Solihull Caribbean Family Group mtg|Sat 24 June 2017 @ The Core Library, Solihull

Dear Member, Researcher or Contact,

We are, as normal, having our month end research meeting this Saturday at The Core Library, Solihull.

It will be tighter affair, in terms of time, as we are manning a table and taking full group involvement in the Windrush Ball event to be held in the evening in Birmingham – a project that the group has taken an involvement in setting up.

As such we expect to be ending the session promptly for a 4.15pm departure.  So your arrival at 1pm would be mutually beneficial.

Just to remind you of the resources at Solihull –

Hope you are motivated to come along and do some of your own research.  If so we look forward to seeing you on Saturday.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us.

Carlston

Solihull Meeting – Saturday 28th September, 2013

This is the two week notice of our next meetings at Solihull Library along with notice of what we are planning to be involved in for October’s Black History Month events. In terms of October’s events a flyer will be produced and sent shortly with fuller details.
 
Meetings
Saturday 28th September 2013,
1st Floor
Solihull Central Library
Homer Road,
Solihull
B91 3RG
 
Meeting Times
 
1) 12-2pmTraining SessionReading Old Handwriting 
  • Basic skills of deciphering potentially tricky handwriting on records and documents you will be looking at in your research.
2) 2-4pmResearch Session
  • Time to continue with your research – with as much help as we can provide with our final preparations for exhibitions (outlined below)
  
Black History Month 
We have settled on three activities
 
1) Solihull Library – Month of October, 26th if October, How you can help/contribute
  • Exhibition  – commemorating the 65th anniversary of the Windrush with other images of our ship travelling ancestors who came to these shores from the Caribbean
  • Work Shop Day – 26th October, Solihull Library.  A day to be guided around the exhibition and do mini workshops on research and start your family history research if you have not done so.  Contact
  • How you can help!   Do you have any memorabilia or family connections that stem back to the Windrush.  If so, please do make contact and we can explore an acceptable way to use it in our exhibition with your permission.
2) Kingshurst Development Trust – Month of October and 19th October
  • Exhibition – Bringing our Exhibition material for Family History Research to this location in the North of Solihull Borough
  • Work Shop Day – 19th October 2013 – following a similar pattern to our previous Solihull Library Exhibition Workshop Days
 
3) Genealogy Day – Wolverhampton 19th October 2013 (Still to be confirmed)
  • We have been invited to contribute to an event being organised by the Black Local History & Cultural Archives Project (BLHCAP)in Wolverhampton.  Again more details to follow when finally confirmed.

Come and see us at Who Do You Think You Are? Live | 22-24 Feb 2013

We’re back again!

The Caribbean Family History Group will be here again at this weekends Who Do You Think You Are? Live, an entire weekend dedicated to family history research.

Ticket are still available and the event is on until Sunday 24th February.

For more information go to http://www.whodoyouthinkyouarelive.com/

Who You Be? Solihull and Birmingham Family History Events | Oct 2012 @ Solihull Central Library


Exhibition – Caribbean  Family History Research + Stories
1 October 2011 – 31 October 2012

Workshop – Walk-in surgery
Saturday 13 October 10am – 4pm
Assistance for anyone who would like advice/help with their family research.

Event – Open Day
Saturday 27 October 10am – 4pm
Come and meet experienced researchers and group members face to face, and get help to build your family tree.
-Learn the 5 basic steps of genealogy
– Find out how family and friends, archive records and DNA can help you trace your ancestors
– Microfilms of original documents from  Caribbean available at Solihull library!

Heritage & Local Studies
Solihull Central Library
Homer Road
Solihull  B91 3RG
http://www.solihull.gov.uk/libraries/solihullcentrallibrary.htm

Call 0791 701 5113 or email solihull.birmingham@caribbeanfamilyhistorygroup.com for more information