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What is the North of England Special Interest Group ?

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The North of England Special Interest Group (NoESIG) interests cover half the counties of England - from Northumberland and Cumbria in the far north, to the northern counties of the Midlands - and all who have ancestral connections to those counties are welcome.

We have been going strong for more than 10 years. The inaugural meeting of the new group was held on 18 March 2001. John Parker agreed to be the first Convenor, Joan Malpass became the Minutes Secretary and Sheila Van De Poll became the first Treasurer. Christine Ross initiated the Bygone Times newsletter. We started our second decade with our own logo. In red, white and blue (for England) it is the Tudor rose (a combination of the red rose of Lancaster and the white rose of York) inside a cog, symbol of the industrial revolution that began in the north of England in the second half of the 18th century.

Our meetings are held on the 2nd Sundays of March, June, September and December, starting at 10.00am.  We follow a program designed to improve our knowledge about this vast area and its people, and give all members the opportunity to contribute.

After a short meeting to discuss any matters of business, members are invited to participate in the activities planned for the meeting. This may be training in the use of WAGS facilities or searching in the library for information about your northern ancestors. At some meetings one or more members give short presentations on an aspect of the north such as its people, places or activities. At most meetings time is given for members to provide a brief overview of their recent research, whether they've found some stepping stones or are stymied by a dry stone wall or two. 

Our quarterly newsletter - the BYGONE TIMES - contains information about many aspects of the northern counties of England. It is circulated by email and back copies are gradually being published in the Members Only section on this website. Contributions from members of the group are very welcome.

Even if you are not from the north yourself, but have ancestors who lived or worked in the northern counties, we would be delighted if you joined us. Please email us with any enquiries.

 

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 July 2018 18:58

Meeting and Contact Details

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Link to North of England forum   

 

NEXT Meeting

Sunday 12 June 2022 at 10.00 am AWST 

 

The meeting Agenda will comprise:

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 We at the NoE SIG (North of England Special Interest Group) are a group of FHWA Members who have Ancestors in the North of England including the Isle of Man and Rutland, that meet to help others with their family history journey.

Please come and join us (or just watch) and see what we can discover together!'

 All FHWA Members and guests are welcome

We hope to see you there.                                                      

Please register your intention to attend the meeting through this link    book-online-here-button samll        

 Once you have booked you will be emailed link and instructions for connecting to the meeting the day before the meeting
If you have any problems call Geoff on 0403256622 for help

 

Contacts:
           Convenor:                     Tony Turner
              Email:                         Convenor - North of England Special Interest Group

             Newsletter Editor:      Pat Buxton
                Email:                        Editor - BYGONE TIMES

Regular Meeting Dates:

 

 

Regular meetings are usually held at 10.00 am in Unit 4 on the 2nd Sunday of -

March, June, September and December 

NOTE - Under certain circumstances, our meetings are held online - please check

Research meetings are held at 10.00 am in Units 5 and 6 on the 2nd Sunday of -

February, May, August, and November

For a full list of the year's events see:

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 March 2022 12:34

Counties Researched

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Northern Counties

North Midland Counties

British Crown Dependency 

See Map here >> British Towns and Villages Network web site

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 October 2021 13:27

Links to YouTube

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Videos relating to the North of England by County

Please contact Convenor Tony Turner if you would like a link to a YouTube video added here.

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Last Updated on Saturday, 30 October 2021 13:53

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Bygone Times Newsletter

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NoESIG Newsletter - BYGONE TIMES

Our quarterly newsletter BYGONE TIMES is circulated via email.  If you have an article, an interesting piece, a comment, or something pertinent to the north of England, please contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Deadline is the last working day of the month preceding our meetings.

Past editions

Past editions of the Bygone Times are available to download below (in PDF Format).

More recent editions of Bygone Times  are avail in the Members Only Area.

2021 Editions - remainder not available

pdfMarch 2021 ; 

2020 Editions

pdfSeptember 2020 ; pdfJune 2020pdfMarch 2020

2019 Editions

pdfDecember 2019 ; pdfSeptember 2019 ; pdfJune 2019pdfMarch 2019

2018 Editions

pdfDecember 2018September 2018 ; pdfJune 2018 ;  March 2018 ;

2017 Editions

 

2016 Editions

 December 2016 ; pdfSeptember ; pdfJune 2016 ; March 2016 ;

2015 Editions

 pdfDecember 2015September 2015 ; June 2015 ; March 2015 ;

2014 Editions

 December 2014 ; September 2014 ; June 2014 ; March 2014 ;

2013 Editions

 pdfDecember 2013 ; September 2013 ; pdfJune 2013pdfMarch 2013

2012 Editions

 December 2012 ; September 2012 ; June 2012 ; March 2012 ;

 2011 Editions

  December 2011 ;  September 2011 ;  pdfJune 2011 ; March 2011 ; 

2010 Editions

  December2010;  September 2010 ; pdfJune 2010 ; March 2010 ;

2009 Editions

pdfDecember 2009; pdfSeptember 2009 ; pdfJune 2009; pdfMarch 2009

2008 Editions

pdfDecember 2008 ; pdfSeptember 2008 ; pdfJune 2008 ; pdfMarch 2008

2007 Editions  

pdfDecember 2007 ; pdfSeptember 2007 ; pdfJune 2007 ; pdfMarch 2007

2006 Editions

 

2005 Editions

 December 2005 ; September 2005 ; June 2005 ; March 2005 ;

2004 Editions

 December 2004 ; September 2004 ; June 2004 ; March 2004 ; 

2003 Editions

 December 2003 ; September 2003 ; June 2003 ; March 2003 ; 

2002 Editions   

December 2002 ; pdfSeptember 2002 ;  June 2002 ; April 2002 ; January 2002

2001 Editions

pdfApril 2001;  pdfJuly 2001pdfOctober 2001

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