British Isles Family History Society – U.S.A.
Calendar of Events
Programs and speakers are subject to change. Unless otherwise noted, all events are held at:
Los Angeles FamilySearch Library (LAFSL)
(formerly the Los Angeles Farmily History Library (LAFHL),
formerly the Los Angeles Regional Family History Center (LARFHC))
10741 Santa Monica Blvd. (enter from Eastborne at Manning)
Los Angeles, CA 90025
All classes and monthly meetings are offered free of charge. There is plenty of free parking. Everyone is welcome. Members are free to do their own research at any time during BIFHS-USA meetings. For further information, please contact our 1st Vice President (Programs). The Los Angeles Family History Library will be open for research following our meetings. It will close at 5:00 p.m.
27 July 2014
1:00PM - 3:00PM
Topic: The Vikings Invade
Peggy Wishon will discuss the historical and cultural impact of the Vikings in England, from attacks and invasions to settlement, and the response of local leaders, including King Alfred the Great who ruled from 871 to 899. The Vikings not only influenced culture but also contributed to the English language and affected the legal system of northern England into the 1200s.
Peggy Wishon, the leader of BIFHS-USA’s English Study Group, proudly claims both English and Viking ancestry. She became a part-time professional genealogist in 1994 after beginning her personal genealogy research in 1986.
As usual, after the presentation there will be a snack break followed by research time in the library and consultation with fellow genealogists. The library will close at 5:00, as long as we have volunteers at the front desk through that time.
The following, originally scheduled program, will be offered at a later date:
Dudley Castle 1322 - 1643: the
24 August 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Topic: Question & Answer Session with BIFHS-USA Team of Skilled Researchers
Have your research pursuits left you standing in front of a brick wall? Do you need help with a genealogical challenge? Let the BIFHS-USA Team of Skilled Researchers help you. Send your written questions at least one week before the meeting to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include a detailed description of what you have already done. Your questions will be forwarded to the team members who, at the session, will provide suggestions about what to try next. The rest of the day will be a time for open research when you will be able to use what you learned during the meeting.
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Last edit: Bruce A. HamiltonSaturday, 26-Jul-2014 19:37:23 MDT