Our Index is now online!
A printed index of the many local family-history related records held in our Help Centre has been available there for some years, but is now posted on the website, downloadable ⬇︎ here. << >>
25 Jul, 2018
History: Fact or Fiction?
Our July meeting was treated to a thought-provoking talk by Sue Liddell. Sue, an articulate and entertaining speaker, was formerly a tutor in English and History at UEA. Read more here. << >>
19 Jul, 2018
DNA testing: read the small print
Our attention has been drawn to an article about the privacy issues surrounding DNA tests: read it here. We understand that an update, on the whole subject of DNA testing, is planned.... ... ... .....
12 Jul, 2018
Fisherfolk and Lifeboatmen
Those able to tear themselves away from live coverage of England’s opening match in the World Cup were well rewarded by an entertaining talk by John Martin. Read about it here. << >>
09 Jul, 2018
Villages in Wartime
The May meeting of Alde Valley Suffolk Family History group was treated to an entertaining talk by local historian and author, Sheila Wright. Click here to read about it. >>
02 Jun, 2018
Our AGM ...
At the recent AGM, Diana Mann was re-elected Chairwoman, and Steve Stocks of Snape was elected our new Treasurer in place of John Martin. You can read more here.
20 Apr, 2018
'The Hold': National Lottery approval
A grant of £10.3m, to create a flagship Heritage Centre and transform people’s access to archives, will see the completion of The Hold, beside Ipswich Waterfront. Read more about it here.
11 Apr, 2018
Heraldry for Family Historians
We are still familiar with many signs and symbols in the modern world. Our speaker and committee member Chris Broom has a passion for heraldry. Read about his talk here.
20 Mar, 2018