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Fareham HGS Family History Group meet monthly for Talks and Visits to Inspire and Help you with your Research

Welcome to the Fareham Group page. This friendly and welcoming group meets on the FOURTH Thursday of each month at Wallington Village Hall, Broadcut, Fareham. Doors open at 7:15 pm and the meeting begins at 7:30 pm. Fareham is a market town in the south east of Hampshire, between the cities of Southampton and Portsmouth. Members join us from Fareham and the surrounding area and we are always pleased to welcome visitors and new members.

NEWS FLASH!!! We are now in the MAIN room at Wallington Hall with plenty of room for more members to come along to our meetings!
Please note that our December meeting will be on the SECOND Thursday, 14 December in the UPPER room.

Why Join Fareham Group?

Joining your local group provides an opportunity to meet other people who have the same enthusiasm for family history and to share skills and expertise. It’s also an opportunity to help others to break down ‘brick walls’ in their research and have some help with your own. The talks, workshops, and social events also provide a great opportunity to extend knowledge and have fun!

The Group meetings are either a talk from a speaker on a family history related subject, or a Members’ Evening, usually arranged around members interests or a request for a particular topic. The meeting is preceded by tea/coffee and biscuits, which gives everyone the opportunity to socialise, meet, and chat with the speaker.

HGS Fareham Group Events & Meetings

  • October 26, 2017, 7:15 pm: Women Artists of the Great War – Jane Fox

    There were many male artists, professional and amateur recording the experience of war, but only a handful of women. This talk discusses the role of these women and looks at how their work differs from their male counterparts.

  • November 23, 2017, 7:15 pm: Members' Evening - Five Minute Pitch on Research

    A chance for members to share their knowledge of a little known or specialist website or resource to others in the group.

  • December 14, 2017, 7:15 pm: "The Butler's Christmas" followed by an American Supper

    John Dine, Petworth’s Victorian butler, shares a typical Christmas at a great house in Victorian times. He explores how Christmas traditions evolved, how very different they were in Georgian times and how the Victorians invented the Christmas that we enjoy today. Plenty of amusement - a  joyful way to kick of the festive season!


The group organiser is Jane Painter. She can be contacted using the form on this page.

Find Us Here:

Wallington Village Hall
Broadcut
Fareham
Hants PO16 8ST

4th Thursday of each month, except for our December meeting which will be the 2nd Thursday in the UPPER room

 

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If you would like to know more about the Fareham Group and its forthcoming events, then please contact the group organiser using this form.
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