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March 2018

Scotland’s People

13 March 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Volunteer House, 69 Crossgate
Cupar, Fife KY15 5AS United Kingdom
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A talk by Iain Ferguson

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April 2018

Flemish Immigrants into Fife

10 April 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Volunteer House, 69 Crossgate
Cupar, Fife KY15 5AS United Kingdom
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Details to follow

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September 2018

Banishment and Transportation

11 September 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Volunteer House, 69 Crossgate
Cupar, Fife KY15 5AS United Kingdom
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Ken Nisbet on “Banishment and Transportation” along with an exhibition/photos of some of the stories from the Kalendar of Convicts by Andrew Campbell. Ken Nisbet Ken Nisbet has been involved in family and military history research for over 40 years. Originally from Aberdeen, he started doing his family history whilst still at School and first joined a family history society in 1978. He is a regular speaker to Scotland’s family history societies and is Secretary of both the Scottish Genealogy Society and SAFHS. He compiled the Nairnshire…

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October 2018

Irish Records

9 October 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Volunteer House, 69 Crossgate
Cupar, Fife KY15 5AS United Kingdom
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Jill Williams – “Irish records? – They all went up in smoke . . . or did they?”

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November 2018

The Balfour Family of Fife

13 November 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Volunteer House, 69 Crossgate
Cupar, Fife KY15 5AS United Kingdom
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Robert Balfour – “The Balfour Family of Fife”

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December 2018

Festive Get Together with ‘Cupalele’

11 December 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Volunteer House, 69 Crossgate
Cupar, Fife KY15 5AS United Kingdom
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Members are invited to join us for a Festive Get Together with local Cupar ukulele band 'Cupalele'. As well as some toe tapping music there will be drinks and nibbles and an opportunity to get together. Festive jumpers/attire to be encouraged! Meet at the usual venue, Volunteer House, 69-73 Crossgate, Cupar for 7.30-9pm

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January 2019

Ancestry Discovery Day

22 January @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cupar Library, 33 Crossgate
Cupar, United Kingdom (UK) KY15 4AS United Kingdom
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An open day in conjunction with Cupar Library Want to find out more about Ancestry and your Fife family history? Drop in and learn more about how Ancestry can help you start out with your family history. For those who have already started out, put 'meat on the bones' and be introduced to online resources. We are hosting this informal event with Fife Archives and Cupar Library. Cupar Heritage and Museum and Fife Folk Museum will also be displaying local…

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February 2019

Scottish Mining Museum

12 February @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Volunteer House, 69 Crossgate
Cupar, Fife KY15 5AS United Kingdom
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Brian Murray – “Scottish Mining Museum” Brian will talk about how coal was formed, where it was located in Scotland and how it was mined. He will discuss the various aspects in social history and the conditions that the workforce endured. Brian will enlighten us with the work of the Scottish Mining Museum.

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March 2019

Getting to Grips with Scottish Handwriting

12 March @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Volunteer House, 69 Crossgate
Cupar, Fife KY15 5AS United Kingdom
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Rachel Hart – “Scots Palaeography” ‘Getting to grips with Scottish handwriting’. This interactive talk will give an introduction to the challenges of reading old handwriting and will be illustrated with examples of documents from the local area. It will provide practical tips and techniques on how to tackle difficult manuscripts and will try to de-mystify some of the technicalities of documents written in Scots. Advice will be given on where to find extra help and there will be chance to…

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April 2019

A Menace in the Archives – The Collections of DC Thomson

9 April @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Volunteer House, 69 Crossgate
Cupar, Fife KY15 5AS United Kingdom
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David Powell – “Dundee Courier Archives" David will give an insight as to the content of the DC Thomson Archives and how this is used to support the business. As well as showing highlights from the collections, ranging from early comics and newspapers through to the extensive photographic collections, there will be a focus on Fife and examples on how the Archive has worked with community groups in the past.  

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