Talk: Alnwick’s Cholera Families Tue 2nd July 2019 7.30pm
Cholera ravaged Alnwick in 1849. Over 130 people died in a few weeks. Hear about the background to this epidemic, where it came from and how it arrived. Hear also what happened to their remaining relatives after such a tragedy, many of whom leaving the area to take up a new life elsewhere .
Talk by Mary and Dudley George
Members of the NDFHS, including its Alnwick branch enjoy a range of benefits to help them discover more about their ancestors and hence who they “really are”. This includes access to a wide range of excellent speakers on Family History-related issues and events
All evening meetings are on the FIRST TUESDAY of the month. They begin at 7.15pm with refreshments in Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick. (speaker begins at 7.30pm). Programme of Speakers
Entry is free to members of the Northumberland and Durham Family History Society www.ndfhs.org.uk .
Non-members are always welcome to attend and there is no fixed charge. They will, however be invited to make a donation of £2.50 towards refreshments and room hire costs .
Free refreshments are included in your entry.
(Booking is not compulsory but bookings do help us plan refreshments etc )