Where there’s a will there’s usually an argument

Local and family historian Sue Ellis will be giving us an insight into how to interpret wills. She explains where you can find them, what the stock phrases are, how you interpret the contents and what the mysterious word “admons” means.  She also looks at how the inventories of people’s possessions give us an invaluable insight into our ancestors’ lives and show how different they were from our own.

The meeting is free to members.

We require a donation of £3 from non-members. Pre-booking is not essential, but is useful for us to see in advance the numbers who will be attending, as space at the museum is limited.

Book Event

Members Free

Reserve place - members of Berkshire Family History Society

Available Tickets: 39
The Members ticket is sold out. You can try another ticket or another date.
Non-members £3

Non-members of Berkshire Family History Society

Available Tickets: 39
The Non-members ticket is sold out. You can try another ticket or another date.

Date

12 Jan 2022

Time

Doors open at 13.40.
14:00 - 15:00
West Berkshire Museum

Location

West Berkshire Museum
The Wharf, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 5AS
Website
https://www.westberkshireheritage.org/west-berkshire-museum
Category

Speaker

  • Sue Ellis

    Sue Ellis, is well known among local history circles in West Berkshire. Now retired from West Berkshire Libraries, she is currently secretary of Thatcham Historical Society and of the West Berkshire Heritage Forum. 

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