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Natter Group

Informal discussion group facilitated by Chad Hanna and  Gillian Stevens. Topics are chosen by the group on a monthly basis.

Free parking near the Centre is available for attendees, for details contact

Free to attend, donations towards refreshments welcomed.

Please arrive for 6.45pm, discussion begins at 7pm (library doors close at 7pm). If you are unable to arrive before 7pm, access after this time is via the back door to the library, situated on Abbey Square. You will need to telephone the Centre for admittance – appropriate numbers are given on the door. 


05 Nov 2019


18:45 - 21:30
The Centre for Heritage & Family History


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