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Fri
28
Feb

Family History Drop-Ins

Do you want to kick start your family history search?

Come along to our free drop-in session for a friendly chat and help exploring your family history.

Find out about access to other useful resources and websites:

• The National Archives
•…

Fri
06
Mar

Family History Drop-Ins

Do you want to kick start your family history search?

Come along to our free drop-in session for a friendly chat and help exploring your family history.

Find out about access to other useful resources and websites:

• The National Archives
•…

Fri
13
Mar

Family History Drop-Ins

Do you want to kick start your family history search?

Come along to our free drop-in session for a friendly chat and help exploring your family history.

Find out about access to other useful resources and websites:

• The National Archives
•…

Sat
14
Mar

Writing your Family History – moving on from record sheets

Done all that research and wondering what to do with it?  The obvious answer - write it up to share with family and friends.  However, for most of us the dream of turning our research into a written narrative is often never realised as the task is…

Fri
20
Mar

Family History Drop-Ins

Do you want to kick start your family history search?

Come along to our free drop-in session for a friendly chat and help exploring your family history.

Find out about access to other useful resources and websites:

• The National Archives
•…

Mon
23
Mar

Family History Festival: Zine Making

Join Rose Sergent for this fun, hands on session. Suitable for all abilities and experience, you’ll come away with a lovely record of your story that you can share on Oldham Libraries’ e-book platform if you wish.

 

Family History Festival:

Find…

Mon
23
Mar

Family History Festival: Help Desk

Stuck with your family history? Not sure where to look? Bring along your research for some suggestions and hopefully some answers.

 

Family History Festival:

Find out how you can trace your ancestors at various sessions across the borough thanks…

Tue
24
Mar

Family History Festival: Family History in the Archives

Caroline Knight delves into Oldham’s archives showing how original documents can throw light on the lives of our ancestors.

 

Family History Festival:

Find out how you can trace your ancestors at various sessions across the borough thanks to…

Tue
24
Mar

Family History Festival: Ancestry, Find My Past and the British Newspaper Archive

An introduction to our free family history databases.


Family History Festival:

Find out how you can trace your ancestors at various sessions across the borough thanks to Oldham Libraries and Oldham Local Studies and Archives.

With expert advice…

Wed
25
Mar

Family History Festival: My Family History

Roger Ivens delves into his own family history to show how records can be used to tell the stories behind the documents.

Family History Festival:

Find out how you can trace your ancestors at various sessions across the borough thanks to Oldham…

Wed
25
Mar

Family History Festival: VR experience

Step into the past with our VR experience. Led by library staff, no need to book.

Family History Festival:

Find out how you can trace your ancestors at various sessions across the borough thanks to Oldham Libraries and Oldham Local Studies and…

Wed
25
Mar

Family History Festival: Help Desk

Stuck with your family history? Not sure where to look? Bring along your research for some suggestions and hopefully some answers.

 

Family History Festival:

Find out how you can trace your ancestors at various sessions across the borough thanks…

Thu
26
Mar

Family History Festival: Free Online Tools

Find out how to digitise your family history using free online tools. Perfect if you want to share your research with others.

Family History Festival:

Find out how you can trace your ancestors at various sessions across the borough thanks to…

Thu
26
Mar

Family History Festival: A Gartside sent to Van Diemen’s Land - “Man’s inhumanity to Man”

In December 1832, Edwin Gartside was sentenced to seven years transportation, for theft. This talk by Sheila Goodyear looks his family history, the brutality of transportation and the impact on the indigenous population.

Family History…

Fri
27
Mar

Family History Festival: Writing Life Stories

A free workshop with Joss Carpreau from ‘Elephant Memoirs’ who specialises in writing life stories. Find out how to capture personal histories and preserve them for friends, family and future generations.

Family History Festival:

Find out how you…

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