Peek into your past with a family history day in Wisbech

Family Tree event at Wisbech

Family Tree event at Wisbech - Credit: Archant

Trace your ancestors with a family history day taking place this month in Wisbech.

The Fenland Family History Society is holding its annual Family History Day to help people trace their ancestors with the help of specialists.

The day takes place on Saturday September 27 in St Peter’s Church Hall, Wisbech, from 10am to 4pm.

The event is open to everyone who wants help and support with family history research.

Also present will be Tom Doig to help people date old photographs, while Martin Edwards will be in Wisbech Library to help research any ancestors who served in the forces.

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Admission is free although donations are appreciated.

Refreshments are available, including hot or cold drinks, ploughman’s lunches, and home made cakes.

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The society will also have display stands at St Augustine’s Church, Wisbech, and St Leonard’s Church, Leverington during National Heritage weekend on September 13 and 14.

The Leverington display aims to include Leverington families and historic places and their histories over the past 100 years.

The 14th annual meeting of the Fenland Family History Society will be held at St Peter’s Church Hall, Wisbech, on Thursday September 25. Doors open at 7pm.

The guest speaker for the evening, after the business is concluded will be our President Rev Cannon Wim Zwalf. Every one welcome, visitors fee £2.

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