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September 2017
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   Bolton FHS Branch Meeting
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   10a Stretford Family History Fair
   2p Oldham Branch - Third Battle of Ypres - Cpl Stewart Cook
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   8:30a Peak District U3A Family History Conference
   2p Anglo-Scottish Meeting
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Sep 6th, 2017 (Wed)
2p - 3:30p
  Bolton FHS Branch Meeting
Sep 9th, 2017 (Sat)
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  Stretford Family History Fair

STRETFORD FAMILY & LOCAL HISTORY FAIR

St Matthews Hall, Chapel Lane,

Stretford, Manchester, M32 9AJ

 

This is the first Family History/LocalHistory Fair to be held in Manchester for a few years.

MLFHS will be among  local Family History Societies and suppliers of genealogical material.

 

The local is facing Chester Road, close to the M6, the Metro station and shopping mall.

There will be no parking for visitors, who should use the nearby public car park.

Entrance fee  £2.00

For more information contact mjcouper1@aol.com

Sep 9th, 2017 (Sat)
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  Oldham Branch - Third Battle of Ypres - Cpl Stewart Cook

Held at Mahdlo Youth Zone, Egerton Street, Oldham (5-10 minutes uphill from Oldham Central Metrolink Stop, See Oldham pages for map.) This presentation is about the Third Battle of Ypres.  Stewart will be talking about if it was the Somme all over again? What was different? What were its aims and objectives? War in 1917 was changing; equipment, strategy and manpower.

Sep 16th, 2017 (Sat)
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  Peak District U3A Family History Conference

 

The Palace Hotel,

Palace Road, Buxton SK17 6AG

 Booking for this event is essential.

Speakers

  • Else Churchill - Researching before 1700
  • John Titford - "Ey up mi duck!". A history of British accents and dialects
  • John Barker – Heir Hunting
  • Dr Gill Draper Local History for Family Historians

The cost for the day, which includes the talks, refreshments and a 2 course finger buffet lunch is £22.  There may be some free parking at the hotel otherwise please use side streets or the pay and display car parks in town.

Reception from 08.30 see programme

Exhibitor stands will be open from 08.30 and throughout the day.  Currently:

·         My History

·         Nottinghamshire FHS

·         Chris Makepeace – Maps

·         Manchester & Lancashire FHS

·         The Family History Partnership - Books

·         Leicester & Rutland FHS

·         Andrew George - Old Postcards

·         Huddersfield FHS

·         Legacy cards

·         Shropshire FHS

·         Derbyshire Record  Office

·         Guild Of One Name Studies (GOONS)

·         FoSSA, The Friends of Staffordshire

·         British Association of Local History (BALH)

          Stoke on Trent Archives.

 

 

Any queries please contact Ian Taylor  taylor.ian9@gmail.com   or telephone 01298 70959

Sep 16th, 2017 (Sat)
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  Anglo-Scottish Meeting

This Meeting will be held at Manchester Central Library

in Performance Space 1

Ancestral Breakthroughs

Members will be speaking about their recent successes and how this was achieved.