HomeBromsgrove GroupBranch News

News

Latest Bromsgrove Briefing

  • PDF
  • Print
  • E-mail

The December 2019 issue of Bromsgrove Briefing is now available. Mike Fisher previews this month's meeting and presents a round-up of the latest genealogy news. Click here to download.

You can read previous newsletters in our archive.

 

Next Bromsgrove Group Meeting: 10 December 2019

  • PDF
  • Print
  • E-mail

The English Civil War in Worcestershire

BattleOfWorcester

How did the English Civil War between King and Parliament affect Bewdley, Kidderminster, Stourbridge and Worcester? Which royal figures appeared with armies of 5000 or more? What other armies appeared and what of the local people?

Popular local speaker Max Keen will explain all. Max appears dressed as an officer of the period.

***************

Tea and coffee will be available, as well as Festive Treats!

***************

For our 14th January meeting the topic is Prepare to Meet Thy God: Death Records by Sandra Taylor and on 11th February we have Extraordinary Lives of Ordinary People by Helen Lloyd. Note the dates in your diary!

 

Exploring Your Worcestershire Ancestors

  • PDF
  • Print
  • E-mail

WAAS Guide

Whether you're a newcomer to family history or an experienced researcher, we all need to understand the range and types of records available to us. Every county is different, so it helps to have a well written guidebook to call on that describes the resources available. Explore the Past, Worcestershire's award-winning Archive and Archaeology Service, has produced such a guide, which provides a go-to reference for those tracing their ancestors in Worcestershire.

The downloadable 70-page research guide is the ideal starting point to discovering your family's history, wherever you are in the world. It explains how to get hold of the information you need, whether it's held in the Worcestershire collections or from other sources.

Read more...

 

The Builders of Bromsgrove

  • PDF
  • Print
  • E-mail

Local historian Jenny Townshend has made a study of the building trades in Bromsgrove from the 17th to 19th centuries. This short, name-rich article summarizes her findings. You can download it here (as pdf file).

 

Page 1 of 4

Member Login

Please register to access all areas of the site. Registration is free and not limited to BMSGH members. As usernames are visible to others in the forums, we suggest you do not use your email address.

For help with registration or logging in click here.

Latest Discussion

  • No posts to display.

Family History Blogs: