On a lovely July day we were pleased to welcome many visitors to our Open and Awards day including many of the successful candidates in our 2009 examinations. We were especially delighted to present the Julian Bickersteth Memorial Medal to Dr George Redmonds, who was awarded the medal in 2007 and to Dr Nick Barratt, awarded 2008, for their contributions to the study of family history.
George Redmonds receives his medal from the Earl of Lytton and the Lord Mayor of Canterbury. Special mention was made to his work on a new approach to the study of the history of surnames.
Nick Barrett is presented his medal for his role in popularising family history.
Terence Brick is awarded his Diploma in Genealogy
Tanya Kimber collects her Diploma in Genealogy
Leslie Mitchinson proudly display his Diploma in Genealogy
Terence Blowfield and Nan Keightey receive their Higher Certificates in Genealogy
Successful Certificate in Genealogy candidate Elizabeth Kerry with The Earl of Lytton and Richard Baker
Throughout the day the sound of Jazz could be heard from Peter Ross’s musicians.
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