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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.