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Next Bromsgrove Group Meeting: 09 Apr 2019

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Rogues and Villains, by Vanessa Morgan

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A talk on nineteenth century criminal cases as reported in newspapers at the time, local to Bromsgrove and North Worcestershire.

Tea and coffee will be available.

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For our April meeting on the 14th we have How the Stagecoach Transformed Our Area by John Butterworth. Note the date in your diary!

 

Exploring Your Worcestershire Ancestors

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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.

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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).

 

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.

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Forthcoming Events

'King' of the Desert

March
Saturday
23

Stourbridge Group.  Speaker: Jean Weston



Rogues and Villains

April
Tuesday
09

Speaker: Vanessa Morgan



King John: The Worst King but The Greatest Legacy

April
Tuesday
16

Stourbridge Group. Speaker: Max Keen



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