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Woking Centre

Woking Methodist Church Hall, Brewery Road, Woking, GU21 4LH

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Co-ordinator Chris Leech

Second Thursday in month
Doors Open at 7.15pm. Meeting starts at 7.50pm.


Thu9Aug7.50 pmNo Meeting
Thu13Sep7.50 pmtbaGraham Bandy
Sat13Oct2.30pmAnnual General Meeting Heir Hunting - the Real Deal Kirsty Gray
Thu8Nov7.50 pmMy Military AncestorInformal Meeting
Thu13Dec7.50 pmHeroes and Villains of the Basingstoke CanalRoger Cansdale


Thu10Jan7.50 pmForgotten Staff - Victorian and Edwardian RailwaywomenDavid Turner
Thu14Feb7.50 pmWomen's SuffrageRosie Everritt
Thu14Mar7.50 pmResearching from NewspapersIan Waller
Thu11Apr7.50 pmMy Criminal AncestorInformal Meeting
Thu9May7.50 pmThe HugenotsJane Le Cluse
Thu13Jun7.50 pmtbaIan Macdonald
Thu11Jul7.50 pmNo meeting
Thu8Aug7.50 pmNo meeting

Forthcoming Meetings

August 9 2018

No Meeting

September 13

Graham Bandy - tba

October 13

Kirsty Gray - Annual General Meeting Heir Hunting - the Real Deal
Society AGM - Saturday afternoon meeting.
Details to be added.

November 8

Informal Meeting - My Military Ancestor
100 years after the end of WWI - An opportunity to share some of your research finds about your military ancestors with other members.

December 13

Roger Cansdale - Heroes and Villains of the Basingstoke Canal
In the canal's 200+ year history, there have been many occasions when it might have been abandoned. The fact that most of it still survives is due to a relatively small number of people who popped up at critical moments. Some did what they did for perfectly respectable reasons, either commercial or altruistic, but the motives of others were at best self-interest and at worst fraudulent and criminal; several ended up in prison. However, without them all, the canal would not exist today.

January 10 2019

David Turner - Forgotten Staff - Victorian and Edwardian Railwaywomen
Our histories of the Victorian and Edwardian railways usually focus on the activities and lives of male workers. This talk describes the jobs railwaywomen did on the railway before 1914, the challenges they faced when working in a male-dominated environment, and how their pay and employment prospects were shaped by the expectations of women's position in society generally.

February 14

Rosie Everritt - Women's Suffrage
To be added

March 14

Ian Waller - Researching from Newspapers
To be added

April 11

Informal Meeting - My Criminal Ancestor
Another opportunity to share some more of your research - about an ancestor of whom you may, or may not, be proud!

May 9

Jane Le Cluse - The Hugenots
To be added

June 13

Ian Macdonald - tba

July 11

No meeting

August 8

No meeting

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