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October 2018
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   Bolton FHS Workshop No. 2
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   Bolton FHS Meeting 7.30pm
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   Bolton FHS Help Desk
   Bolton FHS Workshop No.3
   Bolton FHS Workshop No. 4
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   1p World War One Workshop:Researching your Ancestors who served in The Great War
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   2p Clarinda Rowbothom - Mossley Military Hospital WW1
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   Manchester Quarterly Meeting
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   2p Anglo-Scottish Branch Meeting
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Oct 1st, 2018 (Mon)
2p - 4p
  Bolton FHS Workshop No. 2

The Bolton FHS will be holding a 5 week Workshop for Beginners in Family History at Blackrod Library on 

Monday's 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 October 2018

Time: 10.00am to 12 noon.

Enquiries tel: 0784 7335 340

Enrol: at the library or tel 01204 332 381   Mon, Thur, 9.00am to 7.00pm  Sat 9.00am to 12.30pm.

Cost: £25

Workshop Leader:  Christine Ellis

See   www.bolton.mlfhs.org.uk   for details of other Bolton FHS Workshops.

Oct 3rd, 2018 (Wed)
  Bolton FHS Meeting 7.30pm

BOLTON FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY

 

John Smith, National Association of Memorial Masons, will talk about

 

"Gravestones and how to get the most information out of them".  

 

Tea /Coffe available from 7.00pm

Meeting starts 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

 

Oct 6th, 2018 (Sat)
  Bolton FHS Help Desk

The Bolton FHS will have a Family History Help Desk in the Bolton History Centre, Central Library, Le Mans Crescent, Bolton, BL1 1SE from 10.00am to 12 noon.

The adjacent Octagon multi-storey carpark is free to use on Saturdays.

Oct 6th, 2018 (Sat)
  Bolton FHS Workshop No.3

The Bolton FHS will be holding a 4 week Workshop for Intermediate Level Family History at The History Centre, Bolton Central Library on 

Saturday's 6, 13, 20, 27 October  2018

10.00am to 12.30pm

Enquiries & Enrol tel: 01204 525 472

Cost: £25

Workshop Leader:  Rita Greenwood

See   www.bolton.mlfhs.org.uk   for details of other Bolton FHS Workshops.

Oct 6th, 2018 (Sat)
  Bolton FHS Workshop No. 4

The Bolton FHS will be holding a 4 week Workshop for Beginners in Family History at The History Centre, Bolton Central Library on 

Saturday's 6, 13, 20, 27 October  2018

10.00am to 12.30pm

Enquiries & Enrol tel: 01204 525 472

Cost: £25

Workshop Leader:  Barbara Owen

See   www.bolton.mlfhs.org.uk   for details of other Bolton FHS Workshops.

Oct 12th, 2018 (Fri)
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  World War One Workshop:Researching your Ancestors who served in The Great War

A Presentation by Frank Harrop of MLFHS

Hands-on research with help if required

Oct 13th, 2018 (Sat)
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  Clarinda Rowbothom - Mossley Military Hospital WW1

Rita Vaughan - Whilst researching Mossley in WW1 Rita found references and articles about Mossley Hospital, intrigued she wanted to find more

Oct 17th, 2018 (Wed)
  Manchester Quarterly Meeting

Manchester Quarterly Meeting

To be held in the Performance Space

 

10.30 am  The History of Urmston & District

Speaker:  Michael Billington

Local historian and teacher, Michael, has written a book on the history of Urmston, Flixton and Davyhulme.  Urmston in the middle ages was mostly farmland, and which incorporated the village of Flixton.  Davyhulme was a hamlet in the parish of Barton-on-Irwell.  It is believed to be the first book written since 1898

 

12.00 pm Lunch

 

1.00 pm Margaret Ashton 1856-1937

Speaker:  Alison Ronan

Suffragist, local politician, pacifist and philanthropist, and first woman City Councillor for Manchester.  She was a member of Manchester's Public Health Committee and Chair of the Maternity and Child Welfare Sub-committee  

 

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 the time of booking) for non-members.  If, however, you decide to join MLFHS on the day this fee will be refunded

 

 

Oct 20th, 2018 (Sat)
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Anglo-Scottish Branch Meeting

ANGLO SCOTTISH BRANCH MEETING

Resources at Central Library

Larysa Bolton

Heritage Collections Officer

Full details to follow