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Published 26th October 2016
Our Archives team are excited to get involved in this year’s Explore Your Archives, a joint campaign delivered by The National Archives and the Archives and Records Association across the UK and Ireland. It aims to showcase the unique potential of archives to excite people, bring communities together, and tell amazing stories.
Explore, discover and delve into Nottinghamshire’s extensive archives and unlock a wealth of local history. Our comprehensive collections are packed with resources to help you research your past, uncover your family history and unearth Nottinghamshire’s rich heritage.
All events £5 each or attend four events for £15.
For adults and children over 12.
Tuesday 22 November 2-4pm and Saturday 26 November 11am - 1pm
Explore the depths of archive resources with the stories of World War 1 soldier Sergeant Will Streets and Georgian Lady Gertrude Savile. Hear about Will's views on poetry and Gertrude's arguments with her mother. Find your own family story.
Wednesday 23 November 2-4pm
Find your family's story and let us show you our online resources - Ancestry, Family Search, The National Archives ' Discovery resources and our very own online catalogue.
Thursday 24 November 2-4pm
Learn how parish registers, will's, electoral registers, maps, census, diaries and our four million documents can expand your family story. Let's make your ancestors more than a name and birth date.
Friday 25 November 2-4pm
Is there part of your family story that you cannot find? Want to discuss your research? Join us for a chance to talk about your family story.
Booking advised – book online, visit or call the Archives!
Nottinghamshire Archives, County House, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham NG2 1AG
0115 958 1634
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