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Essex, Norfolk, & Suffolk County Record Offices Research Tour

Where: Bury St Edmunds, England

When: May 27, 2013 4:00PM - May 31, 2013 11:00AM


For the first time, NEHGS will lead a tour of county record offices in England. Join us for trips to the archives of Essex, Suffolk, and Norfolk and opportunities to learn from local experts. The trip, which immediately follows our London Research Tour held from May 19 – 26, will be based in Bury St. Edmunds in Suffolk, with day trips to the county record offices in Bury St. Edmunds, Norwich, and Chelmsford.


 Monday, May 27


4:00 - 6:00                  Gather at The Abbey Hotel, Bury St. Edmunds

                                     Introductions and Your Guide to the Tour


Tuesday, May 28


9:00 - 5:00                  Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds

                                        Local expert: Gill Blanchard


Wednesday, May 29


9:00 - 5:00                  Norfolk Record Office, Norwich

                                        Local expert: Gill Blanchard



Thursday, May 30


9:00 - 5:00                  Essex Record Office, Chelmsford

                                        Local expert: Glynis Morris          


Group Dinner in Bury St. Edmunds 


Friday, May 31


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Schedule is subject to change

Registration for this program is now closed.


Please note:

Participants are responsible for their own travel arrangements to the program. NEHGS will secure lodging at The Abbey Hotel in Bury St. Edmunds for the duration of the program only, May 27-31, 2013. Participants seeking lodging before or after the specified dates are responsible for securing accommodations on their own. NEHGS strongly recommends that participants purchase travel insurance to protect against monetary loss. Participants are responsible for transportation to and from Bury St. Edmunds.


Registration fees include

Four nights at The Abbey Hotel, Bury St Edmunds (for single, double, or double with guest registrants)

Full English Breakfast (for single, double, or double with guest registrants)

One reception and one dinner (for all participants)

Coach transportation to the Suffolk, Essex, and Norfolk record offices, and return to Bury St Edmunds (for all participants)

Consultations with local experts (for all participants)

Admissions (for all participants)


Registration fees do not include


Travel insurance

Public transportation within England

Any other fees or costs associated with the trip


Cancellation Policy:

Written cancellations received before April 1, 2013 will be subject to a $500 per person cancellation fee. No refund is possible after this date. Fees are based on group participation. There is no refund for services or portions of the tour not taken, or for participants who do not complete the tour.


Join NEHGS for our London Research Tour from May 19 - 26, the week prior to the Essex, Norfolk, and Suffolk County Record Offices Research Tour.



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