Andover HGS Family History Group meet monthly for Talks and Visits to Inspire and Help you with your Research
Welcome to the Andover Group page! This friendly and welcoming group meets on the second Thursday of each month (except August) at The Weyhill Fairground Hall, near Andover, where there’s plenty of parking. Doors open at 7pm and the meeting begins promptly at 7:30 pm. We are always very pleased to welcome visitors and new members.
You don’t have to have Hampshire roots to join us: while most members live in Andover or within a ten-mile radius, a large number of us don’t have local connections, and are researching throughout the UK and beyond.
Our speakers cover a wide range of topics of relevance to any family historian. At Members’ Evenings we share stories, discoveries, challenges & brickwalls, expertise & skills – all of interest for long-term researchers and beginners alike. At all meetings there’s a chance to chat over tea/coffee.
We have an extensive library (free loans) of books, CDs, fiches, etc., with new acquisitions constantly being added to the catalogue (emailed to each member).
We organise occasional trips to Family History Shows and places of particular interest for our research.
HGS Andover Group Events & Meetings
- April 11, 2019, 7:15 pm: Drovers: how they shaped our landscape - Maggie Eltham
- May 9, 2019, 7:15 pm: Causes of Death - Simon Wills
- June 13, 2019, 7:15 pm: If War should Come - Philip MacDougall
- July 11, 2019, 7:15 pm: Members’ Evening
- August 8, 2019, 7:15 pm: Summer Break - No meeting
- September 12, 2019, 7:15 pm: Dating Old Photographs - Jayne Shrimpton
- October 10, 2019, 7:15 pm: Members’ Evening
- November 14, 2019, 7:15 pm: Vagrants and Paupers: the history of poverty and poor relief from medieval times to the Welfare State - Ian Smith
- December 12, 2019, 7:15 pm: Christmas Meeting
For further details, including the full year’s programme, please contact the Group Organiser, Ann McKenzie, via the form below.
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Weyhill Fairground Hall
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