Log In Log In

April 2020
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
     
1
   Bolton FHS Meeting 7.30 pm
2
3
4
   Bolton FHS Help Desk
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
   Bolton FHS Help Desk at HARWOOD
   10:30a Research before 1837
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
   Anglo Scots Branch Meeting
   2p Oldham Branch - a talk by Keith Warrender
19
20
21
22
   Manchester Quarterly Meeting
23
24
25
   2p Anglo Scots Branch Meeting
26
27
28
29
30
   


Apr 1st, 2020 (Wed)
2p - 4p
  Bolton FHS Meeting 7.30 pm

BOLTON FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY

 

Graham Benson

will talk about

 

The History of the North-west Quakers

 

Tea /Coffee will be available from 7.00pm

Meeting starts at 7.30pm,

Montserrat Room [1st floor], Old Links Golf Club, Chorley Old Road,

Bolton, BL1 5SU.

 

All MLFHS members are welcome to attend our meetings.

Visitors are also welcome to attend the meeting @ £3

Apr 4th, 2020 (Sat)
  Bolton FHS Help Desk

BOLTON  FAMILY  HISTORY  SOCIETY 

will hold a Help Desk in the Bolton History Centre, 

Central Library, Le Mans Crescent, Bolton, 

10.00 am to 12.00 noon.

 

New to family history or experienced researcher come and

our advisors will try to assist you with your researching problems. 

Apr 11th, 2020 (Sat)
  Bolton FHS Help Desk at HARWOOD

BOLTON  FAMILY  HISTORY  SOCIETY 

will hold a Help Desk at HARWOOD LIBRARY, 

Leagate, Harwood. 

[adjacent to Morrisons Supermarket]  

10.00 am to 12.00 noon.

 

New to family history or experienced researcher come and

our advisors will try to assist you with your researching problems. 

Apr 11th, 2020 (Sat)
10:30 AM - 11:55 AM
  Research before 1837

Jean will explain what is available before 1837 and where they can be found

Apr 18th, 2020 (Sat)
  Anglo Scots Branch Meeting

Please note that the Anglo Scots Branch meeting this month will be on April 25th

Apr 18th, 2020 (Sat)
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  Oldham Branch - a talk by Keith Warrender

Manchester Oddities

Venue: Performance Space at Oldham Library/Gallery

A short walk from Metrolink stop - Oldham Central

for map go to Oldham Branch website

Apr 22nd, 2020 (Wed)
  Manchester Quarterly Meeting

THE MANCHESTER QUARTERLY MEETING

To be held in the Performance Space

Programme

10.30 am  Just Taken Your DNA Test With Ancestry?

Speaker:  Hilary Hartigan

When you receive your DNA results from Ancestry you might have been 20,000 and 60,000 matches, arranged in order of 'best first'.  How do you work through them?  Why might your third cousin not be shown in your list of matches (and it might not have anything to do with the milkman)?  If your ethnicity chart accurate?  Hilary shows you how to interpret your test results, the benefits and limitations of Ancestry and how you can use your results with other sites, like My Heritage, to increase your chances of finding matches.

11.45 am  ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

12.15 pm  Lunch

1.30 pm  Using Newspapers in Historical Research

Speaker:  Denise Bates

Denise is an historian, researcher and writer.  Her specialist period is Britain c.1815-1939, particularly its social and cultural aspects.  Her interest and expertise in using newspapers in historical research grew from using them whilst researching her first two books, Pit Lasses - Women and Girls in Coalminging, and Breach fo Promse to Marry.  Her website is www.denisebates.co.uk.  Her book Historical Reseaarch Uisng Britsih Newspapers includes the material whic will be the focus of the talk ad much more.

 

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

 

 

Apr 25th, 2020 (Sat)
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Anglo Scots Branch Meeting

Anglo Scots Branch Meeting

Ancestry Workshop

A chance for members to seek assistance to overcome their brickwalls.

Meeting will be held in PS1