|Meeting Date: Last Wednesday of the month at 7.30 p.m. |
St. Leonard's Hall
32 Slater Lane, Leyland, Lancs PR25 1TN
Branch email: email@example.com
The Preston branch was formed in February 1977.
Beginners classes are held as required for new members and the branch also holds exhibitions and workshops from time to time. Refreshments are provided at each meeting at a nominal charge, and a raffle is held each month.
Branch resources include:-
The branch holds two microfiche readers and copies of microfiche produced by the society, including Preston Churches, the 1881 Census of Lancashire and the surrounding counties, and the UK International Genealogical Index by county.
The microfiche and microfilm readers can be borrowed by members by arrangement with the microfiche secretary. There is a charge of £1 per week for the use of the reader which goes toward the cost of replacement bulbs. There is also a refundable deposit for the loan of the microfiche. The branch also has a number of CDs available to borrow.
The branch has a lending library from which books and guides can be borrowed on a monthly basis. There is a non-refundable 50p charge for each item borrowed from the library.
Branch Events :-
|Wed 25 Dec 2013||No meeting this month - Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you all!|
|Wed 29 Jan 2014||Steve Halliwell||Moses Holden (1777-1864) Astronomer, Lecturer & much more|
|Sat 22 Feb 2014||Family History Beginners Workshop (from 10:30 am until 12:30pm)|
|South Ribble Museum & Exhibition Centre Church Road Leyland |
|Wed 26 Feb 2014||Jim Doran||'Onomastics' The Derivation, Meaning and Development of Family Surnames|
|Wed 26 Mar 2014||Linda Barton||A Trip Down Memory Lane|
|Wed 30 Apr 2014||Madeleine Dean||The Battle of the Atlantic|
|Wed 28 May 2014||Susan Bailey||The Early Temperance Movement|
|Wed 25 Jun 2014||Out visit - to be arranged|
|Wed 30 Jul 2014||Gladys Rimmer Armstrong||The Rimmer Family Name|
|Wed 27 Aug 2014||Peter Bamford||Can we help tracing your WW1 ancestors|
|Wed 24 Sep 2014||John Garlington||Preston War Memorial|
|Wed 29 Oct 2014||Shirley Addy||Village Signs|
|Wed 26 Nov 2014||Family History Quiz and Jacob's Join|
|Thu 25 Dec 2014||No Meeting this month - Merry Christmas to you all and a very Happy New Year|
Please note that the programme above may be subject to late change due to circumstances beyond our control and,
where possible, members will be advised of changes.