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|Society News - Last Updated April 8, 2014|
|April 2014 NNWFHS Journal Now Online in Members Area|
Our excellent Journal, put together by John Parton, is available to read by members, who should have also received it by email or snail mail in the near future. Click here to go to it, you will need to log-in.
The Journal Index database has also been updated with the latest articles.
|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
|Campaign to Open Historic Registers|
Anguline Research Archives is running a campaign to open historic registers now; we ask that you mention this campaign to society members, for further details see our website at
Almost 100 years ago a Royal Commission on Public Records appointed to inquire into and report on the state of the public records and local records of a public nature of England and Wales stated in their report-
There is now a petition online at http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/62779
|Wilnecote April Help Desk Meeting cancelled|
|Due to Easter Monday falling on the third Monday in April (21st) the regular monthly help desk at Wilnecote has been cancelled and the next one will be on Monday 19th May, 2014.|
|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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