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Saturday, 16 March 2013

NWKFHS Meetings for April 2013. Crossness Open Day-Local History Fair. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Back again after a short hiatus.

NWKFHS Meetings for April 2013.

The 3 Branches, Bromley, Dartford and Sevenoaks hold monthly meetings (in the case of Sevenoaks there are only 9 monthly meetings). There is a talk at each meetings, plus a Society Bookstall and people to help and advise about your research. It is a good  opportunity to meet and talk to fellow family historians. Visitors are welcome so why not come to one of the meetings and see what the Society can offer and hear a talk by an expert in their field.
The next meetings to take place in April are:
Bromley Branch: Meetings are held on the third Saturday morning of the month, in the main hall, Bromley Methodist Church, College Road, Bromley BR1 3NS.  The hall opens at 9.45am, the meeting starts at 10.30am.

20 April 2013 Louise Taylor Adoption & fostering - 1850 to 1930

Dartford Branch: Dartford Technology College.  Located on the north side of Heath Lane.  There is plenty of parking available. The meetings room is the New Auditorium.  Doors open from 9.45am with the meeting proper starting at 10.30am.

6 April 2013 Dr Ann Kneif Women Wartime Workers in the Munitions Industry & Branch Annual Meeting

Sevenoaks Branch: Sevenoaks Community Centre, Otford Road (at junction with Crampton Rd.), Sevenoaks, at 7.15pm.

11 April 2013 Alan Payne What's on the Cards - the History of Playing Cards & Annual Meeting 

Please check with the NWKFHS website before travelling to any meeting to make sure there are no alterations.

Crossness Open Day-Local History Day. Crossness Engines Trust, The Old Works, Crossness Sewage Treatment Works, Belvedere Road, Abbey Wood, London SE2 9AQ.

NWKFHS will be at the open day from 10.30am - 4.00pm. We hope you will stop by our stand to have a chat and see what we have on offer to help you with your Family History research. See NWKFHS Events and Crossness Open Day

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission wishes to make contact with the any family members of the following casualties of WWI as part of the work they are carrying out
on a number of the War Graves in the UK:

C. CASSIDY Private d.15/2/1919 Royal Defence Corps Camus Cemetery

Stephen Cyril DIMES Sapper d.12/4/1918 Royal Engineers Shobrooke (St Swithin) Churchyard

Thomas FINDLAY Private d.29/11/1915 The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment Liverpool Ford Cemetery

If you are a relative of any of these casualties please contact the Commonwealth War Graves Commission at CWGC

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