Programme 10.30 FIBIS experts answer your research questions 12.00 Break for Lunch. 13.15 AGM 14.00 “The East India Company Civil Servant who created a New Method of Language Learning”  by Professor Marjorie Lorch, PhD. Birkbeck, University of London Thomas Prendergast wrote a series of bestseller foreign language learning manuals in the 1860s and 1870s. He is now viewed as […]

PROGRAMME FOR THE DAY 10.30 – 12.00 : FIBIS Experts will be available to answer members’ questions 12.00 – 1.30 : Lunch break 1.30 – 2.30 : Sue Paul, a keen family historian who instigated a One-Name study of the name Bowery, will present “Captain Thomas Bowery: The Biography” and relate how she traced her […]