Where Did They Come From and Why?
Our ancestors were more migratory than we tend to think – over both short and long distances within Britain. This talk will look at reasons why people moved and the mechanics of their migration, together with an overview of sources which can help to trace their movements.
Doreen Hopwood was the former genealogist for Birmingham City Council and has been carrying out research for over 30 years. She has taught family, community and local history at all levels from beginners to post-graduate and is a regular contributor to “Your Family Tree” magazine.