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Sat
08
Feb

Crime in 17th Century Oldham and District

The records of crime in the 17th C are fascinating, giving insights into lives and lifestyles as well as the cases themselves. This talk uses original court records to look at crime and misdemeanour in the Oldham area and elsewhere in SE Lancashire…

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…

Sat
18
Apr

Manchester Oddities

A light-hearted look at odd customs, buildings and characters around Greater Manchester in an illustrated presentation.

By Keith Warrender.

Free to members of the Manchester & Lancashire Family History Society

£2.50 for non-members

Sat
09
May

Confessions of a Country Lane Researcher

This illustrated talk contains interesting family and local history items gleamed from various sources during 40 years of research.

By Tony Foster.

Free to members of the Manchester & Lancashire Family History Society

£2.50 for…

Sat
13
Jun

Market to Supermarkets – and beyond: 200 years of shopping

What have been the main changes in shopping over the past 200 years - and where are we going now?!

By Michael Winstantley.

 

Free to members of the Manchester & Lancashire Family History Society

£2.50 for non-members

Sat
11
Jul

A visit to an Antiques and Collectors Fair

A light-hearted talk covering the diverse stalls one sees at an Antique Fair. I am bringing with me a selection of items mainly of a nostalgic nature and what it is like from behind the stall. How to buy and sell and how to barter.

By Betty…

Sat
12
Sep

Annie Kenny

Born in Springhead, Annie was a cotton worker who rose to the leadership of one of the best-known campaign groups, the Suffragettes.

By Carol Talbot.

 

Free to members of the Manchester & Lancashire Family History Society

£2.50 for…

Sat
10
Oct

Ada Kay WW1 nurse in Gallipoli from Oldham

Ada Kay WW1 nurse from Royton to the Dardanelles, Turkey.

By Mike Smith.

 

 

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