Academic Year 2018-2019

Michaelmas TermLent TermEaster Term

All dates are Thursdays unless indicated otherwise.

President: Edward P. J. Herbert (Trinity College)

C.U. Heraldic and Genealogical Society was founded in 1950 and C.U. Society of Genealogists in 1954; they were refounded together as “C.U.H.&G.S.” in 1957.

A member of the Federation of Family History Societies

Michaelmas Term, 2018

4th October, 8.45 p.m. – Freshers’ Squash
David Broomfield
“Westminster for scoundrels: The history and heraldry of Westminster School”
Latimer Room, Clare College

18th October, 8.45 p.m.
Daniel McKay
“Heraldry Down Under”
Latimer Room, Clare College

1st November, 8.45 p.m. – Eve Logan Lecture
Charles Coulombe
“The Genealogy of Resistance: From the Reformation to Modern Times”
Thirkill Room, Clare College

15th November, 8.45 p.m.
Dr. Paul Fox
“Great Cloister: A Lost Canterbury Tale from the Reign of Henry IV”
Latimer Room, Clare College

Sunday, 25th November, 7.00 for 7.30 p.m. – The St. Nicholas Feast
St. Edmund's College
White tie with decorations, or Black Tie

Lent Term, 2019

17th January, 8.45 p.m.
Edward Hepper
“Heraldry displayed in Chawton House from the Conquest to Jane Austen”
Latimer Room, Clare College

31st January, 8.45 p.m. – Mountbatten Commemorative Lecture
Julian Cable
“The Graces of Cambridge Colleges and Related Dining Customs”
Latimer Room, Clare College

Saturday, 16th February 7.00 for 7.30 p.m. – The Annual Dinner
St. Catharine's College
White tie with decorations, or Black Tie

21st February, 8.45 p.m.
Edward Herbert
“How to become the Lord Great Chamberlain”
Latimer Room, Clare College

7th March, 8.45 p.m.
Anthony Delarue
“Banners of the Bold: A Roll of Banners and Standards of the Order of Saint John in England”
Latimer Room, Clare College

Easter Term, 2019

2nd May, 8.45 p.m. – The Wright Lecture
David Broomfield
“The Heraldry of Clare College”
Latimer Room, Clare College

16th May, 8.45 p.m.
The Rev. Canon Dr. Robin Ward
“Ecclesiastical Hats - Heraldic and Otherwise”
Latimer Room, Clare College

Saturday, 8th June 7.00 for 7.30 p.m. – The Accession Banquet
Downing College
White tie with decorations, or Black Tie

Date to be confirmed Garden Party and Annual General Meeting
Location to be confirmed


Events of previous years


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Last updated St. Raymond of Pennafort, 2019