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|Society News - Last Updated August 15, 2014|
|Lending Library Added to Members Pages
We have added a page listing the books owned by NNWFHS which are available to NNWHFS members to borrow at meetings. In addition we added a link for the books which are available to purchase online (where still in print). Click here to visit the page. You must be logged in first.
|2015 NNWFHS Programme of Events Issued|
|The NNWFHS has issued its 2015 Programme of Events in two formats, one a foldable "pocket" calendar and the other a A4 sized calendar. Links to both can be found below (click the relevant PDF logo) and in the News, Events & Meetings page in the left menu. Our calendar has updated with these events and we will continue to remind members of forthcoming events with our email newsletter.
2015 Pocket Programme 2015 A4 Sized Programme
|July 2014 Journal Issued|
The NNWFHS Quarterly Journal has been released and will be winging its way to members via their chosen method of delivery. As ever our Editor, John Parton, has put together an interesting publication full of facts and information about Family History in Nuneaton and North Warwickshire. This edition features:
Remember the journal is only available to Members (who can click here for a PDF copy) and for as little as £10 per year members receive four journals and exclusive access to copies of all journals issued since 2009 as part of their membership. In addition they have access to other databases and information put together by the Society that is not made generally available. If you are not already a member join now!
|New Opening Times for Shropshire Archives|
Following a public consultation, Shropshire Archives has now confirmed new opening hours from Wed 16th April.
•Sundays to Tuesdays: closed
|2014 Bonus Disc is in the shop!!|
Now in the NNWFHS Shop….the 2014 Bonus Disc
Since all subscribing members have now received their free Bonus Disc, we are now able to offer the remaining copies for sale in the Shop. [New members for the 2013-14 year will continue to receive a free copy as part of their subscription].
Priced at £6, it is a bargain !! The disc contains the following items which should be of interest to those who have ancestral roots in the NNWFHS area, especially John Astley’s diary which is presented as copies of the original document and gives an insight into daily life in Nuneaton.…
|A message from the Webmaster|
Please note that we have added quite a lot of new content to the site and have begun a revamp of some of the older information. As ever we value all contributions and we are always grateful to receive input and material for publication. Please email the webmaster with any information you may want to share.
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|News Archive- Last Updated April 8th, 2014
|Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum need WW1 photographs. Click here for more|
|Warwickshire Records Office Digitisation Project. Click here for the latest news.|
|2014 Pocket Calendar available by clicking here|
|New searchable database - Index to War Memorials, Gravestone Inscriptions and Rolls of Honour, located in northern Warwickshire. Read more.|
|Free online access to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography at home using your library ticket. Read more.|
|New project to commemorate the Centenary of the start of World War I. Read more.|
|New publications. Our Burial CDs, Series I and II, now available from the Online Shop. Read more.|
|Researchers Beware! - Recent changes to the parishes of Austrey, Newton Regis, Seckington, Shuttington and Warton. Read more.|
|Changes to NNWFHS working area. Willey parish added. Read more.|
|HS2 Route through North Warwickshire. Make sure you photograph affected areas before it is too late! Read more.|
|New podcasts and research guides on Wills and Hugenot Ancestors from the National Archives. Read more.|
|NNWFHS Needs Your Help! Volunteers urgently needed to join the committee and to help with indexing projects. Read more.|
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