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Nursing Family History Workshop

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Royal College of Nursing

20 Cavendish Square

London

W1G 0RN

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THIS EVENT WAS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULE FOR 18 NOVEMBER BUT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO 10 FEBRUARY 2018.

“Mummy, what did you do in the war?”

Nursing Family History Workshop

Find out how to research your Great War family history, with a focus on nursing and VAD stories. The day will feature a mixture of talks and practical sessions, from exploring nursing records online to creative writing and family history. Speakers include family history expert Kirsty Gray, nurse and poet Molly Case, and Dick and Lisa Robinson, who will talk about Dick's great aunt, First World War nurse Edith Appleton.

Lunch and tea and coffee is included in the ticket price.



Draft Programme

10.30 Registration & Coffee

11.00 Welcome and introduction to the RCN

11.15 Speaker 1: Researching your First World War family history
Kirsty Gray, Family Wise Ltd

12.00 Workshop 1

12.45 Lunch and exhibition viewing

13.45 Workshop 2

14.30 Speaker 2: Nursing in the First World War
Dick and Lisa Robinson on Dick’s aunt, First World War nurse Edith Appleton

15.30 Comfort Break

16.00 Workshop 3

16.45 Close of event



Workshop options (everyone will do all 3 workshops in small groups):

  1. Treasures Tour: view the First World War scrapbooks and treasures from the RCN collections
  2. Ancestry & Nursing Records Online: Practical session using Ancestry and online nursing history research resources
  3. All We Leave Behind: Excavating Our Family History: Creative writing workshop with nurse and poet Molly Case


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