Events in June 2022
12th June Well Street Common
The Friends of Hackney Archives will share a stall with the Hackney Society at the Well Street Common Fete.
Hackney Archives Events
11th June Hackney People – a Guide to Family History
Join us for an informative and friendly event about researching family history in Hackney.
Learn more about what we have in our collections and discover more about the Hackney community. Get hints and tips to take your research further or to get started!!
Saturday 11 June 11.00am- 12.00 noon
14th June Archives Basics: Using the Catalogue
Welcome to a relaxed and friendly online introduction to using Hackney Archives’ online catalogue.
Learn how to register, search and request items to view from our online catalogue. Discover hints and tips about getting the most out of your search. If you have any searching related questions, feel free to bring them along!
Tuesday 14th June 6.15pm – 7.15pm
16th June English Heritage Blue Plaque Unveiling
Kate Mavor, CEO English Heritage, will attend the unveiling of a Blue Plaque on the Ayah’s Home, 26 King Edwards Road, E9 7SF, by Meera Syal
Blue Plaque Unveiling 3.45 for 4.00pm speeches
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Hackney Museum Events
16 June – 27 August 2022 Chinese and India Nannies in Hackney: The Home for Ayahs and Amahs
This display uncovers some of the hidden stories of Chinese amahs and India ayahs employed to look after British households during the colonial period. Between 1900 to 1940s hundreds of these women lived at the Ayahs’ and Amahs’ home in Hackney.
Visit the exhibition to find out more.