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   Manchester Quarterly Meeting
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Jul 4th, 2018 (Wed)
2p - 4p
  Bolton FHS Meeting 7.30pm

BOLTON FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY

 

David Tilsley, Archivist at Lancashire County Archives, will talk about

 

"Using manorial records for famly history research".

 

Tea / Coffee available from 7.00pm

Meeting start at 7.30pm, Old Links Golf Club, Chorley Old Road, Bolton, BL1 5SU.

All MLFHS members are welcome to attend our meetings.

Visitors are welcome to attend the meeting @ £3

Jul 18th, 2018 (Wed)
  Manchester Quarterly Meeting

Manchester Quarterly Meeting

To be held in The Friend Meeting House, Mount Street

(at the back of Central Library) 

 

10.30 am To Road to the Armistice

Speaker:  Steve Williams

The guns finally fell silent at 11 o'clock on the 11 Novemeber 1918.  The talk reviews the First World War, as well as the final days of that brought the surrender

 

12.00 pm Lunch

 

1.00 pm WarGen - Recording Memories World War 11

Speaker:  Michael Thompson

Founded by broadcaster and historian, Dan Snow, and author and broadcaster, James Holand, and aims to record trhe memories of as many survivors as possible.  They remain crucially important witnesses to the most cataclysmic war the world has ever known.  Michael plans to: Introduce Society members to the concepts of WarGen.  Give some illustrations as to how WarGen material can be used.  Talk about now MLFHS members might be able to contribute to WarGen.   

 

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 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jul 21st, 2018 (Sat)
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Anglo-Scottish Branch Meeting

The July Meeting will be avisit to Elizabeth Gaskell House in Plymouth Grove, Manchester.  The House will be opening especially for our visit which will be a conducted tour followed by refreshments.

This tour is only open to Society members and numbers are restricted.

The cost will be £5.00 per head with admission  by ticket only, prebooked via Eventbrite.