History society to meet

ALLOWAY and Southern Ayrshire Family History Society’s next meeting is on Tuesday January 17 at 7.45pm in Alloway Church Hall. This month’s speaker will be Robert Foulkes who will be speaking on The Census – Past and Present.

Robert is a retired teacher and former vice chairperson of the society. He will be explaining what information can be extracted from the census. Robert was involved with the 2011 census locally and will be able to explain how the census has changed since 1841.

There will be small charge for visitors of £1.50 which will be refunded if the visitor joins the society. Refreshments will be available after the talk