Christmas Book Market

A chance to purchase those Christmas bargains, quality pre-loved and new books on family, local and social history at prices to suit all purses. Also historic maps and data CDs. Buy yourself or someone else a gift that lasts and makes a difference.

Free entry.

The Research Centre is open from 10.30am to 2.30pm, should you wish to use the opportunity to also do some family history research. There is also free parking near The Centre on Saturdays if you want to really stock up on your reading. For details contact

Date

30 Nov 2019

Time

12:00 - 14:00
The Centre for Heritage & Family History

Location

The Centre for Heritage & Family History
2nd Floor, Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 3BQ
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Berkshire Family History Society works to meet the needs of those researching their ancestry across the UK and overseas – as well as those looking for former relatives in historic Berkshire.  You do not need to be a member to benefit.

The society offers:

  • Research Zone in central Reading that is free to use and open to all

  • Free access at The Centre for Heritage and Family History to online resources like FindMyPast, the 1939 Register, The Genealogist, the British Newspaper Archive and Ancestry (the worldwide edition)

  • Regular free help and advice sessions

  • Meetings in Abingdon, Bracknell, Newbury, Reading, Windsor and Woodley — open to everyone

  • Online discussion list for members  informed answers to research queries and advice from experienced researchers

  • Members’ Area with data and other information not readily accessible elsewhere

  • Indexes and transcriptions of Berkshire’s historic records on CD — parish registers, probate documents, monumental inscriptions, maps, First World War history and more

  • Quarterly magazine, the Berkshire Family Historian, for members

  • a chance to join in project work, recording, transcribing and helping to preserve records

  • Links to the research experience, advice and support of members worldwide

  • Opportunities to volunteer and so help others with their family history