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Events 2018

Minster Lovell History Club

February 26th: Graham Kew "History of Wychwood Brewery, the Home of Hobgoblin" This will include some beer tasting and food matching and some films.
March 26th: Ellie Reid "Dressing up the past". Ellie is a new Speaker to us and we look forward to her talk.
April 23rd: John Lindquist "Vietnam War from Wisconsin Veterans, Part I". Well-known to local people, John will be speaking from his own personal experience of the War.
November date TBD: John Lindquist "Vietnam War from Wisconsin Veterans, Part II".

Other events

October 6th: Oxfordshire Family History Society Fair, Marlborough School, Woodstock. 10:00am to 4:00pm. Advisors on family history, DNA, wills, photographs, maps, and about 50-60 stalls from around the country selling all sorts of things. There is always a Minster Lovell presence. Free parking, free entry and delicious food.

November: Minster Lovell Remembrance Service

The MLE team is at the Remembrance Service at the village war memorial every November. Do contact us after the service about your Minster Lovell ancestors.

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We need Oxfordshire males whose surname was in the county before 1875 to buy a DNA test for an Oxfordshire research project. See the blog for details.

New book published on those who served in the military in the 20th century. Now 3 books available to buy.

If you have Oxfordshire ancestry going back before 1875, there is a DNA sale on until midnight on Valentine's Day at