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February 2019

“Signed and Sealed” – A special joint event between FONA and the National Archives

February 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Nottinghamshire Archives, County House, Castle Meadow Road
Nottingham, NG2 1AG United Kingdom
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£10.00

The event will examine how historic documents are marked to reveal their authorship and identity. Tickets will be £10 (+ a £1.67 booking fee) and will shortly be available online thorough Eventbrite.

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March 2019

Annual General Meeting

March 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Nottinghamshire Archives, County House, Castle Meadow Road
Nottingham, NG2 1AG United Kingdom
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Following the AGM, Richard Gaunt who is standing down as Chair, will tell us about the first seven yeras of FONA whic he has chaired throughout.

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May 2019

“Bradshaw’s: An early railway tour” – A talk by Robert Mee

May 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Nottinghamshire Archives, County House, Castle Meadow Road
Nottingham, NG2 1AG United Kingdom
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A history of Bradshaw and his famous timetables, including a mystery tour! Admission to non-FONA members £4.00 including refreshments. Places may be booked at the Archives with payment by non-members on the day.

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July 2019

Guided tour of St. Mary’s Church in the Lace Market

July 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
£4.00

Meet at 11a.m. There will be a small charge of £4 for the event. Please have correct money if possible.

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September 2019

“The Spanish flu epidemic of 1919” – a talk by Catharine Arnold

September 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Nottinghamshire Archives, County House, Castle Meadow Road
Nottingham, NG2 1AG United Kingdom
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Catharine's talk will look at the huge losses sustained in this terrible epidemic exactly one hundred years ago. Admission to non-FONA members £4.00 including refreshments. Places may be booked at the Archives with payment by non-members on the day.

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November 2019

“Nottingham’s shops and markets” – a talk by Brian Howes

November 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Nottinghamshire Archives, County House, Castle Meadow Road
Nottingham, NG2 1AG United Kingdom
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Brian will give us a nostalgic look at famous old shops of the city - some long gone and some still familiar with us today. Admission to non-FONA members £4.00 including refreshments. Places may be booked at the Archives with payment by non-members on the day.

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January 2020

“Mayhem on the Midland – an Accident, a Suicide, a Murder” – A talk by Chris and Judy Rouse

January 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Nottinghamshire Archives, County House, Castle Meadow Road
Nottingham, NG2 1AG United Kingdom
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An in depth look at three spectacular incidents from the mid to late 19th century that took place on the Midland Railway, and how the use of various sources such as national and provincial newspapers, assize records, census and parish records, railway staff ledgers, military records, maps, and on line records can all be used to build up a detailed story of events.  Admission to non-FONA members £4.00 including refreshments. Places may be booked at the Archives with payment by…

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March 2020

Annual General Meeting followed by a presentation by Tom Huggon – PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED

March 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Nottinghamshire Archives, County House, Castle Meadow Road
Nottingham, NG2 1AG United Kingdom
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Tom will tell us some of the trials and tribulations of being a solicitor in the City of Nottingham. Tom is an interesting and engaging speaker and we are sure everyone will find something of interest on what he has to say. Tom was formerly a partner and now consultant with Browne Jacobson solicitors and is a Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Nottingham. He has always been actively engaged with the local community and is a leading figure in…

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