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The Builders of Bromsgrove

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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).

 

Next Bromsgrove Group Meeting: 12 June 2018

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Palaeography by Group Member, Jenny Townshend

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What does it say on that will? Trying to read wills from The National Archives?

Help will be given in reading the handwriting of the 18th and 19th century.

Bring your ancestor's documents along to the meeting and find out what they say.

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Tea and coffee will be available.

For our 10th July meeting we have a visit to Greyfriars, a National Trust property in Worcester. Pre-booking is essential - please contact us if you wish to attend and have not yet put your name down.


 

 

A Bromsgrove Name List

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We are publishing here a list of names provided by the author and researcher David Nokes. The list covers persons who lived in Bromsgrove or its immediate environs or persons from elsewhere who have a link with Bromsgrove, for example through marriage. No living persons are listed.

Read more...

 

Midland Ancestors DNA Special Interest Group

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An online Facebook group has been set up for members who have DNA tested or are thinking of DNA testing to ask questions about and discuss DNA, DNA tests, your results and your cousin matches.

You can find the Group at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/MidlandAncestorsDNA/

 

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Forthcoming Events

Palaeography

June
Tuesday
12

Speaker: Jenny Townshend



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