Date: Saturday, 22 May 2010
Venue: The Chancellor’s Room, Hughes Parry Hall, University of London, 19-26 Cartwright Gardens, London, WC1H.
Note new venue, a short distance due south from the British Library. (See map)
FIBIS members and members of the public are all welcome
Morning Surgery, 10am-12.30pm
Peter Bailey, FIBIS Chairman, and other trustees will be holding a ‘surgery’ in the Chancellor’s Room to offer advice to anyone wishing for help in solving a difficult genealogical problem, or finding their way around the FibiWiki.
Afternoon Lectures, 1pm for 1.30pm start.
The programme will include lectures on:
The Holdings of the Centre of South Asian Studies, University of Cambridge, and their relevance to British India Family History Research
Speaker: Dr. Kevin Greenbank, Archivist and Administrator
Break for tea and coffee
Life with Tea and India: diaries of Family Life in the Cachar Area
Speakers: Wendy Pratt (FIBIS Member) and Peter Bleakley.
In between talks there will be refreshments and time for members to discuss matters of common interest. There will also be a bookstall selling FIBIS Guides and Fact Files, and other books relating to the history of British India.
Those wishing to attend the meeting on 23 May 2009 are requested to contact Mrs Emma Sullivan, 40 Poulton Avenue, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 3PY, or alternatively e-mail her at: Membership@fibis.org