The “Family Research” part of the group meets in the Village Hall in South Wheatley on the second Wednesday afternoon of each month from 2.00 to 4.00pm.
This is a "self help" group where people come along to do their own family research, with help from more experienced members to help solve problems in finding ancestors.
The village hall has full internet access with WIFI connections that we use to help people advance their family tree research projects.
Everyone is welcome at these meetings, so please come along and see how we can help you with your family research.
The next meeting of this group is on Wednesday, 14th September with meetings also arranged for 12th October and 9th November.. A single fee of £10 covers this set of three meetings.
For more information please email us using the contact us form at the foot of this page - or contact Alan on 01427 884147.
All these meetings will take place in the Village Hall, South Wheatley starting at 10:00.
The annual membership subscription is £18 per person.
Visitors are charged £4 per person for each meeting..
Please note that the Evening with Caroline Hawley on Friday, 23rd September, is not included in the annual membership of the group. The entrance fee for this meeting is £10 per person, which includes light refreshments, and applies to members and non-members alike.
For more information, please use the contact form at the bottom of this page.
19th September 2022
Adrian Gray - Highlights of Newark and Sherwood
Adrian is another local speaker returning to North and South Wheatley – this time with stories about the Newark and Sherwood areas of Nottinghamshire.
21st November 2022
Chris Hewis - Along the Fosse Way
This talk features photos from the John Wilson collection which take us on a boat trip along the River Fosse in the early 20th century. This River Fosse starts in North Yorkshire and joins the River Ouse in York.
16th January 2023
Tony Perkins - Clothing in the Medieval Period
In medieval times clothes not only showed your wealth but also your job and even how pious you were, especially the women. The fabric, colour and style showed your status.
The poor had a limited wardrobe, so their clothes had to be multi-purpose and fit for all weathers.
Plus, we find out how Lucy Locket lost her pocket.
20th March 2023
Robert Mee - Bradshaw’s - the First Railway Timetable
The story of George Bradshaw and the first national railway timetable of 1922, with a mystery train trip to follow.
Michael Portillo has made several series of television programmes which document railway journeys using his copy of Bradshaw’s Guide..
North and South Wheatley, Retford