Bourne Branch Meetings
All meetings are held at Wake House, 41 North Street, Bourne, Lincolnshire, PE10 9AE on the fourth Tuesday of the month unless otherwise stated. Wake House was built circa 1800 and was the birthplace of Charles Frederick Worth, son of a local Solicitor born 13th October 1825 who founded a Paris Fashion house and is known as the "Father of Haute Couture".
More about the venue can be found here
Wake House is near to the centre of Bourne and has a car park at the rear of the building. To access this, turn into Burghley Street (just after Wake House if heading north). Disabled Access is through the car park with entrance to the rear of the building. The venue benefits from a Wi-Fi connection. Please click on the map below for a larger version (opens in a new page). Doors open at 7.00pm for 7.30pm start. Non-members are welcome to visit and use the facilities of our Research Centre and Library at Monks Way, Lincoln and to attend branch meetings free of charge. Please click here to e-mail the Bourne Branch contact.
28th March 2017
Evacuees in Lincolnshire
The personal experiences of being an evacuee
25th April 2017
Annual Meeting followed by
Wills and Probate
A different look at these family documents
23rd May 2017
The Enumerator’s Tale
Meryl Catty & Maureen Binks
The frustrations and problems of recording the 1851 Census
27th June 2017
Ask The Panel
Let Us Try And Help You Find That Missing Ancestor
Evening Visit to a Local Place of Interest
25th July 2017
You Cannot Be Serious
Amusing Tales in Family History
Saturday 19th August 2017
Details to be Announced
26th September 2017
Who Do You Think You Are?
The Origins of England
Who are you descended from Saxons, Vikings or Whom?
24th October 2017
German Concentration Camps
A look at life in those Camps
28th November 2017
including team quiz and festive refreshments