Waltham Forest Family History Society

Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, except August, at Spruce Hill Baptist Church Hall, Brookscroft Road, Walthamstow, E17 4JP, starting at 8pm and finishing at 10pm.

Programme of meetings:

11th September Workshop: Health, Disease, and Hospitals
6th October (Sat) WFFHS 40th Anniversary Exhibition at Vestry House Museum. Displays, talks, and help desk
9th October Talk: “DNA Analysis: the Future of Family History Research?”, by Donna Rutherford
13th November AGM and Presidential Address
11th December Talk: Insanity in the Family, by Kathy Chater
8th January 2019 Social and Family History Quiz
12th February Talk: My life growing up in Walthamstow, by Mo Shanks
12th March Workshop: Family Businessesn and Bankruptcy
9th April Talk: Views of Old Waltham Forest, a pictorial tour, by Alan Simpson
14th May “What I’m researching now” – An opportunity for members to talk about research, finds, or ask for help.
11th June Talk:
9th July Workshop:


Talks are given both by members of the society and by guest speakers.
In workshops we aim to learn from each other, provoking discussion, sharing discoveries, methods used, and information sources that have been useful when researching in particular fields.

The programme may be changed due to the availability of speakers.

Spruce Hill Baptist Church Hall, Brookscroft Road, Walthamstow.
E17 4JP