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North West Kent Family History Society January Zoom Talks
« on: Sunday 09 January 22 16:22 GMT (UK) »
North West Kent Family History Society hosts zoom talks each month at various times.
The next scheduled zoom talk is on Thursday 20th January at 7pm for 7.30pm with Sue Gibbons. The talk is on  “Conserving your family archive”.

Sue  will cover:- General principles for keeping things safe and in good condition. Detailed advice on caring for and storing documents, photographs and many other items.
Suggestions for preserving your heritage as a book or a website and making plans as to what will happen to it all after your death plus some trustworthy sources for further help and advice.

The Zoom code for this will be on the website.
Please go to the website

The second zoom talk this month is on Thursday 27th January at 7pm for 7.30pm with the speaker Myko Clelland. Myko will introduce the 1921 Census of England and Wales.

The 1921 Census of England and Wales is here. Join Findmypast for an unmissable exploration of the biggest new arrival in family history. After years spent digitising and transcribing this unique snapshot of our recent history, discover the stories and secrets contained within. Along with the historical context, tips for effective searching and using it to trace elusive relatives, we'll learn how the 1921 Census will help you understand your ancestors’ lives better and your own.

Myko Clelland, Regional Licensing and Outreach Manager, talks about the 1921 England and Wales census which was published by Find My Past on 6 January 2022. This census was taken between two world wars, during a period of economic turmoil and at a time when women had just won the right to vote, the 1921 Census should provide some fascinating insights about society and how it has evolved over the past 100 years.

The zoom code for this talk will be available on the website closer to the date.
Please visit the website
The society continues to host regular zoom workshops, various discussion groups and a writing group. To access these, membership is required. For further information on joining the society and what we offer please check out the website where we also have an events calendar.
We welcome new members.