Family History

Meeting on Saturday 26th September

Please join us at our zoom meeting on Saturday 26th September at 14.00BST. Our topics this month will include: Update on talking with elders Helping a researcher with a brick wall An intriguing talk ‘Mix Up, Secretive Caribbean Families’ Please email us to register your attendance. Your first meeting is FREE, thereafter £5 per meeting. …

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Read the extraordinary story of how, over 2500 prisoners of war were brought to Hampshire from the Caribbean in 1796

Soldiers from the When Britain and Revolutionary France went to war in 1793, their Caribbean colonies were also caught up in the conflict. Many people from Caribbean islands such as St Lucia, St Vincent and Grenada fought in French military units against the British. In 1796 over 2,000 free French black soldiers were captured and …

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Do you know your cousins?

Family Search.org have added these cousin charts to their site to help you establish relationships with relatives you may find who are descended from your ancestors. Hope this will help you work out who is who!

Are you a GI Baby?

GI Babies – Television production company seeks help with research Wall to Wall Media – the makers of Who Do You think You Are? and Long lost Family  are making a programme about the experience of GI Babies.  We have been asked to share this message: As part of our research we are particularly keen to …

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