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
County Archives Research Network: threat...
We have received the following from FFHA ... This is an urgent notice. The “County Archives Research Network” (CARN) access card scheme, which allows access to 68 local archives at the moment, is und...
18 May, 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 their archives, was announced in April. This will see the completion of The Hold, beside the Ipswich Waterfron...
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
Now you can also follow us on Facebook!!
The AVSFHG Facebook page went live yesterday. It is a closed group, meaning that those wishing to join are subject to a very painless approval process. You can follow us from the foot of any page. ......
16 Mar, 2018
Family History 'Open Day' (2018)
Despite the competing attractions of rugby and the Olympics on the telly, nearly eighty hardy folk turned out on a bitterly cold February day for our Annual Open Day. You can read a full report here....
25 Feb, 2018
At the Overseer's Door
The February meeting of the Group was held at Kelsale Village Hall, where Ray Whitehand gave a talk on the parish workhouses of Suffolk. You can read about it here.
20 Feb, 2018