11 Society members were entertained to an informative, interesting and energetic walk on Saturday 6th Sept as a follow up to the talk the previous Wednesday. We were led by Chris Everett who kept up a cracking pace, covering a remarkable amount of ground in 2 hours, from Queens Square in the north down to the Embankment. Chris was well qualified to lead our tour, being a City of London Guide, a City of Westminster Guide, a Guildhall Art gallery guide and a Freeman of the City of London, as well as Member of our Society.Read more
On 26 March,fifteen Members and guests visited the Thames River Police Museum at Wapping, where they were entertained by Rob Jeffries, the honorary curator. A retired River Police Officer, he demonstrated his second career skill as a museum curator and raconteur, giving some interesting stories about life in Wapping during the 19th century.Read more
The world’s largest family history show is back. Our society is again providing a great line-up of talks as well as advice in the ‘Ask the Experts’ area.
2014 sees the commemoration of the outbreak of the First World War and this will be the theme of Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2014.
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