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The Bolton Family History Society encourages and supports research into family history and works for the preservation of and improved access to relevant archival material. An important part of the Society's work is to educate researchers so that they may get the best out of their research through a regular programme of talks with speakers on topics relating to family history and local history within the Greater Bolton area.

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Upcoming Events in Bolton

Dating by Design

7.30pm 2 Feb 2022

A welcome return visit of one of our regular speakers at Bolton FHS who has come to tell us about his new book, "Dating by Design".


Not Mass Observation Again!

7.30pm 2 Mar 2022

Yes! We’ve recently uncovered just how important local working people were to the 1937 - 1940 Bolton/Worktown survey.


Finding Aunt Sarah

7.30pm 6 Apr 2022 - Bolton Golf Club

We are pleased to welcome one of our regular speakers Dr Alan Crosby. Reconstructing the family history of his grandma's best friend.


Meetings Information

Dating by Design

2nd February 2022

By Steve Gill, online via Zoom