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Bromley Branch

Bromley Branch meetings are held on the third Saturday morning of the month, in the main hall, Bromley Methodist Church, College Road, Bromley BR1 3NS (on the corner of North St., small red block on map). There is free parking at the church, access is from College Rd. and from North St. The hall opens at 9.45am, the meeting proper starts at 10.30am, ending by 12.15pm.

The move to a Saturday morning has been well received with numbers increasing each month. If you have not yet found us, do come along and see for yourself. Guests are also very welcome.

Branch Chair & Meetings Organizer - Clare Muscat (click to send an email).

You can view or download the branch newsletter edited by Clare Muscat from the Newsletters page. This is also available at branch meetings.

The Bromley programme for 2015-16 is as follows:

Date Speaker Title

17 Jan
Kathy Chater London Labyrinth (Resources)

21 Feb Paul Blake World War I Military Records

21 Mar Jef Page Annie Besant and the Match Girls Strike *
& Branch Annual Meeting

18 Apr Ian Porter The Real Downton Abbey: What Domestic Service in a Big House Was Really Like **

16 May Philip Barham The Kings Mercenary - the life & times of Marcus Hawkeslade during the English civil war 1642-1651

20 Jun Delia Taylor Victorian London Street Life - Insight into how poor people of London lived and survived in the late Nineteenth century **

18 Jul Peter Boyden Researching WW1 Soldiers

15 Aug Toni Mount Mrs Beeton's summer picnics

19 Sep Ian Porter The Titanic - what happened after the ship sank

17 Oct Helen Allinson A Hundred Years of Toys & Play

21 Nov Chris Jupp WW1 - Gallipoli

 Dec No meeting  

16 Jan
David Cufley Six Degrees of Separation

20 Feb Jean Stirk Ancestors in the Local Community

19 Mar Chris McCooey People of Kent **
& Branch Annual Meeting