About us

All meetings are from 1.45-4.00 p.m. at Queen’s Park Community Hub, South Park, Lincoln LN5 8EW on the second Saturday of the month unless otherwise stated. Car parking available, and on major bus routes. Non -members are welcome to all of our branch meetings, which are free to attend. We have an outing each year to a place of interest in or close to Lincoln.

We have a speaker to present a family, social or local history subject each month. With our bookstalls available to all, and our Library for Members

Please join us after for refreshments and a chance to speak to others who share this fantastic pastime!

As we are unable to meet in person at present, all our meetings are being held by ZOOM, To join please email your interest to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. quoting your name and membership number if you have one, joining details will then be sent to you.

How to find us

The Home Guard in Lincoln…

June
Saturday
11
Sat, 11. June 2022, 14:00 h
The Home Guard in Lincolnshire - Dr. Erik Grigg Explaining who were our Home Guard in our county, what was their role and how did they protect us during WW2.

One Hour, 24th October 19…

July
Saturday
9
Sat, 9. July 2022, 14:00 h
One Hour, 24th October 1942 - Peter Reichelt The night Peter’s home in Grantham was bombed, its effects on his and many other families, the squadrons, aerodromes and Luftwaffe involvement on that fateful night during WW2.

Civil War Petitions

August
Saturday
13
Sat, 13. August 2022, 14:00 h
Civil War Petitions - Dr. David Appleby Soldiers and war widows alike asked for welfare due to injury or bereavement during and after the war. We’ll learn what these petitions and the certificates can tell us of how life was for our ancestors during that time.

Branch Outing TBC

September
Saturday
10
Sat, 10. September 2022

The Lincolnshire Rising

October
Saturday
8
Sat, 8. October 2022, 14:00 h
The Lincolnshire Rising - Mel Ogden It’s the 486th anniversary of what became known as The Pilgrimage of Grace, the most serious of rebellions during Henry VIII’s reign. Rebels gathered at Louth, Market Rasen, Caistor and marched to Lincoln, protesting against the confiscation of Church property. …

Fossedyke, a Watery Tale …

November
Saturday
12
Sat, 12. November 2022, 14:00 h
Fossedyke, a Watery Tale of Mystery and Intrigue - Ian Morgan Possibly the oldest canal in Britain, dating from Roman times, with many stories to tell. Many of you will know the infamous tale of the murder of Mary Kirkham by Tom Otter, but what other stories will Ian unearth for us?             …

Branch Contacts

Email contact     Amanda Lee    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Phone contact    Tracey Fairhurst   07941245322

Your Lincoln Branch Committee are

Chairman: Tracey Fairhurst
Secretary: Sue Patman
Treasurer: Amanda Lee
Programme Secretary
 Georgina Collingwood
Committee Member: Michelle Hunter

If you would like to join Lincoln Branch Committee, please make it known to one of the committee members, we look forward to hearing from you.

If you have any thoughts or suggestions of speakers you like to see, or topics you’d like covered please let one of the committee members know and we will do our best to please, but unfortunately can’t promise!

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