Meetings are held at 7:30pm on the second Wednesday of each month at Broadway House, Orwell Rd, Felixstowe, IP11 7DD.
Some meetings may be a Hybrid meeting, i.e. Broadway House and also broadcast via Zoom. Watch out for details on each speaker. If it is not shown as a Zoom meeting it will be at Broadway House only.
The Friday Drop-In Sessions are also held at Broadway House. 10.15am to 12.00 noon. See dates below.
There is a large, FREE after 6pm, municipal car park to the rear of the meeting place which is accessible from Highfield Road.
|25/11/2022||Drop-In Session. Advice and Help.||Nick Smith|
"Exploring Suffolk by Bus-Pass"
This meeting may be a hybrid meeting, i.e Zoom and Broadway House, depending on demand.
If you wish to participate by Zoom please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest by 7/12/22..
There are few corners of Suffolk (and neighbouring counties) that can't be reached
by bus. Those of us fortunate enough to have our bus-pass can use it to plan expeditions
and days out. This talk, liberally illustrated with Suffolk views, shows how you
can do it.
East Anglia through the eyes of travel writers over the centuries.
|27/01/2023||Drop-In Session. Advice and Help.||Nick Smith|
"Solving Genealogy Brick Walls using DNA."
PLEASE NOTE. THIS WILL BE A ZOOM MEETING.
iF YOU WOULD PREFER, YOU MAY ALSO ATTEND BROADWAY HOUSE
AND VIEW THE MEETING ON OUR SCREEN.
Please email email@example.com if you wish to join via Zoom for the details.
This talk uses an example from the speaker's own family history where she progressed a
brickwall using DNA alongside traditional genealogy research. The path to solving
this brickwall had a number of surprises along the way with forgeries, quick
marriages, criminal ancestors and often more questions than answers.
In telling the story, methods and tools for using DNA to break down brickwalls
|24/02/2023||Drop-In Session. Advice and Help.||Nick Smith|
|08/03/2023||" The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial"||Julie Kilbey MA|
|31/03/2023||Drop-In Session. Advice and Help.||Nick Smith|
"Social Evening and Quiz"
A social evening with light snacks and a Quiz!
|28/04/2023||Drop-In Session. Advice and Help.||Nick Smith|
"Ipswich's 12 Medieval Churches"
Ipswich Town Centre is fortunate in hosting 12 Mediaeval Churches
(one of the largest collections in one town in the country), of which six are now redundant.
The talk covers both the living and redundant churches. These ancient buildings performed
an important role throughout the life of Ipswich and each has many fascinating stories
to tell about the town and its long history.
|26/05/2023||Drop-In Session. Advice and Help.||Nick Smith|
"Humour in Genealogy"
A light-hearted walk through a variety of genealogical records, reinforcing the value
of scrutinising original documents.
|30/06/2023||Drop-In Session. Advice and Help.||Nick Smith|
|12/07/2023||"Hadrians Wall"||Mark Mitchels|
|Jul;y 2023||Drop-In Session. Advice and Help.||Nick Smith|