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   Bolton FHS Meeting 7.30pm
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   Oldham Branch - No Meeting
   10:30a Beginners Talk First Steps
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   Manchester Quarterly Meeting
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   Bolton Help Desk
   2p Anglo-Scots Branch Meeting
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Jan 1st, 2019 (Tue) -- Jan 6th, 2019 (Sun)
2p - 4p
  Help Desk Closure

The MLFHS Family History Help Desk at Manchester Central Library will close at 3.30pm on Friday 14 December 2018 and re-open at 10.30am on Monday 7 January 2019.

Jan 9th, 2019 (Wed)
  Bolton FHS Meeting 7.30pm

BOLTON FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY

Please note that this is the SECOND Wednesday of the month.

 

David Tomlinson,

retired director of Warburtons' Bakery, will talk about

 

Bread, the staff of life.

A look at the history of Warburton's Bakery.

 

Tea /Coffee will be available from 7.00pm

Meeting starts at 7.30pm,

Montserrat Room [1st floor], Old Links Golf Club, Chorley Old Road,

Bolton, BL1 5SU.

 

All MLFHS members are welcome to attend our meetings.

Visitors are also welcome to attend the meeting @ £3

Jan 12th, 2019 (Sat)
  Oldham Branch - No Meeting
Jan 12th, 2019 (Sat)
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
  Beginners Talk First Steps

 

Held in the performance space Manchester Central Library 10:30 am

First steps & record taking Madeline Best will take you through the basics of starting your family tree and how to avoid the pitfalls of incorrect information.

Jan 16th, 2019 (Wed)
  Manchester Quarterly Meeting

MANCHESTER QUARTERLY MEETING

To be held in the Performance Space 

10.30 am  Sir Neville Cardus 1888 - 1975

Speaker:  Chris O'Brien

The life of Sir Neville Cardus, writer on cricket and music for the Manchester Guardian, is a rags-to-riches story, but his family history is shrouded in mystery and deception. He was born in Manchester, and orgiginally named Fred, the son of a prositute and unknown father.

12.00 noon  Lunch

1.00 pm  The Boat Families of the Leeds - Liverpool Canal

Speaker:  Bill Huyton

Bill's talk is an introduction to the Leeds - Liverpool Canal, of which he gives examples of a family who moved to Salford, and also examples of a very large family of boaters.  Bill is a member of the Ormskirk and Disctrict Family History Society, who have supported a free searchable website of nearly 40,000 names, which now includes names extending into Yorkshire and Cheshire, and beyond. 

Registration is essential

To register, click the Eventbrite logo on our web page www.mlfhs.org.uk

The meeting is FREE to paid up MLFHS members, but there is a charge of 3 pnds.  (payable at time of booking for non-members.  If, however, you decide to join MLFHS on the day this fee will be refunded

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jan 19th, 2019 (Sat)
  Bolton Help Desk

 

Bolton Family History Society Help Desk.

 

On this Saturday

between 10.00am and 12.00 noon

there is a Genealogy Help Desk in

BLACKROD LIBRARY,

Church Street, Blackrod, BL6 5EQ

 

All are welcome to bring their problems and we will try to assist you to find a solution.

 

Jan 19th, 2019 (Sat)
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Anglo-Scots Branch Meeting

Anglo Scottish Branch meeting.

This monthis our Quiz and Social meeting.

This meeting will be held in the Chief Librarian's Office.