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What's On

Here are some events that the A Few Forgotten Women Team are involved in, collectively or individually. Follow the links for further details, or to contact the organisation running the event. Some events may be restricted to members of the hosting society only.

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7 October 2023

Women and Sport in the 1920s a talk by Margaret Roberts for Cheshire History Day

7 October 2023

A Few Forgotten Women a talk by Ann Simcock for Shropshire Family History Day

10 October 2023 The Ill, the Impoverished, the Illegitimate and the Insane: researching our marginalised ancestors an online talk by Janet Few for Nuneaton and North Warwickshire Family History Society online

11 October 2023

Free online event for International Day of the Girl - come and meet some Forgotten Girls. Details to follow.

1 November 2023 The Maternal Line online workshop by Janet Few for the  Society of Genealogists

4 November 2023 Ancestors on the Margins an online talk by Janet Few for Campbell River Genealogy Society and Qualicum Beach Family History Society

17-18 November 2023 A Few Forgotten Women will be have a stand at The Really Useful Show one of the show's workshops is Marginalised Women: tracing ‘misfortunate’ female ancestors

25 January 2024

'No Longer Light-hearted Schoolgirls'; Teacher Training in Edwardian England an online talk by Margaret Roberts for Devon Family History Society

25 January 2024 Ancestors on the Margins an online talk by Janet Few for Hampshire Genealogical Society (Fareham) 

10 February 2024 Doxies, Dolly-mops and Dressmakers: the history of prostitution 1780-1930 online talk by Janet Few for Society of Genealogists 

8 March 2024 Forgotten Women an in person and online talk by Janet Few for The Alfred Gillette Trust, Street, Somerset

2 May 2024 The Ill, the Impoverished, the Illegitimate and the Insane: researching our marginalised ancestors Folkstone and District Family History Society

16 May 2024 Madness, Mania and Melancholia: tracing your ancestors with the asylum walls an online talk by Janet Few for Society of Genealogists

10 June 2024 Ancestors on the Margins Oxfordshire Family History Society

28 September 2024 Ancestors on the Margins Northamptonshire Family History Society One Day Conference

19 October 2024 The Ill, the Impoverished, the Illegitimate and the Insane an online talk by Janet Few for Genealogical Society of Queensland

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