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London & South
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Preston
Ribble Valley
Rochdale
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Branch Events :-
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DateSpeakerSubjectBranch/Venue

Wed 29 Jan 2020Michael KirkeMy Valiant VictoriansBranch:Rochdale

Venue:
St Andrews United Reform Church Entwisle Road Rochdale OL16 2HZ

Wed 29 Jan 2020Dr Andrew LewisAGM followed by Some thoughts on Medicines Old and NewBranch:Preston

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

Wed 5 Feb 2020Lavinia TodE Nesbit (The Railway Children ) - Her lifeBranch:Rossendale

Venue:
Longholme Methodist Church Bacup Road Rawtenstall

Thu 6 Feb 2020Christine ParkinsonA Crowbar, A Bet and a PubBranch:Blackburn & Darwen

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

Fri 7 Feb 2020Drop-in for one to one help with your own family history. Find WW1 Heroes, solve problems, get advice, see what our Society can offer and consider joining us.Branch:Lancaster & Morecambe

Venue:
Morecambe Heritage – Unit 29 Arndale Centre Market Street MORECAMBE LA4 5DH

Wed 12 Feb 2020Steve WilliamsDeath CertificatesBranch:Bury

Venue:
The Kay Room, Church House, The Wylde, Bury BL9 0LA (Behind St Marys Parish Church)

Wed 12 Feb 2020Family History Research in Fylde and Lancashire - bring your research - let us help youBranch:Fylde

Venue:
St Martins & St Hildas Church Hall, Fletwood Road South, Carleton, FY6 7NL

Thu 13 Feb 2020Harold HoggarthA Week in the Life of GrandmaBranch:Hyndburn

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

Fri 14 Feb 2020Open 9.30am to 12.00noon (N.B. Car Parking charges now apply)Family History Friday 9.30am to noon - Bring along your "brick walls" or get help to start your researchBranch:Preston

Venue:
Lancashire Archives Bow Lane Preston PR1 2RE

Wed 19 Feb 2020Rodney BrackstoneUpdate on DNA in Family History Branch:Pendle & Burnley

Venue:
Colne Library (Enter by rear door from 7.00pm facing the Dockray Street public car park

Thu 20 Feb 2020Steve WilliamsDeath Certificates and Family History - Find out the valuable information that a death certicate can contribute to your family historyBranch:Chorley

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

Fri 21 Feb 2020Drop-in for one to one help with your own family history. Find WW1 Heroes, solve problems, get advice, see what our Society can offer and consider joining us.Branch:Lancaster & Morecambe

Venue:
Morecambe Heritage – Unit 29 Arndale Centre Market Street MORECAMBE LA4 5DH

Wed 26 Feb 2020Research EveningBranch:Rochdale

Venue:
St Andrews United Reform Church Entwisle Road Rochdale OL16 2HZ

Wed 26 Feb 2020George Ian BagshawThe History of the Royal Mail, and the Secret Language of PostcardsBranch:Preston

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

Sun 1 Mar 2020Open 11.00am to 3.00pm (N.B. Car Parking charges now apply)Lancashire Archives 80th Anniversary - Branch volunteers in attendance to help you research your family historyBranch:Preston

Venue:
Lancashire Archives Bow Lane Preston PR1 2RE

Wed 4 Mar 2020Members - Old Family PhotosBranch:Rossendale

Venue:
Longholme Methodist Church Bacup Road Rawtenstall

Thu 5 Mar 2020Brenda HustlerAGM followed by Researching Irish RecordsBranch:Blackburn & Darwen

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

Fri 6 Mar 2020Drop-in for one to one help with your own family history. Find WW1 Heroes, solve problems, get advice, see what our Society can offer and consider joining us.Branch:Lancaster & Morecambe

Venue:
Morecambe Heritage – Unit 29 Arndale Centre Market Street MORECAMBE LA4 5DH

Wed 11 Mar 2020AGMBranch:Bury

Venue:
The Kay Room, Church House, The Wylde, Bury BL9 0LA (Behind St Marys Parish Church)

Wed 11 Mar 2020Annual General MeetingBranch:Fylde

Venue:
St Martins & St Hildas Church Hall, Fletwood Road South, Carleton, FY6 7NL

Thu 12 Mar 2020Joseph O NeillAGM followed by The secret History of The Victorian Lodging HouseBranch:Hyndburn

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

Fri 13 Mar 2020Open 9.30am to 12.00noon (N.B. Car Parking charges now apply)Family History Friday 9.30am to noon - Bring along your "brick walls" or get help to start your researchBranch:Preston

Venue:
Lancashire Archives Bow Lane Preston PR1 2RE

Wed 18 Mar 2020Denise NorthAGM, Sidetracked by Sem Branch:Pendle & Burnley

Venue:
Colne Library (Enter by rear door from 7.00pm facing the Dockray Street public car park

Thu 19 Mar 2020Mike CoyleAGM and update on War Memorials -The ongoing fight to preserve and protect these important memorials.Branch:Chorley

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

Fri 20 Mar 2020Drop-in for one to one help with your own family history. Find WW1 Heroes, solve problems, get advice, see what our Society can offer and consider joining us.Branch:Lancaster & Morecambe

Venue:
Morecambe Heritage – Unit 29 Arndale Centre Market Street MORECAMBE LA4 5DH

Wed 25 Mar 2020Alistair ThomasThe History of The QuakersBranch:Preston

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

Wed 1 Apr 2020Jean HarrisonAGM then talk followsBranch:Rossendale

Venue:
Longholme Methodist Church Bacup Road Rawtenstall

Thu 2 Apr 2020Kate HurstWho Do You Think You Are ?Branch:Blackburn & Darwen

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

Wed 8 Apr 2020John DaltonLancashire Parish Register SocietyBranch:Bury

Venue:
The Kay Room, Church House, The Wylde, Bury BL9 0LA (Behind St Marys Parish Church)

Wed 8 Apr 2020Peter ShakeshaftThe Diary and Life of George Wylie Rigby of Freckleton from 1883 to 1950Branch:Fylde

Venue:
St Martins & St Hildas Church Hall, Fletwood Road South, Carleton, FY6 7NL

Thu 9 Apr 2020Mike CoyleThe Winter GardensBranch:Hyndburn

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

Wed 15 Apr 2020David TilseyOur Ancestors Lancashire SchooldaysBranch:Pendle & Burnley

Venue:
Colne Library (Enter by rear door from 7.00pm facing the Dockray Street public car park

Sat 18 Apr 2020Family History Workshop (from 10:30 am until 12:30pm)Branch:Preston

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

Wed 29 Apr 2020Brenda HustlerParish Records on The InternetBranch:Preston

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

Thu 7 May 2020Linda SawleyWhere did that name come from ? (Part 2)Branch:Blackburn & Darwen

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

Wed 13 May 2020Phil StringerLearn all about GENUKI, THE free family history websiteBranch:Fylde

Venue:
St Martins & St Hildas Church Hall, Fletwood Road South, Carleton, FY6 7NL

Thu 14 May 2020Research Workshop using computers in Accrington Reference LibraryBranch:Hyndburn

Venue:
Accrington Library St James Street Accrington BB5 1NQ

Wed 20 May 2020Afternoon Out-visit to Woodend Mining MuseumBranch:Pendle & Burnley

Venue:
Woodend Mining Museum – Woodend Road, BB12 9DR Burnley, Lancashire

Wed 27 May 2020Patricia HarrisonA Lady who helped to shape PrestonBranch:Preston

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

Thu 4 Jun 2020Tony FosterLife of a Non-Conformist Minister (250 years ago)Branch:Blackburn & Darwen

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

Wed 10 Jun 2020Alistair ThomasQuakers - a lancashire movement with worldwide reachBranch:Fylde

Venue:
St Martins & St Hildas Church Hall, Fletwood Road South, Carleton, FY6 7NL

Thu 11 Jun 2020Dr G. KempThe Love Life of John of GauntBranch:Hyndburn

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

Fri 12 Jun 2020Open 9.30am to 12.00noon (N.B. Car Parking charges now apply)Family History Friday 9.30am to noon - Bring along your "brick walls" or get help to start your researchBranch:Preston

Venue:
Lancashire Archives Bow Lane Preston PR1 2RE

Wed 17 Jun 2020Denise AdlardThe Brontes of HaworthBranch:Pendle & Burnley

Venue:
Colne Library (Enter by rear door from 7.00pm facing the Dockray Street public car park

Sun 21 Jun 202012.30 pm arrival for lunch at 1.00pmSociety Lunch 2020 hosted by Lancaster & Morecambe Branch starts at 12.30 for 1.00pmBranch:Lancaster & Morecambe

Venue:
Clarendon Hotel 74-76 Marine Road West, Morecambe LA4 4EP

Wed 24 Jun 2020Out-visit - To be arrangedBranch:Preston

Thu 2 Jul 2020Sandra LawIndenturesBranch:Blackburn & Darwen

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

Wed 8 Jul 2020Dr Brenda HustlerHow to trace your Irish ancestors - bring your research - let us help youBranch:Fylde

Venue:
St Martins & St Hildas Church Hall, Fletwood Road South, Carleton, FY6 7NL

Thu 9 Jul 2020Joanne HalliwellBetsy, The Scullery MaidBranch:Hyndburn

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

Wed 15 Jul 2020To be advisedBranch:Pendle & Burnley

Venue:
Colne Library (Enter by rear door from 7.00pm facing the Dockray Street public car park

Sat 25 Jul 2020Peter BamfordWhos a pretty boy then? - Using old newspapers in your researchBranch:Preston

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

Thu 6 Aug 2020To be confirmedBranch:Blackburn & Darwen

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

Wed 12 Aug 2020Family History research workshop - let us help youBranch:Fylde

Venue:
St Martins & St Hildas Church Hall, Fletwood Road South, Carleton, FY6 7NL

Thu 13 Aug 2020Linda SawleyMidwifery Through The AgesBranch:Hyndburn

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

Fri 14 Aug 2020Open 9.30am to 12.00noon (N.B. Car Parking charges now apply)Family History Friday 9.30am to noon - Bring along your "brick walls" or get help to start your researchBranch:Preston

Venue:
Lancashire Archives Bow Lane Preston PR1 2RE

Wed 19 Aug 2020Joanne HalliwellBetsy, The Scullery MaidBranch:Pendle & Burnley

Venue:
Colne Library (Enter by rear door from 7.00pm facing the Dockray Street public car park

Wed 26 Aug 2020In BranchMembers Own Research and Brick WallsBranch:Preston

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

Thu 3 Sep 2020Christine ParkinsonAstleys of StakesBranch:Blackburn & Darwen

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

Wed 9 Sep 2020Further Family History research - let us help youBranch:Fylde

Venue:
St Martins & St Hildas Church Hall, Fletwood Road South, Carleton, FY6 7NL

Thu 10 Sep 2020Research Workshop using computers in Accrington Reference LibraryBranch:Hyndburn

Venue:
Accrington Library St James Street Accrington BB5 1NQ

Fri 11 Sep 2020Open 9.30am to 12.00noon (N.B. Car Parking charges now apply)Family History Friday 9.30am to noon - Bring along your "brick walls" or get help to start your researchBranch:Preston

Venue:
Lancashire Archives Bow Lane Preston PR1 2RE

Wed 16 Sep 2020Nick BurtonOliver Cromwells Northern JourneyBranch:Pendle & Burnley

Venue:
Colne Library (Enter by rear door from 7.00pm facing the Dockray Street public car park

Wed 30 Sep 2020Dr Alan CrosbyTracing my grandfather - a life of secrets, drama, disappearance and discoveryBranch:Preston

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

Thu 1 Oct 202010.00am to 4.30pm Make as note of the date nowHeraldry Study Day - 4 excellent speakers and hot buffet lunch for 20 Pounds Branch:Heraldry Group

Venue:
Hemsley House, Masonic Hall, The Crescent, Salford M5 4PE

Thu 8 Oct 2020Ian McGuinnessBanging the DrumBranch:Hyndburn

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

Fri 9 Oct 2020Open 9.30am to 12.00noon (N.B. Car Parking charges now apply)Family History Friday 9.30am to noon - Bring along your "brick walls" or get help to start your researchBranch:Preston

Venue:
Lancashire Archives Bow Lane Preston PR1 2RE

Wed 14 Oct 2020Andrew LewisThe History of Medicine and some pharmaceutical thoughtsBranch:Fylde

Venue:
St Martins & St Hildas Church Hall, Fletwood Road South, Carleton, FY6 7NL

Wed 21 Oct 2020Malcolm TranterFrom Port Sunlight to RivingtonBranch:Pendle & Burnley

Venue:
Colne Library (Enter by rear door from 7.00pm facing the Dockray Street public car park

Wed 28 Oct 2020Judith BeestonEdith RigbyBranch:Preston

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

Wed 11 Nov 2020Another trip down The Evening Gazette Memory Lane pagesBranch:Fylde

Venue:
St Martins & St Hildas Church Hall, Fletwood Road South, Carleton, FY6 7NL

Thu 12 Nov 2020Michael TurnerA History of the Royal British LegionBranch:Hyndburn

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

Fri 13 Nov 2020Open 9.30am to 12.00noon (N.B. Car Parking charges now apply)Family History Friday 9.30am to noon - Bring along your "brick walls" or get help to start your researchBranch:Preston

Venue:
Lancashire Archives Bow Lane Preston PR1 2RE

Wed 18 Nov 2020Gail NewshamPride of Preston, The Dick Kerr LadiesBranch:Pendle & Burnley

Venue:
Colne Library (Enter by rear door from 7.00pm facing the Dockray Street public car park

Wed 25 Nov 2020Jacobs Join and Quiz NightBranch:Preston

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

Wed 2 Dec 2020Diane HoldingChristmas Party and Talk: Christmas MemoriesBranch:Pendle & Burnley

Venue:
Colne Library (Enter by rear door from 7.00pm facing the Dockray Street public car park

Wed 9 Dec 2020Quiz and Jacobs JoinBranch:Fylde

Venue:
St Martins & St Hildas Church Hall, Fletwood Road South, Carleton, FY6 7NL

Thu 10 Dec 2020Christmas SocialBranch:Hyndburn

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

Fri 11 Dec 2020Open 9.30am to 12.00noon (N.B. Car Parking charges now apply)Family History Friday 9.30am to noon - Bring along your "brick walls" or get help to start your researchBranch:Preston

Venue:
Lancashire Archives Bow Lane Preston PR1 2RE

Wed 30 Dec 2020No meeting this month. A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you allBranch:Preston


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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