Getting the most out of your Membership Workshop

Are you a relatively new member of the Society? Want to get the most out of your membership?

This informal workshop will introduce you to the range of benefits that you have available to you. It will include accessing the Society’s transcriptions, the mechanisms to enable you to collaborate and share your research with others, ways to obtain help in breaking down brick walls, and the various discounts and savings available for members. Q& A welcomed. 

Open only to members of Berkshire Family History Society.

Free to attend, but pre-booking is required so that the meeting link can be emailed to you. 

To enjoy this workshop you will need a computer device which has speakers and a microphone. Ideally, also a web-cam. You also need to be able to access your emails from it. First-time users of Zoom will be asked to download a small piece of software. For technical help email: 

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Mon 22 Jul


19:00 - 21:00


Zoom Video Conference


The Centre - Berkshire FHS
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  • Catherine Sampson MSc
    Catherine Sampson MSc

    Catherine is a veteran family historian. Her own family history research is mainly concentrated in East Anglia and the North-East.

    She loves history across all periods, both the very early and the more modern. She is a keen social historian and regularly gives talks across Berkshire and the surrounding counties.

    Catherine is Chairman and Projects Coordinator for Berkshire Family History, and a former chairman of Project Purley, Purley’s local history society. She has published several histories of her own family and in 2010 edited “Purley in Old Images”. She is currently working on a new book on the history of Purley’s River Estate.

  • Vanessa Chappell
    Vanessa Chappell

    Vanessa has been a member of the society since 2006 and is currently society Secretary. She was the Chair of the Abingdon Branch for many years and is still an active committee member and also volunteers at our Research Zone assisting visitors with their research.

    Vanessa has lived in Abingdon and been married to Duncan for 30 years and has two grown up children. When not researching her own ancestry in Wales, Birmingham, Gloucestershire and Bedfordshire, or her husband’s Scottish roots, she enjoys creative paper-crafting and working in her garden. Vanessa also helps in her husband’s music business ‘Big Ginger Tom Music’, which promotes live acoustic music and she can be found behind the bar in Harwell Village Hall on gig nights!