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Prehistoric burials

Today’s meeting is underway. Looking at what items people were buried with. What items would best represent you today?

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March Meet – War Memorials

The notes and photos from March 16th Meet on War Memorials and Welford Road Cemetery is now ready for you read 🙂  Just click here

Please send me any photos of the day itself or of your local War Memorial.    I have attached a war memorial survey sheet for you to have a go at recording the important information about these sites.

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Family Trees

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Todays meeting is underway. Today we are looking at how to research our own family trees.

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Records Office Trip

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Todays meet at the records office has been a success.  Our Members have been researching the history of Peatling Magna.

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Christmas at War Time

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Today’s meet is well underway.  What was Christmas like in World War I and II.

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What is fieldwalking???

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Todays meeting is well underway to.

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Fly Through 17th Century London

Student’s from De Montfort University, Leicester, have created a reconstruction of 17th Century London.

They used 17th century maps and accounts from Samuel Pepy’s diary.

 

Other webpages BBC Samuel Pepy or The Diary of Samuel Pepy

 

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Fun and Games through the Ages

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All set up at Jewry Wall. Make sure you pop in to say hi and see the owls. Make your own coin and play some Roman  games. If you have time have tea and cake.

Doors open 1130!!!

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Launde Abbey

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Our members will be doing some standing building archaeology today by drawing parts of Launde Abbey. … lets hope the rain holds off

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Greyfriars Tour

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YACs are getting a guided tour of the Grayfriars today. The site of Richard III burial.

There are some exciting photos and details of the dig being released tomorrow from the University of Leicester and ULAS.

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