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Branch Events :-
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DateSpeakerSubjectBranch/Venue

Wed 25 Apr 2018Brenda FoxRibble ValleyBranch:Preston

Venue:
Kingsfold Methodist Church, Padway, Penwortham, Preston PR1 9EJ

Wed 25 Apr 2018Lynne NieldMad as a HatterBranch:Rochdale

Venue:
St Andrews URC Church Entwisle Road Rochdale OL16 2HZ

Thu 3 May 2018That Eureka Moment - members short talks on breaking down a brick wall in their own research.Branch:Blackburn & Darwen

Venue:
Ewood Park Working Mens Club 318 Bolton Road Blackburn BB2 4HY (Near the Football Ground)

Tue 8 May 2018WorkshopBranch:Hyndburn

Venue:
Accrington Library St James Street Accrington BB5 1NQ

Wed 9 May 2018No speaker help and adviceHow to get the best from Ancestry and other major websites wifi availableBranch:Fylde

Venue:
St Martin and St Hilda Carleton Poulton le Fyde

Thu 17 May 2018David JoyLiverpool Cow Keepers - A family history from Yorkshire to LiverpoolBranch:Chorley

Venue:
Cunliffe Hall (Chorley Masonic Hall) Cunliffe Street Chorley PR7 2EB

Sat 19 May 2018Peter ParkLife in the Victorian WorkhouseBranch:London & South

Venue:
2.00pm Meeting Room - Brompton Library, 210 Old Brompton Road, London SW5 0BS

Wed 30 May 2018John GarlingtonRobert PatesonBranch:Preston

Venue:
Kingsfold Methodist Church, Padway, Penwortham, Preston PR1 9EJ

Wed 30 May 2018Brian JefferiesAccrington Pipe BandBranch:Rochdale

Venue:
St Andrews URC Church Entwisle Road Rochdale OL16 2HZ

Wed 6 Jun 2018David Pilkington Blackburn Orphanage and World War 1Branch:Rossendale

Venue:
Longholme Methodist Church Bacup Road Rawtenstall BB4 5DL

Thu 7 Jun 2018Phil CalveyBlackburn Tram RidesBranch:Blackburn & Darwen

Venue:
Ewood Park Working Mens Club 318 Bolton Road Blackburn BB2 4HY (Near the Football Ground)

Sat 9 Jun 2018Registry of DeedsBranch:Irish Ancestry Group

Venue:
Research Centre 2 Straits Oswaldtwistle BB5 3LU

Wed 13 Jun 2018No speaker help and adviceUsing Genuki and other free family history websitesBranch:Fylde

Venue:
St Martin and St Hilda Carleton Poulton le Fyde

Thu 14 Jun 2018Rodney BrackstoneDNA in GenealogyBranch:Hyndburn

Venue:
Accrington & District Blind Society, 32 Bank Street, Accrington BB5 1HP

Thu 21 Jun 2018Gillian LonerganMore than just a shop. The history of how the Cooperative movement was established.Branch:Chorley

Venue:
Cunliffe Hall (Chorley Masonic Hall) Cunliffe Street Chorley PR7 2EB

Wed 27 Jun 2018Note early start at 7.00pmOut Visit -The Lancashire Crew Lists for Preston, Fleetwood and Lancaster - background and preparation for the visit to Fleetwood Museum Saturday 30th JuneBranch:Preston

Venue:
Lancashire Archives Bow lane Preston PR1 2RE

Wed 27 Jun 2018Research EveningBranch:Rochdale

Venue:
St Andrews URC Church Entwisle Road Rochdale OL16 2HZ

Sat 30 Jun 2018Visit starts at 11.00amOut visit to Fleetwood MuseumBranch:Preston

Venue:
6-7 Queens Terrace Fleetwood FY7 6BT

Thu 5 Jul 2018Still to be confirmedBranch:Blackburn & Darwen

Venue:
Ewood Park Working Mens Club 318 Bolton Road Blackburn BB2 4HY (Near the Football Ground)

Sat 7 Jul 201810:30am to 12:30pmFamily History Beginners Workshop (From 10:30am until 12:30pm)Branch:Preston

Venue:
South Ribble Museum & Exhibition Centre Church Road Leyland PR25 3FJ

Wed 11 Jul 2018Jackie Depelle Research after the 1911 censusBranch:Fylde

Venue:
St Martin and St Hilda Carleton Poulton le Fyde

Thu 12 Jul 2018Stephen GillDating Photographs for Family HistoryBranch:Hyndburn

Venue:
Accrington & District Blind Society, 32 Bank Street, Accrington BB5 1HP

Thu 19 Jul 2018Jane HumphreyThe Interesting People of Winckley SquareBranch:Chorley

Venue:
Out Visit Walk round Winckley Square Preston. Meet at Winckley Street ( PR1 2AA )

Sat 21 Jul 2018Howard MarchantDo not forget the In-lawsBranch:London & South

Venue:
2.00pm Meeting Room - Brompton Library, 210 Old Brompton Road, London SW5 0BS

Wed 25 Jul 2018John GrimbaldestonChickens in LancashireBranch:Preston

Venue:
Kingsfold Methodist Church, Padway, Penwortham, Preston PR1 9EJ

Wed 25 Jul 2018Out VisitDetails to be advisedBranch:Rochdale

Thu 2 Aug 2018Christine ParkinsonThe Boardmans of Cherry TreeBranch:Blackburn & Darwen

Venue:
Ewood Park Working Mens Club 318 Bolton Road Blackburn BB2 4HY (Near the Football Ground)

Wed 8 Aug 2018No speaker help and adviceHow to search online wifi availableBranch:Fylde

Venue:
St Martin and St Hilda Carleton Poulton le Fyde

Thu 9 Aug 2018To Be ArrangedBranch:Hyndburn

Sat 11 Aug 2018Probate and WillsBranch:Irish Ancestry Group

Venue:
Research Centre 2 Straits Oswaldtwistle BB5 3LU

Thu 16 Aug 2018Adrian WorrellWhose side would you be on? The English Civil War meant choosing a side, and this would depend on your social class and of course your Lord!Branch:Chorley

Venue:
Astley Hall

Wed 29 Aug 2018MembersMembers own Research Night!Branch:Preston

Venue:
Kingsfold Methodist Church, Padway, Penwortham, Preston PR1 9EJ

Wed 29 Aug 2018Edgar Holroyd-DovetonFinding out about your ancestors in British IndiaBranch:Rochdale

Venue:
St Andrews URC Church Entwisle Road Rochdale OL16 2HZ

Thu 6 Sep 2018Helen PrescottHints and tips on dating your Family Photographs.Branch:Blackburn & Darwen

Venue:
Ewood Park Working Mens Club 318 Bolton Road Blackburn BB2 4HY (Near the Football Ground)

Wed 12 Sep 2018No speakerShare your heirlooms and family phographs Branch:Fylde

Venue:
St. Martins & St Hildas Church

Thu 13 Sep 2018WorkshopBranch:Hyndburn

Venue:
Accrington Library St James Street Accrington BB5 1NQ

Thu 20 Sep 2018Michael BarnesA Lancashire Rogue. The story of James Harrison a charming gentleman!Branch:Chorley

Venue:
Cunliffe Hall (Chorley Masonic Hall) Cunliffe Street Chorley PR7 2EB

Sat 22 Sep 201810:30am to 12:30pmFamily History Beginners Workshop (From 10:30am until 12:30pm)Branch:Preston

Venue:
South Ribble Museum & Exhibition Centre Church Road Leyland PR25 3FJ

Wed 26 Sep 2018Stephen CaunceYou always remember your Co-op number- The Amazing Rise of The Peoples Own ShopsBranch:Preston

Venue:
Kingsfold Methodist Church, Padway, Penwortham, Preston PR1 9EJ

Wed 26 Sep 2018Not Just Anytown (Video one and a half hour film)Branch:Rochdale

Venue:
St Andrews URC Church Entwisle Road Rochdale OL16 2HZ

Sat 29 Sep 2018Anna WatsonFamily History resources at Lancashire ArchivesBranch:London & South

Venue:
2.00pm Meeting Room - Brompton Library, 210 Old Brompton Road, London SW5 0BS

Sun 30 Sep 2018Further details to followSociety Lunch at Madisons Restaurant, St Marys Gate, Rochdale OL16 1DZBranch:Rochdale

Venue:
Madisons Restaurant, St Marys Gate, Rochdale OL16 1DZ

Thu 4 Oct 2018Tony FosterResearching POWs in World War 1Branch:Blackburn & Darwen

Venue:
Ewood Park Working Mens Club 318 Bolton Road Blackburn BB2 4HY (Near the Football Ground)

Wed 10 Oct 2018Bill ShannonThe battle of Preston 1715 and its aftermath Jacobite rebellion Branch:Fylde

Venue:
St Martin and St Hilda Carleton Poulton le Fyde

Sat 13 Oct 2018Michael Gandy and Fergus O ConnorIrish Ancestry One Day Conference 9.15am to 4.00pm 20 Pounds with Buffet Lunch included or 14 pounds excluding lunch.Branch:Irish Ancestry Group

Venue:
Oswaldtwistle Civic Centre 155 Union Road Oswaldtwistle BB5 3HZ

Thu 18 Oct 2018Joseph O NeillSecret History of the Victorian Lodging House. Find out how important Lodging Houses were in Victorian EnglandBranch:Chorley

Venue:
Cunliffe Hall (Chorley Masonic Hall) Cunliffe Street Chorley PR7 2EB

Wed 31 Oct 2018Dr Andrew LewisSome thoughts on Medecines old and newBranch:Preston

Venue:
Kingsfold Methodist Church, Padway, Penwortham, Preston PR1 9EJ

Wed 31 Oct 2018Edgar Holroyd-DovetonPleasures and pastimes in Victorian LancashireBranch:Rochdale

Venue:
St Andrews URC Church Entwisle Road Rochdale OL16 2HZ

Thu 1 Nov 2018Alan CrosbyFrom the Fells and Folds. The Great War in Chipping and BleasdaleBranch:Blackburn & Darwen

Venue:
Ewood Park Working Mens Club 318 Bolton Road Blackburn BB2 4HY (Near the Football Ground)

Wed 14 Nov 2018Mike CoyleChristmas food Branch:Fylde

Venue:
St Martin and St Hilda Carleton Poulton le Fyde

Thu 15 Nov 2018Anne LoweMy Ancestors Went to Jericho. A ramble round this family tree reveals the founding of a family businessBranch:Chorley

Venue:
Cunliffe Hall (Chorley Masonic Hall) Cunliffe Street Chorley PR7 2EB

Wed 28 Nov 2018Jacobs Join and Quiz night!Branch:Preston

Venue:
Kingsfold Methodist Church, Padway, Penwortham, Preston PR1 9EJ

Wed 28 Nov 2018Christmas Party (To be Confirmed)Branch:Rochdale

Sat 1 Dec 2018Research Day 1.00pom to 5.00pm only Branch:Irish Ancestry Group

Sat 1 Dec 2018Members round tableBranch:London & South

Venue:
2.00pm Meeting Room - Brompton Library, 210 Old Brompton Road, London SW5 0BS

Thu 6 Dec 2018Linda SawleyChristmas Traditions Part 1 and Buffet SupperBranch:Blackburn & Darwen

Venue:
Ewood Park Working Mens Club 318 Bolton Road Blackburn BB2 4HY (Near the Football Ground)

Thu 6 Dec 2018Christmas Quiz and Hotpot. Celebrate another successful year with a quiz and Hotpot.Branch:Chorley

Wed 12 Dec 2018Mike CoyleJacobs Join and QuizBranch:Fylde

Venue:
St Martin and St Hilda Carleton Poulton le Fyde

Wed 26 Dec 2018No meeting this month - Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you all!Branch:Preston

Wed 26 Dec 2018No meeting in December. A Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year to you all.Branch:Rochdale

Thu 17 Jan 2019The CommitteeBreaking down Brick Walls. Got a problem, let them know in advance and perhaps we can help smash that wall down.Branch:Chorley

Venue:
Cunliffe Hall (Chorley Masonic Hall) Cunliffe Street Chorley PR7 2EB

Wed 30 Jan 2019Pamela HillRochdale AuthorBranch:Rochdale

Venue:
St Andrews URC Church Entwisle Road Rochdale OL16 2HZ

Thu 21 Feb 2019Dr Alan CrosbyA Manicurist in Cowboy Country. Yet another fascinating relative - Edith CrosbyBranch:Chorley

Venue:
Cunliffe Hall (Chorley Masonic Hall) Cunliffe Street Chorley PR7 2EB

Wed 27 Feb 2019Research EveningBranch:Rochdale

Venue:
St Andrews URC Church Entwisle Road Rochdale OL16 2HZ

Thu 21 Mar 2019Steve WilliamsFreemasonry in Chorley & AGM. A brief history of Freemasonry in ChorleyBranch:Chorley

Venue:
Cunliffe Hall (Chorley Masonic Hall) Cunliffe Street Chorley PR7 2EB

Thu 18 Apr 2019Andy AlstonRelatives in an Unexpected place. How and why did they get to Nova Scotia? Branch:Chorley

Venue:
Cunliffe Hall (Chorley Masonic Hall) Cunliffe Street Chorley PR7 2EB


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.




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