This Month's Family and Local History Events

The Society of Genealogy (SOG) run a series of talks, courses, visits and walks throughout the year. You do not have to be a member to attend. Their next one day conference is on Heraldry on 4 March 2019.
Please see their website for further information.

The Institute of Heraldic & Genealogical Studies - (IHGS) based in Canterbury run day and weekend courses throughout the year. For more information see their website at

Essex History Group A Talk on 'Maldon Moot Hall' by Mike Fogg and Penney MacAvoy. A Grade 1 listed building dating back to the 15th century on Tuesday 5 March 2019. at 10.30am - 12 noon and again on 12 March 2019 at 10.30am - 12noon. Both talks will be at the Essex Record, Wharf Road, Chelmsford CM2 6YT Please book in advance and pay £5.00 at the door. Refreshments included are available both before and after the talk. See here for more details

The Maldon Society Talk 'A broad history of bee-keeping including bees in warfare and bee-keeping myths' by Jean Smythe Thursday 7 March 2019 doors open at 7.15pm and the talk starts at 7.45pm The Cygnet Room. Swan Hotel, Maldon Donation of £3.00 at the door is their website

Chelmsford Civic Society at Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford Science Festival a Talk on 'Marconi's and Hoffman's past – the legacy of the Frederick Roberts archive of industrial history' by Dr Catherine Pearson on Monday 11 March 2019 at 7.30pm.
The festival runs from Monday 11 March 2019 to Friday 15 March 2019. To book free tickets and information on other talks and venue please see their website by clicking here

Colchester Recalled Oral History Society are hosting a Talk 'The Birth of Wartime Radar - The Bawdsey Story' by Lynette Burgess on Thursday 14 March 2019 at 7pm at Roman Circus House, Roman Circus Walk, Colchester CO2 7BJ
Members £2 and non-members £3. The evening features extracts from their recordings, the talk and refreshments. See here for more details

Mersea Museum – West Mersea Illustrated talk ' Medieval Colchester' by Sue Howlett Friday 15 March 2019 at 7.30pm Admission £5 for non-members and £3 for members including refreshments Mersea Museum, 12 High Street, West Mersea, Mersea Island CO5 8QD More details at their website

Galleywood Heritage Centre An Essex Book Festival A Talk 'Radio Caroline - the true story of the boat that rocked' by Ray Clark on Tuesday 26 March 2019 Doors open 1.30pm talk starts at 2pm Margaretting Road, Galleywood Common, Chelmsford CM2 8TR Admission £3.00 per person. Refreshments available

The Guild of One Name Studies is holding The Guild's 40th Anniversary Conference and AGM 'Past, Present and Future' between the 29th - 31st March 2019 at The Leicester Marriott Hotel, Leicester LE19 1JW
See for more details.

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