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Blackburn & Darwen
Bury
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Fylde
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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 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)

Mon 6 Apr 2020Catherine DaviesThe Ball FamilyBranch:Heraldry Group

Venue:
LFHHS Research Centre 2 Straits Oswaldtwistle BB5 3LU

Wed 8 Apr 2020Research EveningBranch:Bury

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

Wed 8 Apr 2020Meeting Cancelled due to Coronavirus EpidemicBranch: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

Sat 11 Apr 2020Research Workshop - Bring your own research with you and let our experts try and assist youBranch:Irish Ancestry Group

Venue:
LFHHS Research Centre 2 Straits Oswaldtwistle BB5 3LU

Wed 15 Apr 2020All Meetings cancelled until further notice due to Coronavirus situation. Members will be informed by email when meetings will be resumed.Branch:Pendle & Burnley

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

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

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

Wed 29 Apr 2020Bryan TennySlides of Old MilnrowBranch:Rochdale

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

Sat 2 May 2020To be advisedBranch:London & South

Venue:
Saint Stephens Church Hall 48 Emperors Gate, Kensington London SW7 4HJ

Mon 4 May 2020Denise WalshLyme Park -The estate was granted to Sir Thomas Danyers in 1346 and passed to the Leghs of Lyme by marriage in 1388. It remained in the possession of the Legh family until 1946Branch:Heraldry Group

Venue:
LFHHS Research Centre 2 Straits Oswaldtwistle BB5 3LU

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

Thu 14 May 2020Tony FosterConfessions of a Country Lane ResearcherBranch:Bury

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

Wed 20 May 2020All Meetings cancelled until further notice due to Coronavirus situation. Members will be informed by email when meetings will be resumed.Branch: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

Wed 27 May 2020Brennan NieldMilnrows two rivers, Pompeii and IreneBranch:Rochdale

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

Mon 1 Jun 2020Brendon ClarkeAugmentations and Grants of Armorial BearingsBranch:Heraldry Group

Venue:
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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

Wed 10 Jun 2020Steve WilliamsDeath Certificates (re-arranged from 12th February 2020)Branch:Bury

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

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

Sat 13 Jun 2020Research Workshop - Bring your own research with you and let our experts try and assist youBranch:Irish Ancestry Group

Venue:
LFHHS Research Centre 2 Straits Oswaldtwistle BB5 3LU

Wed 17 Jun 2020All Meetings cancelled until further notice due to Coronavirus situation. Members will be informed by email when meetings will be resumed.Branch: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

Wed 24 Jun 2020Research NightBranch:Rochdale

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

Thu 2 Jul 2020Sandra LawIndenturesBranch:Blackburn & Darwen

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

Mon 6 Jul 2020Chris WardTo be advisedBranch:Heraldry Group

Venue:
LFHHS Research Centre 2 Straits Oswaldtwistle BB5 3LU

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

Wed 8 Jul 2020John DaltonLancashire Parish Register SocietyBranch:Bury

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

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

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

Wed 15 Jul 2020All Meetings cancelled until further notice due to Coronavirus situation. Members will be informed by email when meetings will be resumed.Branch:Pendle & Burnley

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

Wed 29 Jul 2020Peter BamfordWhos a pretty boy then? - Using old newspapers in your researchBranch:Preston

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

Wed 29 Jul 2020Out Visit to Littleborough Heritage (Further details to be confirmed)Branch:Rochdale

Mon 3 Aug 2020Stephen BensonTo be advisedBranch:Heraldry Group

Venue:
LFHHS Research Centre 2 Straits Oswaldtwistle BB5 3LU

Thu 6 Aug 2020Maurice FfelanLinks of StoneBranch:Blackburn & Darwen

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

Sat 8 Aug 2020To be advisedBranch:London & South

Venue:
Saint Stephens Church Hall 48 Emperors Gate, Kensington London SW7 4HJ

Sat 8 Aug 2020Research Workshop - Bring your own research with you and let our experts try and assist youBranch:Irish Ancestry Group

Venue:
LFHHS Research Centre 2 Straits Oswaldtwistle BB5 3LU

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

Thu 13 Aug 2020No meeting this monthBranch:Bury

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 2020All Meetings cancelled until further notice due to Coronavirus situation. Members will be informed by email when meetings will be resumed.Branch: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

Wed 26 Aug 2020Jennie BaileyMaps, making, meaning or mythBranch:Rochdale

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

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

Thu 10 Sep 2020Research EveningBranch:Bury

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

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 2020All Meetings cancelled until further notice due to Coronavirus situation. Members will be informed by email when meetings will be resumed.Branch:Pendle & Burnley

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

Wed 30 Sep 2020Judith BeestonEdith RigbyBranch:Preston

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

Wed 30 Sep 2020Heirloom Evening - Members bringing in their own heirlooms to show the groupBranch:Rochdale

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

Thu 1 Oct 202010.00am to 4.30pm Make a 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 1 Oct 2020Kate HurstRoman Catholic History Records in the Blackburn AreaBranch:Blackburn & Darwen

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

Sat 3 Oct 2020To be advisedBranch:London & South

Venue:
Saint Stephens Church Hall 48 Emperors Gate, Kensington London SW7 4HJ

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

Sat 10 Oct 2020To be confirmedBranch:Irish Ancestry Group

Venue:
LFHHS Research Centre 2 Straits Oswaldtwistle BB5 3LU

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 14 Oct 2020TBABranch:Bury

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

Wed 21 Oct 2020All Meetings cancelled until further notice due to Coronavirus situation. Members will be informed by email when meetings will be resumed.Branch:Pendle & Burnley

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

Fri 23 Oct 2020Edgar Holroyd-DovetonThe History of Education in the 19th and Early 20th CenturyBranch:Rochdale

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

Wed 28 Oct 2020Alan CrosbyTracing my grandfather - a life of secrets, drama, disappearance and discoveryBranch:Preston

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

Thu 5 Nov 2020John EastAround rhe world in four yearsBranch:Blackburn & Darwen

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

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

Wed 11 Nov 2020Philip MatherThe Lancashire Fusiliers and The Fusiliers MuseumBranch:Bury

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

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 2020All Meetings cancelled until further notice due to Coronavirus situation. Members will be informed by email when meetings will be resumed.Branch:Pendle & Burnley

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

Wed 25 Nov 2020Christmas PartyBranch:Rochdale

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

Wed 25 Nov 2020Jacobs Join and Quiz NightBranch:Preston

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

Wed 2 Dec 2020All Meetings cancelled until further notice due to Coronavirus situation. Members will be informed by email when meetings will be resumed.Branch:Pendle & Burnley

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

Thu 3 Dec 2020Christmas Party - Speaker yet to be arrangedBranch:Blackburn & Darwen

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

Wed 9 Dec 2020Quiz and Jacobs JoinBranch:Fylde

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

Wed 9 Dec 2020No meeting this month. A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you allBranch:Bury

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

Sat 12 Dec 2020No meeting this month - Merry Christmas to allBranch:Irish Ancestry Group

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

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

Wed 13 Jan 2021Research EveningBranch:Bury

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

Wed 27 Jan 2021To be advisedBranch:Rochdale

Wed 10 Feb 2021TBABranch:Bury

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

Wed 24 Feb 2021Research NightBranch:Rochdale

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

Wed 10 Mar 2021AGMBranch:Bury

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

Wed 31 Mar 2021Annual General MeetingBranch:Rochdale

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

Wed 30 Jun 2021Research NightBranch:Rochdale

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

Wed 28 Jul 2021Out Visit - Details to be advised laterBranch:Rochdale

Wed 24 Nov 2021Christmas PartyBranch:Rochdale

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


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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