Events

Start Date Start Time Title Description Location
Wednesday 01 May 2019 19:30 Stephen Barker: Buckinghamshire In The Civil War

Stephen Barker: Buckinghamshire In The Civil War

Hampdens monument Chalgrove

This talk is about the part Bucks played in the Civil War. Mainly Parliamentarian supporting, there were nevertheless pockets of Royalist supporters. The county’s proximity to the Royalist capital at Oxford meant that conflict was consistant and widespread. Find out about John Hampden, the Battle of Aylesbury and garrisons at Brill, Boarstall, Stony Stratford and Newport Pagnell. The talk explains the political and military context, yet includes too a significant number of personal stories, anecdotes and legacies relating to those caught up in the actions.

Wednesday 1st May 7.30pm

At Methodist Church Hall, Queensway, Bletchley MK2 2HB See Northern Branch for details & charges.

Methodist Church Hall, Queensway, Bletchley MK2 2HB
Tuesday 14 May 2019 19:15 Family History From Education Records

Colin Chapman: Family History From Education Records

Although many school records have been lost or destroyed, many still exist and are extremely useful for family historians. Some university archives hold records dating back several centuries. Colin will tell us what is available and how to find it.

Tuesday 14th May 7.30pm

At Bourne End Community Centre. Wakeman Road, Bourne End, SL8 5SX.

See Southern Branch for details & charges.

Bourne End Community Centre, Wakeman Road, Bourne End, Bucks SL8 5SX