Annual Conference & AGM

The 2019 Conference and AGM will be held at Clair Hall on Saturday 13th April.

Conference Programme

Timings are approximate.

    9:30 a.m.   Tea and coffee served
10:00 a.m.Conference opensMick Henry
10:15 a.m. DNA and Family HistoryMartin McDowell
    11:15 a.m.   Comfort break
11:30 a.m. The Early-Modern Iron Industry in the Weald and its PeopleJeremy Hodgkinson
    12:30 p.m.   Tea and coffee served. An optional plated lunch, if booked when booking for conference
2:00 p.m. Tails of the RailsBill Gage
3:15 p.m. Raffle draw
    3.30 p.m.   Conference closes. Tea and coffee served
4:00 p.m.Annual General Meeting

Agenda for the 46th Annual General Meeting

  1. Receive apologies for absence
  2. Acknowledge member organisations' representatives
  3. Accept the Minutes of the 45th AGM (as published in the June 2018 Sussex Family Historian)
  4. Consider matters arising from the General Meeting Minutes
  5. Receive the Chairman's report on the activities of the past year
  6. Receive the Treasurer's report and approve the accounts of the Charity
  7. Elect the Honorary Officers and other members of the Executive Committee
  8. Appoint Independent Examiners of the Charity's Accounts for the forthcoming year
  9. Approve the annual subscriptions for the following year
  10. Discuss and take decisions on any submitted motions
  11. Consider any other business

By Order of the Executive Committee. Jean Spilsted, Honorary Secretary

Representatives of Subscribing Societies should give notice in writing to the Chairman prior to the commencement of the meeting of their authority to vote on behalf of that society

Nominations for the Executive Committee must be submitted to the Honorary Secretary at least 28 days prior to the meeting date. Nominations cannot be accepted after Friday, 8th March 2019. Nomination forms are available from the Honorary Secretary and can also be found below.

The Nomination Form is also available below.

Directions to Clair Hall

The hall is in Perrymount Road, a short walk from Haywards Heath Railway Station.


Click here to buy tickets online (over the Internet)
or download, print and post the forms below.

   Word icon Booking Form part 1    Word icon Booking Form part 2    Acrobat pdf icon Conference Flyer    Acrobat pdf icon Nomination Form    Acrobat pdf icon Conference Timetable    Acrobat pdf icon Annual Report