Meetings & Events

The Society holds its main meetings in Bristol, with sub-group meetings in Bath.  These meetings are free and open to the public.

Please watch the website as the planned Talks for the forthcoming year will be listed here.  These may include Talks by ZOOM for members who will receive an invitation.

 

Bristol

We meet at the BAWA Leisure Centre, Southmead Road, Bristol BS34 7RG. Normally we meet on the second Monday of each month unless otherwise notified. Free parking is available.  The Talk Presentation begins at 7.30pm, but the bookstall, storage materials and a Help Desk are available from 7.00. No meetings are held in July or August.

Bath

The Bath Sub-Group meets at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, 16 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN, on the fourth Monday of most months.  The Talk Presentation begins at 7.30pm. There is pay-and-display parking at Charlotte Street car park about a five minute walk away.. Some on-street free car parking is available in the vicinity after 7.00pm.  No meetings are held in August.

July 20, 2021

Bristol Meeting September 202107:30pm September 13th, 2021

70th Anniversary of the National Health Service

Clive Burlton

Arrangements will be confirmed nearer the time.  Please watch this space for further details.

March 6, 2021

Bath Meeting September 202107:30pm September 27th, 2021

Photographic Collections of the Bath Record Office

Richard Meunier

This will be via Zoom by invitation only.  An email will be sent to all members with joining details.

July 20, 2021

Bristol Meeting October 202107:30pm October 11th, 2021

Sweeps to Slaves – Working Children of the Past

Professor Jennifer Tann

Arrangements will be confirmed nearer the time.  Please watch this space for further details.

March 6, 2021

Bath Meeting October 202107:30pm October 25th, 2021

Bath Quays Exhibition

Cai Mason

This will be via Zoom by invitation only.  An email will be sent to all members with joining details.

July 20, 2021

Bristol Meeting November 202107:30pm November 8th, 2021

Grounds for Grave Concern

Dr Helen Frisby and Dr Stuart Prior

Arrangements will be confirmed nearer the time.  Please watch this space for further details.

March 6, 2021

Bath Meeting November 202107:30pm November 29th, 2021

The Ethical Dilemmas in Genealogy

Penny Walters

This will be via Zoom by invitation only.  An email will be sent to all members with joining details.

July 17, 2021

Bath Meeting January 202207:30pm January 31st, 2022

FindMyPast

Myko Cleland

This will be via Zoom by invitation only.  An email will be sent to all members with joining details.

July 17, 2021

Bath Meeting February 202207:30pm February 21st, 2022

The Cleveland Pools

Sally Helvey

This will be via Zoom by invitation only.  An email will be sent to all members with joining details.

July 17, 2021

Bath Meeting March 202207:30pm March 28th, 2022

Bath Abbey Footprint

Cai Mason

 

July 17, 2021

Bath Meeting May 202207:30pm May 23rd, 2022

The Theatres of Bath

Andy Burden

 

July 17, 2021

Bath Meeting June 202207:30pm June 27th, 2022

AGM followed by Presenting your Family History to Future Generations

Steve Ralph

 

July 17, 2021

Bath Meeting July 202207:30pm July 25th, 2022

Was Your Ancestor Really Married?

Colin Chapman

 

July 17, 2021

Bath Meeting September 202207:30pm September 26th, 2022

An Introduction to Chancery Records

Susan Moore

 

July 17, 2021

Bath Meeting November 202207:30pm November 28th, 2022

TBC – Life and Times of the Record Office

Anne Buchanan

 

July 17, 2021

Bath Meeting December 202207:30pm December 12th, 2022

Family History Quiz

Len Liechti