Talks

Subjects

The Balcombe Tunnel Murder of 1881

Franz Muller: the first British Railway Murderer?

The History of St Francis Hospital (formerly the Sussex Lunatic Asylum)

A History of the Brighton Workhouses

The Skeleton Army

         Johnny Haynes: Portrait of a Football Genius 

Child Emigration from Britain in Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

The Life of Oscar Wilde

Future Dates

Tuesday 2nd March 2010 – 2.15pm
Over 60 club – Hurstpierpoint

Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Friday 26th March 2010 – 8pm
Ringmer History Group
Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Monday 14th June 2010- 7.30pm
Lewes History Group
A History of Brighton Workhouses

Thursday 5th August 2010 – 8pm
Franklands Village WI
Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Wednesday 11th August 2010 – 2pm
East Brighton Bygones
A History of the Brighton Workhouses

Friday 3rd September 2010 – 2pm
Lewes Riverside Club
The First British Railway Murder

Monday 4th October 2010 – 2pm
Lewes Riverside Club
The First British Railway Murder

Wednesday 6th October 2010 – 2.30pm
Worth WI, Crawley
Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Thursday 28th October 2010 – 8pm
Nutley Historical Society
A History of the Brighton Workhouses

Tuesday 18th January 2011 – 7.30pm
Hurstpierpoint WI
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Monday 7th February 2011 – 8pm
Park Centre Wives, Burgess Hill
The First British Railway Murder

Monday 28th February 2011 – 2.30pm
Woodingdean Methodist Church
ST Francis Hospital

Monday 4th April 2011 – 8pm
Monday Circle, Patcham Methodist Church
A History of the Brighton Workhouses

Thursday 19th May 2011 – 2.30pm
Heathfield/Hailsham Cardiac Group
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Friday 20th May 2011 – 7.30pm
The East Grinstead Society
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Tuesday 7th June 2011 – 2.15pm
Hurstpierpoint Over Sixty Club
A History of the Brighton Workhouses

Wednesday 14th September 2011 – 7.30pm
Sussex Family History Group
A History of Brighton Workhouses

Thursday 20th October 2011 – 7.30pm
Worthing Sussex Family History Group
ST Francis Hospital

Thursday 19th January 2012 – 7.30pm
Heathfield History Society
The Brighton Workhouses

Tuesday 7th February 2012 – 2pm
Exploring Sussex (part of U3A group)
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Tuesday 21st February 2012 – 7.30pm
Cameo Group, Woodingdean
A History of Brighton Workhouses

Wednesday 11th April 2012 – 7.30pm
Hailsham Historical Society
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Tuesday 17th April 2012 – 3pm
Old Southeronians’ Association, Hassocks
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Thursday 17th May 2012 – 2pm
Cuckfield and Lindfield Probus Club
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Friday 25th May 2012 – 8pm
Hurstpierpoint Historial Society
A History of  Brighton Workhouses

Friday 15th June 2012 – 7.30pm
The East Grinstead Society
The First British Railway Murder

Thursday 28th June 2012 – 2.30pm
Cardiac Group 1
The Brighton Workhouses

Sunday 15th July 2012 – 3pm
Clifton Montepelier Powis Festival, St Nicholas’ Church, Brighton
A History of the Brighton Workhouses

Wednesday 8th August 2012 – 7.30pm
Plumpton WI
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Wednesday 15th August 2012 – 11am
Probus Club of Horsham Forest
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Monday 10th September - 7.30pm
Warbleton History Group
A History of the Brighton Workhouses

Tuesday 11th September 2012 – 7.30pm
Woodingdean Horticultural Society
The Brighton Workhouses

Thursday 4th October 2012 – 2.15pm
Civil Service Retirement Fellowship -Uckfield Group
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Saturday 6th October 2012 – 7.30pm
The Village Evening, Punnets Town
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Thursday 11th October 2012 – 2.30pm
NHS Retirement Fellowship, Brighton
The Brighton Workhouses

Tuesday 20th November 2012 – 2pm
Tuesday Club Patcham
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Thursday 21st February 2013-7.30pm
Sussex Family History Group (Worthing)

The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Thursday 7th March 2013-1.30pm
Preston Park U3A
The Brighton Workhouses

Friday 8th March 2013 - 7.30pm
Holy Cross Social Group, Woodingdean
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder 

Saturday 16th March 2013 – 2pm 
City Synergy Group – Patching Lodge, Brighton
The Brighton Workhouses

Tuesday 19th March 2013 – 2pm
Exploring Sussex – East Grinstead
The First British Railway Murder

Saturday 13th April – 2.30pm
Sussex Family History Group Conference, Clare Hall, Haywards
Heath
The Brighton Workhouses 

Thursday 9th May 2013 – 11am
Probus Club of Horsham,Arun
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder 

Wednesday 5th June 2013-8pm
Friends of Horsham Museum
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Thursday 20th June 2013 – 7.30pm
St Edwards Wives Group, Burgess Hill
The Brighton Workhouses

Monday 23rd September 2013 – 2pm
Patcham U3A

A History of St Francis Hospital 

Thursday 7th November 2013 – 2.15pm
Civil Service Retirement Fellowship (Uckfield)
The Brighton Workhouses 

Wednesday 13th November 2013 – 7.30pm
Hastings and Rother Family History
 Group
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Tuesday 19th November 2013 – 2pm
Tuesday Club, Patcham
The First British Railway Murder

Tuesday 28th January 2014 – 8pm
Tunbridge Wells Family History Society
The First British Railway Murder

Thursday 6th February 2014 – 7.30pm
“Family Roots” Family History Society (Eastbourne & District)
A History of the Brighton Workhouses

Tuesday 25th February 2014 – 10.45am
Mid-Sussex Local History Group
A History of the Brighton Workhouses

Tuesday 25th March 2014 - 11.30am
Brighton & Hove U3A
A History of the Brighton Workhouses 

Wednesday 26th March 2014 – 7.30pm
Patcham Horticultural Society
St Francis Hospital, Haywards Heath

Tuesday 10th June – 2.30pm
“Tuesday at Friends” – Brighton
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Thursday 9th October 2014 – 7.30pm
Billingshurst Local History Society
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder 

Tuesday 18th November 2014 – 2pm
Tuesday Club, Patcham
The Skeleton Army

Monday 23rd March 2015 – 7pm
Arthritis Care, Haywards
Heath
St Francis Hospital 

Tuesday 24th March 2015 – 10.30am
Mid-Sussex Local History Group

The Skeleton Army 

Monday 1st June 2015 – 8pm
Monday Circle, Patcham Methodist Church
The First British Railway Murder 

Tuesday 8th September 2015 – 7.30pm
Woodingdean Horticultural Society
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Monday 26th October 2015 – 7.45pm
Hassocks Field Society, Adastra Hall
A History of the Brighton Workhouse

Thursday 5th November 2015 – 3pm
Seeboard Head Office Retired Group, Patcham Community Hall
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Tuesday 16th February 2016 – 7.30pm
Cameo Group, Woodingdean Methodist
 Church
The Skeleton Army

Monday 4th April 2016 – 11.30am
Blind Veterans UK,
Ovingdean
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Monday 9th May 2016 – 7.30pm
Warbleton History
 Society
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Thursday 19th May 2016 – 7.30pm
St Edwards Wives Group, Burgess Hill
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Wednesday 25th May 2016 – 11.30am
Blind Veterans UK,
 Ovingdean
The Skeleton Army

Thursday 30th June 2016 – 3pm
Seaboard Head Office Retired Group, Patcham Community
Hall
The First British Railway Murder

Friday 8th July 2016-7.30pm
Holy Cross Social Group,
Woodingdean
The Skeleton Army

Monday 5th September 2016 – 10.30am
Blind Veterans UK -
 Ovingdean
A History of the Brighton Workhouses

Tuesday 13th September 2016 – 7.30pm
Woodingdean Horticultural Society, Community Centre
The Skeleton Army

Monday 9th January 2017 -11.30am
Blind Veterans UK - Ovingdean
St Francis Hospital, Haywards Heath

Wednesday 18th January 2017 – 2.30pm
The Keep, Falmer

A History of the Brighton Workhouses


Tuesday 28th March 2017 – 2.30pm
Tuesday at Friends,
 Brighton
The Skeleton Army

Wednesday 29th March 2017 – 7.30pm
Volks Electric Railway
 Association
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Tuesday 2nd May 2017 – 7.30pm
Lancing & Sompting
  Pastfinders
The Skeleton Army

Monday 8thMay 2017 – 7.30pm
Warbleton History
 Society
The Skeleton Army

Wednesday 10th May 2017 – 7.30pm
Sussex Family History Group (Brighton)
The Skeleton Army

Thursday 18th May 2017 - 7.30pm
Sussex Family History Group,Worthing
The Skeleton Army 

Wednesday 14th June – 2pm
East Brighton Bygones, Haywards
Heath
St Francis Hospital, Haywards Heath

Friday 25th August 2017 – 2pm
Riverside Club, Lewes
The Skeleton Army

Sunday 10th September – 11am
Heritage Open Day- Regency Town House, Brunswick Square
A History of the Brighton Workhouses

Tuesday 12th September 2017 – 10.30am
Blind Veterans Uk,
Ovingdean
The First British Railway Murder

Tuesday 10th October – 2.30pm
Tuesday Fellowship Club, Portslade
The Skeleton Army

Monday 16th October – 11.30am
Blind Veterans UK, Ovingdean
Johnny Haynes: Portrait of a Football Genius

Tuesday 5th December 2017 – 1.45pm
Exploring Sussex (part of U3A East Grinstead)
 A History of the Brighton Workhouses

Tuesday 6th February 2018- 7.30pm
Ringmer
WI
The Skeleton Army

Tuesday 13th February 2018 – 2.30pm
“Tuesday at Friends”, Brighton

A History of the Brighton Workhouses

Tuesday 24th March 2018 – 2.30pm
Tuesday Fellowship,
Portslade
A History of the Brighton Workhouses

Monday 11th June 2018 – 7.30pm
St Margaret’s Women’s Group, Rottingdean
The First British Railway Murder

Thursday 26th July – 3pm
Seaboard Retirement Group, Patcham Community Centre
A History of the Brighton Workhouses

Thursday 6th September 4.30pm
Heritage Open Day, Regency Town House, Brighton
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Thursday 4th October 2018- 11am
Bishop Hannington Cameo Group,
Hove
A History of the Brighton Workhouses

Wednesday 7th November 2018 – 7pm
The Forum Society, English Language Centre
The Skeleton Army

Friday 11th January 2019 – 7.30pm
Holy Cross Social Group, Woodingdean
A History of the Brighton Workhouses

Tuesday 29th January 2019 – 2.30pm
Tuesday Fellowship Club, Portslade
St Francis Hospital, Haywards Heath

Monday 11th February 2019 – 1.30pm
Blind Veterans UK – Ovingdean
A History of the Brighton Workhouses

Monday 25th February – 10.30am
Blind Veterans UK – Ovingdean
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Tuesday 5th March 2019 – 2.30pm
“Tuesday at Friends”, Friends Centre, Brighton
Johnny Haynes: Football’s Forgotten Genius

Thursday 21st March 2019 – 7.30pm
Lewes Probus Club, Rodmell Village Hall,
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Thursday 23rd May 2019 – 11am
Bishop Hannington Cameo group, Hove
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Monday 10th June 2019 – 7.30pm
St Margaret’s Women’s Group,
Rottingdean
A History of the Brighton Workhouses

Monday 8th July – 7.30pm 2019
Sussex Family History Group, Uckfield Branch
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Thursday 25th July – 3pm
Seaboard Retirement Group, Patcham Community Hall
The Skeleton Army

Monday 12th August – 1.30pm
Blind Veterans UK
The Skeleton Army

Tuesday 10th September – 7.30pm
Woodingdean Horticutural Society
The History of St Francis Hospital, Haywards Heath

Friday 20th September - 11am 2019
Heritage Open Day, Regency Town House,
Brighton
A History of the Brighton Workhouses

Thursday 10th October – 2pm 2019
Brighton & Hove NHS Retirement Fellowship
The History of St Francis Hospital

Friday 22nd November – 3pm
Community Plus, The Beacon Academy, Crowborough
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Thursday 12th March – 11am 2020
Bishop Hannington Hove Cameo
The Skeleton Army

Monday 11th May – 1.30pm 2020: CANCELLED.
Blind Veterans UK, Ovingdean
St Francis Hospital

Friday 14th August – 2pm 2020: CANCELLED.
Lewes Riverside Club
The First British Railway Murder

Thursday 15th October – 11am 2020: CANCELLED.
Bishop Hannington Hove Cameo
Child Emigration from Britain in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

Tuesday 16th November- 2.30pm 2021
Tuesday Fellowship Club, Portslade
Child Emigration from Britain in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

Thursday 2nd December – 3pm 2021
Seaboard Retirement Group, Patcham Community Hall
Johnny Haynes: Portrait of a football genius

Tuesday 7th December – 2pm 2021
Exploring Sussex, East Grinstead
The First British Railway Murder

Thursday 21st April – 3pm
Seaboard Retirement Group, Patcham Community Centre
Child Emigration in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

Thursday 12th May – 7.30pm 2022
Oasis Ladies Group, Hove
The Skeleton Army

Tuesday 21st June – 2.30pm 2022
Tuesday at Friends, Brighton
The Balcombe Tunnel Murder

Thursday 28th July – 3pm 2022
Seaboard Retirement Group,Patcham Community Centre
The Life of Oscar Wilde

Thursday 20th October – 8pm 2022
Wivelsfield History Society, Wivelsfield Village Hall
The Skeleton Army

Wednesday 30th November – 2pm 2022
The Keep Record
Office
The Skeleton Army

Friday 6th January, 1.30pm 2023
Lewes Riverside Club
The First British Railway Murder

Wednesday 11th January, 7.30pm 2023
Sussex Family History Group (Brighton)
A History of the Brighton Workhouses

Thursday 5th May, 2023
Family Roots: Family History Society for Eastbourne &
District
The Skeleton Army

Friday 26th May, 2023
Ringmer History Group, Ringmer Village Hall
The Skeleton Army
 

 

 


 

 

 

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