Our Planned Meetings and Events

All society and branch meetings and events 2021-2022
Planned meetings are subject to change at any time

Since September 2020

Our planned meetings and events...

MLFHS members can attend all society events

16 Oct 2021, Anglo Scots, social event, online

Ancestral Breakthroughs, share your successes!

20 Oct 2021, Manchester, Jean Bailo, online

Famous Mancunians, or Mighty Men and Wonderwomen

27 Oct 2021, Manchester/Irish Dr Aidan Beatty, online

The Two Irish Wives of Friedrich Engels

30 Oct 2021, St Peter's, Swinton, public event

Salford Histories Festival

3 Nov 2021, Bolton, Dr Penny Walters, online

The Welsh Diaspora

6 Nov 2021, Manchester, to be arranged

Reserved for Manchester Meeting

13 Nov 2021, Oldham, Dr Alan Crosby, online

Family Life in the Industrial Revolution,

20 Nov 2021, Anglo Scots, Robin Urquhart, online

Kirk Sessions: Different Aspects and Palaeography

1 Dec 2021, Bolton, Simon Fowler, online

Christmas Food and Drink through the ages

5 January 2022, Bolton, Antony Marr, online

Marriage Registrations

8 January 2022, Oldham, Dr Alison Ronan, online

Hanging the Pacifist: Margaret Ashton 1856-1937

15 January 2022, Anglo Scots, social event

January Quiz and Social Event

19 January 2022, Manchester, to be confirmed, online

Reserved for Quarterly Meetings

2 February 2022, Bolton, Steve Gill, online

General Meeting, Photography - Dating by Design

5 February 2022, Anglo Scots, Emma Maxwell

Looking at Kirk Sessions Records in Depth

12 February 2022, Oldham, Jenny Mallin, online

A Grandmother's Legacy - The Early Days

2 Mar 2022, Bolton, Dave Burnham, online

The Bolton Worktown Project

5 Mar 2022, Anglo Scots, Sian Yates

The History of Banking and Your Family

12 March 2022, Oldham, Michael Winstanley, online

Edwin Butterworth - Oldham's Forgotten Historian

2 Apr 2022, Anglo Scots, social event

Annual Meeting and Brick Walls

6 Apr 2022, Bolton, Dr Alan Crosby, to be confirmed

Finding Aunt Sarah

7 May 2022, Anglo Scots, Audrey Collins of TNA

Tracing your Scottish Ancestors at TNA

2 July 2022, Anglo Scots, social event

Annual Summer Visit, to be arranged

3 September 2022, Anglo Scots, Alison Didman

Scottish Palaeography Workshop

1 October 2022, Anglo Scots, Michelle Leonard

The Fromelles Genealogy Project

18 January 2022, Manchester, to be arranged

Reserved for new meeting - to be arranged

19 January 2022, Manchester, to be arranged

Reserved for quarterly meetings - to be arranged

Since September 2020

Archive of Past Meetings

To show the scope and variety of our speakers and subjects

9 Oct 2021, Oldham, Carol Talbot, online

The Amazing Mary Higgs, Social Reformer

6 Oct 2021, Bolton, David Tilsley, online

Research Using Education Records

2 Oct 2021, Manchester, Hilary Hartigan, online

Why you and your cousin don't match on Ancestry!

25 Sep 2021, Manchester, Jef Page, online

Horatio Bottomley - Swindler?

25-26 Sep 2021, Chetham's School, public event

Medieval Manchester Event

25-26 Sep 2021, Victoria Baths Heritage, public event

Heritage Event

18 Sep 2021, Anglo Scots, Chris Paton, online

Scottish Marriage Customs, Buckled for Life

11 Sep 2021, Oldham, Sophie McCulloch, online

A History of the Cooperative Movement from the Rochdale Pioneers

1921 Census Event, 8 Sep 2021, Manchester, Dr √Čamon Phoenix, online

The Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921

1 Sep 2021, Bolton, Anna Watson, online

Finding Illegitimate Ancestors

14 Aug 2021, Oldham, Sheila Goodyear, online

Passchendaele 1917 the Oldham Battalions

4 Aug 2021, Bolton, Antony Marr, online

The Hidden Secrets of Birth and Death Registration

21 Jul 2021, MLFHS Quarterly, Steve Gill, online

Dating Old Photographs

17 Jul 2021, Anglo Scots, Jonathan Schofield, online

Gems of Manchester Tour

10 jul 21, Oldham, Judy Jones, online

A Brief History of the Canals around Oldham and Manchester

7 Jul 2021, Bolton, Joseph O'Neill, online

Jerome Caminada, the real Sherlock Holmes

26 jun 2021, Manchester, Denise Bates, online

Pit Lasses, the female miners of 1842

23 Jun 2021, Manchester 1921 Event, David Skillen, online

Zeppelin, the ship of dreams

19 Jun 2021, Anglo Scots, Dr Irene O'Brien, online

The Mitchell Library and its Poor Law Holdings


Traditional Meeting Days

These dates can vary

Manchester Quarterly Meetings - usually a Wednesday, all day
Manchester Topical Meetings - usually a Saturday morning
Anglo Scots - 1st Saturday afternoon of the month (from Feb 2022)
Bolton - Ist Wednesday evening of the month
Oldham - 2nd Saturday afternoon of the month