2024 One Day Conference

About this Event


We are planning to hold our Conference in 2024 on Saturday 4th May, the date now having been confirmed with the venue, Newport Methodist Church, in Quay Street.

We are planning a theme based on "Churches, Chapels and Cemeteries" so if you have any material, particularly photographs, we can use, which feature your family occasions (baptisms, marriages, burials) then please get in touch.

Our speakers, exhibitors, and ticketing arrangements will be published or updated as we continue the planning activities.

Speakers confirmed :

10,30 am - Tim Wander : The history and restoration of St Thomas's Church, Ryde : A Church for the 21st Century

1,30 pm - Gary Newman : "Commonwealth War Graves on the Island"

3.30 pm - Sharon Beddard and Hazel Pullen : "Island Churches, Chapels and Cemeteries"


Exhibitors confirmed :

R A Longley Publications

East Cowes Heritage

Bembridge Heritage Centre

Ryde Social History Group

Freshwater and Totland Archive Group


Tickets (7 available)

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  • Date & Time

    4th May 2024 @ 10:00 AM to 17:00 PM
  • Hosted by

    Isle of Wight Family History Society
  • Location

    Newport Methodist Church, Quay Street, Newport PO30 5BA
  • Capacity