Category Archives: Talks and class

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/

Solihull meeting @ Solihull Library, 2.00pm-4.00pm, 31st March 2012

The next meeting of the Solihull Caribbean Family History Group is as ever is at Solihull Library, officially between 12 noon and 4.00pm on Saturday 31st March 2012

We will help you start/continue to grow your own family tree

Annual General Meeting – Caribbean Family History Group Solihull & Birmingham

All are invited to Caribbean Family History Group Solihull & Birmingham’s  Annual General Meeting

Date: Saturday 28th April 2012*
Venue: tbc
Time: tbc

*N.B. the correct date for the AGM is 28th April 2012, venue and time to be confirmed. Apologies for any confusion caused.

Annual General Meeting – Caribbean Family History Group Solihull & Birmingham

All are invited to Caribbean Family History Group Solihull & Birmingham’s  Annual General Meeting

Date: Saturday 28th April 2012*
Venue: tbc
Time: tbc

*N.B. the correct date for the AGM is 28th April 2012, venue and time to be confirmed. Apologies for any confusion caused.

Come and see us at Who Do You Think You Are? Live | 24-26 Feb 2012

We’re back!

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.

We’re really excited to be taking part and represent  Caribbean family historians. You can find us at S.O.G area, table 33 so do pop along and say hello.

Ticket are still available and the event is on until Sunday 26th February.

For more information go to www.whodoyouthinkyouarelive.co.uk

Come and see us at Who Do You Think You Are? Live | 25-27 Feb 2011

Exciting news!

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

We’re really exciting to take part and represent  in Caribbean family historians. You can find us at Stand No. 311 so do pop along and say hello.

Ticket are still available and the event is on until Sunday 27th February.

For more information go to www.whodoyouthinkyouarelive.co.uk