North West Kent Family History Society Hub

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Aug
16

Additional WW1 & WW2 DVDs added to our Eshop

​The following DVDs have been added to our Eshop as a result of the Commonwealth War Graves and Commonwealth War Graves Photographic Project initiative: DVD-OR37 - CWG & CWGPP Bromley Area First World War & Second World War (2 discs) - over 1700 images DVD-OR35 -  CWG & CWGPP Dartford Area First World War & Second World Wa...
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Aug
02

Free Useful Aids in PDF format

Go to the Help, Advice & Research Aids page (via the RESOURCES menu) to view and download 3 new aids to help with your research. They are: Golden Rules -  Advice on what to do to help you start your family history research. How to Trace Your WW1 Ancestors - Hints to locate information about your ancestors who served in ...
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Jul
26

Library Catalogues Updated

The Library Master Catalogue and the Map Collection (Report 8) Catalogue have been revised and updated July 2018. They can be accessed by the menus RESOURCES>Library Catalogues. 'Click' on the button entitled NWKFHS Master Catalogue and the button entitled Map Collection to view and if required download in PDF format.
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Jul
02

7 New additional CDs now available...

The following CDs are now available for purchase within our EShop. CD108......Eltham: St John the Baptist (Baptisms 1890-1918) CD109......Sutton-at-Hone/Hextable Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (Baptisms 1855-1918) CD110......Eltham: St John the Baptist ( Burials (1813-1843) CD111......Erith Cemetery (Burials 1884-1937) CD112......Erith Cemetery (Burials...
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Jun
14

New public page added for those just starting their research

See under RESOURCES menu entitled Help, Advice & Research Aids.
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Jun
14

Research Aid Diagrams & Charts

A new update to the website for Members. Some Research Aid Diagrams & Charts in downloadable PDF format are now available.
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Jun
09

House Groups

Information relating to new and existing House Groups have been added to the page within the Members Only Area. For your convenience the next 8 forthcoming House Group meetings have been added to the House Group listings and all such House Group events appear within the mini calendar on this page.
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May
24

Volume 14 Journals 1 to 7 now available in the Members Area

Volume 14, Journals 1 to 7 covering the years 2016 and up to September 2017 have been uploaded and are now available to view in PDF format within the Members Only Area. 
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May
20

More External Links

 More links to other useful websites have been added to the External Links page. (Accessed via menus RESOURCES>External Links). Kent Family History Society Sussex Family History Group Sussex Military History Society
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May
18

Useful Links

Useful links to other websites have been added to the External Links page to assist with your research. ( Accessed via the menus RESOURCES>External Links). Commonwealth War Graves Commission - covering the Commonwealth forces who died in the First and Second World Wars Francis Frith Collection – Historical photographs from the Victoria...
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May
12

Volume 13 Journals 5 to 12 now available in the Members Area

Volume 13, Journals 5 to 12 covering the years 2014 and 2015 have been uploaded and are now available to view in PDF format within the Members Only Area. 
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May
12

Drop in Sessions & Fairs

Forthcoming Drop in Sessions & Fairs have been added to the Events calendar. See COMMUNITY>Events page. These appear within the mini calendar and also the next (up to) 5 forthcoming are listed towards the bottom right of the screen.
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May
07

Volume 13 Journals 1 to 4 now available in Members Area

​Volume 13, Journals 1 to 4 covering the year 2013 have been uploaded and are now available to view in PDF format within the Members Only Area. 
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Apr
26

Royal Arsenal Woolwich Children's Parties Photographs

Photographs of Royal Arsenal Children's Parties (circa. 1950) have been uploaded into the Members Only Area (M.O.A.). and appear on their own page accessed from the MEMBERS drop down menu.
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Apr
08

Additional External Links

Additional links to the following websites have been placed on the 'External Website Links' page. (See under the RESOURCES menu) You will find links to the Gazetteer of British Place Names, The National Archives of Ireland, National Library of Ireland, National Library of Scotland, FreeCEN, FreeREG and Old Maps. 
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Apr
02

Volume 12 Journals 1 to 12 now available in Members Area

​Volume 12, Journals 1 to 12 covering the years 2010 to 2012 have been uploaded and are now available to view in PDF format within the Members Only Area.
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Mar
26

New External Links

New links to the following websites have been placed on the  'External Website Links' page. (See under the RESOURCES menu)  You will find links to Britain from Above, Ship Index, UKBMD - Births, Marriages, Deaths Indexes & Census Transcriptions, UKGDL - Genealogical Directories, Lists and UKMFH - Military Family History
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Mar
18

Bromley 22nd September meeting now on 15th September

Due to an unfortunate sequence of events that were out of our hands, we have had to change the date of our September meeting from Saturday 22nd to Saturday 15th . The venue is the Methodist Church as usual. Meryl Catty will still able to visit us, but we have had to change the title of the talk, as Maureen Binks will be on holiday on the 15th. Mery...
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Mar
11

Insight into occupation records

Everyone of your ancestors had to earn a living to survive, no social services and little parish support. So if you want to learn more about occupational records then Jean Stirk's workshop on 21 March 2018 will help you. Contact workshop @nwkfhs.org.uk . There are places available for members. Sorry, due to lack of workshop space we cannot accept n...
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Mar
10

Calendar Photographic Competition 2019

Each year the Society produces a slim wall calendar using images submitted by members. Contributions after costs from the sales of the calendar become income for the Society. This year you can sponsor the cost of the printing by making a donation. This will reduce the cost and enable us to sell the calendar at a lower price. The names of all the sp...
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