AFHS - Visiting Speaker Christopher Watts, Saturday, May 3
- Find your elusive British ancestor! Christopher Watts of the U. K. National Society of Genealogists will be presenting 3 lectures on Saturday, May 3, 2008. This event will be held in the sanctuary at River Park Church (3818 14A St SW) from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm.
Christopher Watts is a lecturer and writer of numerous articles and books. He has been on staff at the National Archives of the UK since 1997. He has been invited to speak at genealogy conferences in Canada, the UK, USA, Australia and New Zealand.Admission is $25 for members and $35 for non-members. Tickets will be available at the door.There will be no host lunch. Attendees are encouraged to visit nearby restaurants in Marda Loop. (Eating is not allowed in the sanctuary.) Very limited seating in the lobby will be available for those who prefer to bring a bag lunch.During the afternoon break, tea, coffee, juice and scones will be available for purchase. There will be several displays to view during the breaks.Marion PetersonProgram Committee Chairperson
- 10:30 am - Sources for Family History at the National Archives of England, Wales & UK
- 1:00 pm - Records of the British Army - Officers and Other Ranks (1760-1913)
- 2:30 pm - English Apprenticeship Records