True’s Yard Research Centre is launching a series of “True’s Talks” for this Autumn.
The lunch time weekly talks on Thursdays commence at 1pm on 27th September. Free Tickets are now available at True’s Yard Museum but numbers are limited.
The subject of the first talk is “The Merchants of Lynn: the Bagges 1694-1929” by local historian Dr Paul Richard.
True’s Yard are also launching a series of informal Saturday morning sessions where people can improve their family history research skills. (See below for details of both events.)
True’s Yard lunch time talks programme.
All talks start at 1pm on Thursdays.
27th September – Dr. Paul Richards
The Merchants of Lynn: The Bagges 1694-1929
4th October – Jeff Hoyle
Lynn’s Lost Pubs
11th October – Father Peter Rollings
Lost Monasteries of Lynn
18th October – Tony Kirby
Market Towns of Eastern England since 1750
25th October – Tricia McCarron
Discovering My North End Roots
1st November – Alison Gifford
“A Tradition that Lingers” Was Geoffrey Chaucer born in Lynn?
8th November – Sylvia Cooke
A History of the former Water Mills in Castle Rising
15th November – Lynne Broughton
Family History Research Sessions
This is an ideal opportunity for people who need guidance on how to research family history whether you may need just one session or would like to attend them all.
The Family History mornings are being run by Vic & Val Taylor, and take place on
Saturdays from 10.30am to 12.30pm, starting 22nd September:
The cost is £3.00 per session. Booking is recommended as places are limited.
The talks programme & the family history sessions are part of a series of events planned following the official opening of the True’s Yard Research Centre in October 2010. Facilities for Local & Family History research include a reference library, archive rooms, a reading room and the town’s only Sound Archive.
For more information & to book please contact Angela at True’s Yard on
01553 770479 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.