33 West Street,
Northumberland, NE70 7QF
Contact: VALERIE GLASS
Meetings on 3rd Saturday in the month at 10.00 am
(No meetings in June, July and August – Summer Break)
Next meeting: SAT 21 April 9.45 FOR 10.00 BELL VIEW BELFORD
The Rise and Fall of the Forsters of Bamburgh
talk by Carol Griffiths
Come along and hear about the colourful characters of this fascinating family!
Note: At meetings listed as “Members’ Stories” there is no guest speaker but members contribute their own stories, photos, etc., from their own research.
All meetings start at 10.00am and are held at Bell View Resource Centre, 33 West St. Belford normally on the 3rd Saturday morning.
Everyone is welcome, whether a complete beginner or experienced! Some of our members have Northumbrian ancestry and others do not.
At Members’ Stories sessions we do not have an outside speaker but contribute our own stories, photos, etc (on a theme) from our own research.
Date Speaker Topic
16 Sept Ralph Holmes Salmon Gallows and other stories
21 Oct Anthea Lang From Here to Eternity – graveyards and
18 Nov David Lockie John Black’s Diary 1863
20 Jan Members’ Stories Tiny Tots! (photos and memories of childhood)
17 Feb Chris Hunwick The Archives of the Duke of Northumberland
17 Mar Members’ Stories Finding your ancestor: practical tips
21 April Carol Griffiths Lords of the Manor of Bamburgh-the Rise and Fall of the Forster Family
19 May AGM
Our 20th anniversary of the Branch is in 2018
Last updated 21 February 2017