Event Information:

  • Sat

    Peak District Family History Conference(H&D FHS will be there)

    8.30am - 5.00pmThe Palace Hotel, Palace Road, BUXTON SK17 6AG

    Huddersfield and District Family History Society will be present at this event.
    Samples of the society's transcribed publications and assistance in researching your Family History will be available.

    Peak District Family History Conference – 5th year

    The Palace Hotel

    Palace Road


    SK17 6AG

    Saturday 16th September 2017


    Else Churchill – Researching before 1700

    John Titford – “Ey up mi duck!” A history of British accents and dialects

    John Barker – Heir Hunting

    Dr Gill Draper – Local history for Family Historians

    The cost for the day, which includes the talks, refreshments and a 2-course finger buffet lunch is £22. There may be some free parking at the hotel otherwise please use side streets or the pay and display car parks in the town

    Reception from 08.30 a.m.

    Exhibitor stands will be open from 08.30 and at the time of going to press

    are as follows:

    My History

    Legacy cards

    Shropshire FHS

    Nottingham FHS

    Derbyshire Record Office

    Chris Makepeace – Maps

    Leicester and Rutland FHS

    Huddersfield and District FHS

    Andrew George – Old Postcards

    Manchester and Lancashire FHS

    British Association of Local History

    Guild of One Name Studies (Goons)

    The Family History Partnership – Books

    Friends of Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Archives

    For any queries place contact Ian Taylor or telephone 01298 70959

    • Provisional Programme
      From 08.30 Registration & refreshments
      09.30 Chairman’s welcome address
      09.45 - 10.45 Speaker 1 – Dr Gill Draper
      10.45 – 11.15 Comfort break
      11.15 – 12.15 Speaker 2 – Else Churchill
      12.30 – 14.00 Lunch
      14.00 – 15.00 Speaker 3 – John Barker
      15.00 – 15.45 Refreshment break
      15.45 – 16.45 Speaker 4 – John Titford
      16.45 – 17.00 Summary session & close
    • Exhibitor stands will be open from 08.30 and throughout the day.

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