The branch meets four times a year in central London and anyone with an interest in Welsh family history is very welcome to attend. The branch charges no membership fee but we ask for a £3 donation at each meeting to cover expenses.
Further details can be obtained from the Secretary, Anne Jones:
Saturday, 16th January 2016 at 2pm
AGM followed by Members' Ancestors/Relatives in WW1
An opportunity for members to share photos and stories of their ancestors' and relatives' lives during WW1, and any research experiences.
Saturday, 14th May 2016 at 2 pm
The Rebecca Riots: Popular Culture and Popular Protest
with author and researcher Rhian E. Jones
The author of the recently-published book, Petticoat Heroes: Gender, Culture and Popular Protest in the Rebecca Riots, takes a fresh look at the unrest which took place in 1840s Wales
Saturday, 17th September 2016 at 2pm
Odd and totally unconnected facts in my family history research
with LBWFHS branch member Katherine Hocking.
Treasures found at County Record Offices and the National Library of Wales - not found online
Online genealogical resources are invaluable, but take us only so far. Branch members describe other sources which have enabled them to extend their family history.
Saturday, 12th November 2016 at 2pm
Welsh Newspapers Online
with Beryl Evans Research Services Manager at the National Library of Wales.
Old newspapers provide a rich resource for the family historian; the first published in Wales was The Cambrian in 1804 in Swansea, soon followed by others throughout Wales.
The Library has digitised over one million pages of out-of-copyright newspapers published in Wales up to 1919, which are available to search and view online, free of charge.
Saturday, 14th January 2017 at 14:00.
Note: time previously given was incorrect.
AGM, followed by Members' Interests
An opportunity for members to discuss the problems in, and progress of, their family history research.