Christmas Social Evening - Thursday 9th December 2021
Time to dig out those Christmas jumpers and join us for an evening of lighthearted quizzes and chat with mince pies and a Christmas raffle in the Central Community Centre.
Thursday, 13th January 2022 - Zoom meeting
Henry Smith by Sue Paul
Sue will talk to us about Henry Smith. The "action" takes place in the East Indies, West Africa, Brazil, London and Edinburgh. Primarily it is a case study in research in more unusual sources demonstrating how much can be discovered about someone from the early-modern period who does not appear in any of the usual genealogical records.
Thursday 27th January 2022
The Life and Art of Swindon watercolourist Frank Ernest Quinton 1922-2019 - John Stooke
During lockdown John has been working on his latest project researching the life and work of Swindon artist Frank Quinton for a new book.
Thursday 10 February 2022 - Zoom Meeting
Introducing the 1921 Census of England and Wales - Jen Baldwin
The 1921 Census of England and Wales is here. Join Findmypast for an unmissable exploration of the biggest new arrival in family history. After years spent digitising and transcribing this unique snapshot of our recent history, discover the stories and secrets contained within. Along with the historical context, tips for effective searching and using it to trace elusive relatives, we'll learn how the 1921 Census will help you understand your ancestors’ lives better. And your own.
Please note that our future meetings will be held at Central Community Centre, Emlyn Square, Swindon SN1 5BP (Click for map) and not in Gorse Hill Community Centre. There is parking available at the hall.Venue
Our meetings are held on the Fourth Thursday of each month, starting at 7.30 pm and we would be very pleased to welcome you there.
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