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
Now you can also follow us on Facebook!!
AVSFHG's Facebook page went live yesterday. It is a closed group, which means those wishing to join are subject to a painless approval process. ... You can follow us from the foot of any webpage. ... ...
16 Mar, 2018
Family History 'Open Day' (2018)
Despite competing attractions of rugby and the Olympics on the telly, nearly 80 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