Your his­tory

Loughborough Echo - - VILLAGE NEWS -

HAVE you ever won­dered where your an­ces­tors went to school? Where would we find their records?

Le­ices­ter­shire and Rut­land Fam­ily His­tory So­ci­ety, Lough­bor­ough Group’s au­tumn pro­gramme be­gins on Tues­day, Septem­ber 19, with a talk on ‘Ed­u­ca­tion and its Records’ by Eve McLaugh­lin who will be able to help us find the an­swers to th­ese ques­tions.

Eve McLaugh­lin is the au­thor of many very use­ful guides writ­ten specif­i­cally for fam­ily his­to­ri­ans.

The so­ci­ety’s meet­ings take place at All Saints Church Hall, Thorpe Acre Road, Lough­bor­ough LE11 4NF.

Car park­ing is con­ve­niently lo­cated and there is easy ac­cess for wheelchair users.

Visi­tors are wel­come to come along to any of our meet­ings as a taster be­fore join­ing the group. Doors are open from 6.45 pm and the talk starts at 7.30 pm. Tea and cof­fee will be avail­able plus a se­lec­tion of the so­ci­ety’s CDs of Le­ices­ter­shire births, mar­riages and deaths and other items of in­ter­est for lo­cal fam­ily his­to­ri­ans which mem­bers and visi­tors may like to browse.

Date of next meet­ing: Tues­day, Oc­to­ber 17, ‘Sol­diers’ Wives: Army Women in the 18th Cen­tury’ by Do­minic John­son.

The full pro­gramme can be viewed on the So­ci­ety’s web­site at: www.lrfhs.org.uk

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