME

All meetings start at 10.00am and are held at Bell View Resource Centre, 33 West St. Belford, normally on the 3rd Saturday morning in the month 9.45 for 10am

Everyone is welcome, whether a complete beginner or experienced! Some of our members have Northumbrian ancestry and others do not.

At Members’ Stories sessions we do not have an outside speaker but contribute our own stories, photos, etc (on a theme) from our own research.:

 

Date        Speaker                      Topic

2017

   18 Nov            David Lockie        -        John Black’s Diary 1863


               Farmer of Ford Westfield, 720 acres, employing 14 men and 2 boys

 

   20 Jan            Members’ Stories        "Tiny Tots"  (photos and memories of childhood)

 

2018

 

   17 Feb           Chris Hunwick              The Archives of the Duke of Northumberland

 

   17 Mar            Members’ Stories         Finding your ancestors:practical tips.

 

   21 April         Carol Griffiths               Lords of the Manor of Bamburgh-the Rise and Fall of the

                                                                 Forster Family

 

    19 May                                                   AGM

 

 

                              Our 20th anniversary of the Branch is in 2018!