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Finding Fort Families

Wednesday 11 7.30pmSeptember


Fort Victoria

Westhill Lane
PO41 0SA,

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Finding fort families fhs talk

All Welcome - to an illustrated talk as part of our "Finding Fort Families" project at Fort Victoria. Wed 11th Sept, Geoff Allen, Chair of IOW Family History Society will be giving a helpful talk on "Island Military Personnel and Census Returns" at 7.30pm at Fort Victoria.

All welcome to this overview of the historical sources we have to investigate the many military personnel who occupied this fortified Island.

This will be a helpful guide to historical documents for beginners in family history, relevant to the many families who were associated with our Island Forts.

And you can explore the museum at this, the longest established garrison on the Island - come along to discover more about the Palmerston Forts across the Island.

Book on [email protected] or on 761214. £5pp. Free parking. Museum open from 7pm.

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