Important Notice

Starting at the December 2016 meeting, the main talk will start at 2.30pm rather than at 3.00pm as has been the norm in the past.

Meetings Programme

Date Subject Speaker
Jan 30Are we really British? (Demography, population movement)Ian Waller
Feb 27Riots, Randies and Women not their Wives
(Navvies: their Wives and Families)

C & J Rouse
Apr 2Hertfordshire's 18th Century Parish WorkhousesSheila White
Apr 30The Annual General Meeting followed by
In Grandfather's Footsteps (First World War)

Anne Grimshaw
May 28The Origins & Development of Surnames (How they evolved in England and abroad)
Derek Palgrave
Jun 25Ancestors who were Publicans or BrewersSimon Fowler
Jul 30Divorced, Bigamist, Bereaved (A look at second marriages)Rebecca Probert
AugustNo Meeting 
Sep 24In the Family Way (Illegitimacy in the 20th Century)Jane Robinson
Oct 22On the Beat (Herts. Policing History on the Web)Julie Gregson
Nov 19The Enumerator strikes back (A look at the census enumerator's work)
David Annal
Dec 10Hertfordshire HighwaysJohn Pearson

Venue: Woolmer Green, nr. Knebworth, Herts.

Usually, all meetings are here. See Map of Venue.

Address: Woolmer Green Village Hall, off Bridge Road, Woolmer Green, SG3 6XA.

The Main Hall will open from 1.30pm to 3.00pm for research, queries, book purchases etc. The speaker will commence at 3.00pm.

The Annual General Meeting will commence at 2.30pm at Woolmer Green.


Visitors are always welcome to come to the Meetings.


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