Friends of Herefordshire Archives

HARC events January to June 2019.

HARC is hosting an interesting and varied range of subjects: aerial photography, historic maps, life at the Rotherwas munitions factory, Herefordshire artist James Wathen, using genealogy websites, history of the poor of the parish, turning family research into memoir, introductory course of family history. Exhibitions include social change after WW1 and poetry and art events. Dowload the full programme here. See also a compilation of local history events and lectures for 2019 compiled by Jeremy Milln of the Longtown History society - download here.

Monday 4 February. An introduction to free genealogy websites.

These will include: FreeBMD, FamilySearch, Herefordshire History, FreeUKGenealogy, the National Library of Wales and the National Library of Scotland. Download the poster here.

10:30am - 12:30pm at Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre, Fir Tree Lane, Rotherwas, HR2 6LA.Cost £9.60 to include refreshments and all materials. Booking essential

Contact 01432 260750 or email archives@herefordshire.gov.uk

Monday 11 March. A Munitionette’s View.

Angela Williams will explore aspects of life at the munitions factory at Rotherwas, Hereford, during the First and Second World Wars. Download the poster here.

10:30am - 12:30pm at Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre, Fir Tree Lane, Rotherwas, HR2 6LA.Cost £9.60 to include refreshments and all materials. Booking essential

Contact 01432 260750 or email archives@herefordshire.gov.uk