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This information about a new Huguenot Heritage Centre in Rochester, Kent, England just received from the Federation of Family History Societies.

The French Hospital has received initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a Huguenot Heritage Centre in Rochester. The project aims to tell the story of the Huguenots, a group of some 100,000 French Protestants who fled from religious persecution during the 16th and 17th centuries. The Centre will include resources for researching family history, as well as a programme of events and activities. For further information please visit the website
http://www.frenchhospital.org.uk/huguenot-heritage-centre/

There is an on-line survey for feedback on ideas for the Huguenot Heritage Centre. Please complete the online questionnaire. It will take about 5 – 7 minutes.
Link to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/HuguenotHeritage

 

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M. Diane Rogers is a Director and Editor and Co-webmistress of the British Columbia Genealogical Society, teaches genealogy and family history year round, and blogs at CanadaGenealogy, or, Jane's Your Aunt. She's been doing her own family research since the 1980s in Canada, the UK and the United States, Sweden and further afield. She has a lifelong interest in Canadian and women's history and is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors

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