Bolton Family History Society

Upcoming Events

Bolton FHS Meeting - Quakerism in Bolton

7.30pm 7 Apr 2021

This talk will explain how Quakers worship and what they believe.

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Bolton FHS Meeting - Females in the Family: Ladies, Ships, Locomotives...

7.30pm 5 May 2021

Many sources in this talk are particularly, though not exclusively, relevant to researching women and developing the maternal side of family

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Bolton FHS Meeting - Liverpool Cowkeepers: A family history

7.30pm 2 Jun 2021

Dave Joy draws on his own family history to tell the story of the lives and times of the Liverpool Cowkeepers.

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Bolton FHS Meeting - Jerome Caminada, the real Sherlock Holmes

7.30pm 7 Jul 2021

Jerome Caminada was a 19th-century police officer in Manchester who was reputedly the real Sherlock Holmes

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Bolton FHS Meeting - The Cotton Famine and how badly was Bolton affected?

7.30pm 4 Aug 2021

The Lancashire Cotton Famine of 1861-65 and how badly affected was Bolton?

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Bolton FHS Meeting - Researching illegitimate ancestors

7.30pm 1 Sep 2021

Retired professional archivist Anna Watson explains how Church Court Records can help to find our illegitimate ancestors

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