St Thomas Church, Stanhope
Weardale Family History Festival : 1st July - 9th July
The festival will be open daily from 10am - 5pm daily.
There will be people available to help on family history from 11am each day and a series of talks at 2pm.
Saturday 1st July The Weardale Family History Festival will be opened by Mike Amos at 11am.
Daily Talks, starting at 2pm
|Sunday 2nd||Rob Young||Archaeological and historical research in Weardale: back to our roots|
|Monday 3rd||Kate Gill||Getting started on Family History|
|Tuesday 4th||Jane Webster||Researching your local war memorial|
|Wednesday 5th||Eric Draper||Census returns pitfalls|
|Thursday 6th||Ken Heatherington||Emigration from Weardale|
|Friday 7th||Chris Ruskin||Update on the disappearing farms of Weardale|
|Saturday 8th||Roger Morris||Phoebe Emerson, the unsung heroine of the Eureka Stockade, Australia|
|Saturday 1st, 7pm||Stanhope Silver Band||A broad history of brass band music from 1800's to Eurovision|
|Saturday 8th, 7.30pm||Weardale Community Choir||Hills and Dales|
|Wednesday 5th||5:45 for 6 pm||West Window memorial book dedication service|
|Sunday 9th||5pm||Festival evensong|
Enquiries can be sent to the Church secretary :
Mrs Haynes, Rochdale House, Union Lane, Stanhope, Weardale, DL13 2XA