BAFHS Family History Fair - 2019

BAFHS Family History Fair

on Saturday 28th September 2019


All visitors welcome - if you are not a member of a family history society, come and find out about us

at  BAWA, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG

Open 10.00 - 16.00


We are pleased to announce the following Exhibitors will be joining us:

Avonmouth Genealogy Group

Bath Record Office

Barton Hill History Group

Beginners Guide to Writing

Bristol Archives

Bristol Radical History Group

Canadian Ancestors

Caribbean Family History Group

Family and Community Historical Research Society (FACHRS)

Family History Federation

Family Quilt

Frenchay Village Museum

Glamorgan Family History Society

Gloucestershire Family History Society

Gwent Family History Society

Guild of One Name Studies

Hampshire Genealogical Society

History Press

Joshua Horgan Print and Design

Living Military History

Newtown Design Services

Nuneaton & North Warwickshire FHS

Own History

R A Longley Publications

Remembering the Real WW1

Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum

Somerset & Dorset Family History Society

South Gloucestershire Mines Research Group

The National Library of Wales

The New Room, John Wesley’s Chapel

This Way Books / Cassini Maps

Weston Super Mare & District Family History Society

Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine

Wiltshire Family History Society

Wyvern Railway Ancestry Research Advice



The Society will also be running the following free talks:



***  Starting out – Basics of Family History Research    by Shirley Hodgson

Women’s Struggles and Suffrage in Bristol 1850-1950         by Christina Hollis

Identifying Military Uniforms and Badges      by Graham Bandy



***  Further Steps in Research – the Internet and Beyond    by Bob Lawrence

Bath and the Suffrage Movement      by June Hannam

Tracing Your Windrush Roots      by Adrian Stone



Know Your Place – the West Country Historic Mapping Project     by Peter Insole

Researching Irish Heritage       by Penny Walters

Canadian Relations    by Penny Allen


(***  These two sessions are aimed at newcomers to family history and complement each other to give a broad appreciation of the range of research sources available)




Thanks go to Ancestry, My Heritage, WDYTYA, Pen and Sword Books, Amberley Books and Family Tree Magazine for providing prizes for our Prize Draw


Entry £2 per person, children free and free entry to our prize draw.


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