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STAFFORDSHIRE & STOKE ON TRENT ARCHIVE SERVICE - CONSULTATION SURVEY Please see below a link to our survey on the future of the Archives and Heritage Service. This survey is very important to how we take our Service forward and we need as many people as possible to complete it. http://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/leisure/archives/OurVision/Archives-Consultation.aspx
Please do take 5 minutes to complete the survey and to share it with as many people you know who may be interested. Thank you in advance for helping us with the survey Matthew BlakeParticipation and Engagement OfficerArchives and HeritageStaffordshire County CouncilStaffordshire Record OfficeEastgate StreetStaffordST16 2LZ01785firstname.lastname@example.org
The Archive service have an on-going project to put online Staffordshire Parish Registers
and other documents useful to genealogists. The first Registers went live last year on the 'Findmypast' website.http://www.findmypast.co.uk Access is free at record offices and libraries in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.
Another ongoing project is to index and digitise Great War military appeal tribunal records for mid-Staffordshire, which will eventually be freely available on the internet.
Three short walks following in the footsteps of J.R.R.Tolkien in Great Haywood and the Chase
have been devised in association with the Ramblers Association. Look out for the free leaflet/map.
Rugeley’s Boer War plaque is now on display at the Staffordshire Regiment Museum at Whittington.
“Cannock Chase WW1” are looking for volunteers to act as guides at the Great War Hut
and to lead guided walks.Anyone who might be interested is invited to a coffee afternoon at the Wolseley Centre on April 27th 2015.
The Landor (Local History) Society will be arranging its usual annual display again this year: the theme being ”Law and Order”. If you could help with stewarding at the Charter Fair on June 6th 2015 or Brereton
Carnival on July 11th 2015 please contact Marion Kettle.