Your Fair Ladies

Family and Local History - Love It, Learn It

Talk Topics

Contact : depellejg@aol.com       07985 606993     0113 2360253

Revised July 2014

Subject Matter/Talks:

  1. Crowning Glory – Celebrate Chimney Pots and Stacks
  2. Pride of Place – Rooftops, Tiles, Terracotta and Thatch
  3. Weathervanes – What’s blowing in the wind?
  4. Views of the Fulneck Moravian Settlement, Pudsey, nr Leeds
  5. Remnants of a lost life - A brief encounter with life and World War I
  6. Our house and its contents – The Butcher, The Baker and The Furniture Maker (House History)
  7. Chasing Million Eyres - Following the trail Leeds to Siberia
  8. Views of the Past – Local History in Calverley, Farsley, Fulneck, Pudsey and District
  9. “The Tutor’s story” Teaching Family History – A whole new world
  10.  Discover your Family History – Find out how, the theory is easy!
  11.  Scrapbooking – Photographs and memorabilia.  Conserve, display and share
  12.  Reading the Original – Hints and Tips for deciphering old documents
  13.  Digital Photography – basic ideas, hints and tips for Family Historians
  14. 19th Century Boom and Bust – Exploring business and family fortunes
  15. Discover your Family History – Find out how, the theory is easy
  16. Scrapbooking – Photographs and memorabilia.  Conserve, display and share.
  17. Family History – Sources before 1837
  18. Tracing your Yorkshire Ancestors online – Specialist websites for God’s Own County
  19. Writing Your Family History – Moving on from record sheets and charts, made it readable!
  20. Great Grand Uncle John (1841-1923) – a life through source material
  21. In a dream world – Ideas to organise your Family Research
  22. Ideas for researching Non-Conformist ancestors
  23. The 1911 and other census – What’s the difference?
  24.  Family Historian  – Highly regarded British genealogy software programme
  25.  Reading the Original – Hints and Tips for deciphering old documents
  26. Digital Photography – basic ideas, hints and tips for Family Historians
  27. NEW : Family History Holidays – Visit Archives, Libraries, Museums, the Seaside and more …
  28. NEW : Talking Family History - What’s it all about?  20/30 minutes (not illustrated)
  29. 2015 : Commemorating the First World War – A coach tour of WWI Battlefields and Cemeteries

 

Talk presentation is adapted to suit audiences.  Please ask about tailor-made workshops.

 

Duration:           Generally 45 minutes to one hour

Fee :                  Usually £35 + negotiable travel depending on distance

Availability:       Almost anytime depending on adult education teaching commitments

Requests:         For illustrated talks – blackout or darkened room preferable

                          Screen, Projector stand and extension cable if possible (can provide)

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