Alnwick, History Society

Family treasure

Friday, 8th July 2016, 10:30 am
Alnwick Town Centre

The June meeting of the Alnwick branch of the Family History Society was an informal evening to share an item, photograph or even a memory of family history.

The range of objects brought along were varied, from an extensive family tree to a treasured family bible, and a personal war diary to certificates awarded to a nurse in the 1920s.

There was also an opportunity to see beautiful handmade items, a wedding dress and a religious embroidery made by a young girl.

The evening was also a chance for members to discuss and share progress with their family research.

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The July meeting of the branch was due to be held this week at St James’ Centre. The topic was The Parish Chest, by Wendy Stafford.