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Genealogy History and Geography, plus, Tracing Your Kent Ancestors - FULLY BOOKED

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With guest speaker David Wright.
This seminar will cover the two talks in the title.
History without geography is meaningless. This talk covers our ancestors' lives in context: how and why they moved and how such behaviour can be traced. It looks at county and other boundaries and the restriction of freedom they allowed.

Genealogically speaking, Kent is an important maritime county which has played a prime defensive role in English history. It is large and diverse and replete with great houses, castles and other family homes, many with their own archives. It is also a fascinating area of research for historians. This talk is packed with vital information for anyone researching their own family history.

$20 for GSV members, $40 non-members. FHC, RHSV and CAV members should contact the GSV for a 25% discount.

Bookings are required and can be made online, by email, in person or by telephone (Mon-Fri 9.00am-4.00pm). Joint members please book in separately if both attending. Maximum 35 attendees, and there will be a wait list available.

David Wright is a professional genealogist, historian and writer. He has taught at University College, London, and he is a Fellow of the Society of Genealogists.

17 October 2019, 10:00   to   12:30
Level 6, 85 Queen Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

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Phone: (03) 9662 4455
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Attendance fee $ 40.00

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