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Saturday 28th April 2012
United Reformed Church, Addiscombe Grove, Croydon, CR0 5LP

East Surrey Family History Society presents

ARCHIVES
Use Them Or Lose Them

A line of people eagerly waiting to use the archives The National Archives at Kew, there are no known plans to close Kew, only rumours.

All are welcome to attend this Free event.

Representatives from
SURREY HISTORY CENTRE,
RICHMOND LOCAL STUDIES LIBRARIES
and
SUTTON LOCAL STUDIES LIBRARIES (Kath Shawcross)
will be available to answer questions

Programme:

10.00  Doors Open

10.30  Welcome from the Chairman

10.35  Michael Gandy
Archives from the user’s viewpoint and planning a day at the archives.
Michael is a professional genealogist, author and lecturer.

11.30  Break

11.45  Julian Pooley
Who Do You Think They Were? Discovering the Lives and Experiences of Our Ancestors
Julian is an archivist and Public Services Manager at the Surrey History Centre.

12.45 to 2.00 Break, Visit Help Desk & Bookstall

2.00 John Phillips
Archives, Family History & Building Conservation: the case of Honeywood Museum, Carshalton
John recently retired as Sutton Borough Heritage Manager, he is a very experienced local historian and archaeologist
.

3.00pm Break

3.30pm AGM of East Surrey Family History Society

4.00pm Doors close

Our Help Desk and Bookstall will be situated in the hall.

FOOD & DRINK
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available during the breaks.

For lunchtime there are pubs and cafes nearby,
also sandwich bars and supermarkets to buy something
which you can eat back at the hall,
or bring your own food.

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TRAVEL INFORMATION

LOCATION OF UNITED REFORMED CHURCH (URC)
Google map and Street view

CARS
Beware of the bus and tram only roads near East Croydon.
Satnav postcode for the URC - CR0 5LP
Parking is limited at the venue, nearby is the Fairfield Halls multistorey car park operated by NCP

TRAINS, TRAMS & BUSES
East Croydon station is a short walk from the venue and there are good services from London and much of Surrey and Sussex.
Croydon Tramlink services stop outside the station and there are numerous bus routes passing nearby,
see www.tfl.gov.uk for bus, tram & overground train information.

For future and live travel news for all public transport click this link :
www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/livetravelnews/realtime/tube/default.html

and click this for rail services only:
www.nationalrail.co.uk/service_bulletins/currentAndFuture.html

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Registered Charity No. 286659.
Updated 12/4/12