Derbyshire Remembers for Explore Your Archive week

(Joseph) Arthur Hodgkiss  of Baslow

Come along to this free lunch time talk and find out what is happening around the county to commemorate the centenary of the First World War. Hear about the Derbyshire Lives in the First World War project and take a look in our Story Box full of serving soldiers’ letters, diaries and photographs and other First World War material all telling the personal stories of those living and fighting during the War, those who survived and those who never returned home.

Derbyshire Record Office has employed a Project Officer to support Derbyshire communities with their projects to commemorate the centenary of the First World War. The Derbyshire Lives Through the First World War project is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and in this event Project Officer, Glynn Wilton, will talk about the project, give advice to those starting their own project, provide information on where and how to access records and archives and how to interpret information to engage people with the history of Derbyshire in the First World War, and generally help in whatever way is needed!

Derbyshire Lives Through the First World War – lunch time talk

Tuesday 11 November  1.15pm-1.45pm

Free – booking essential

Derbyshire Record Office

New St

Matlock

DE4 3FE

Tel: 01629 538347

record.office@derbyshire.go.uk

http://exploreyourarchive.org/

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