Owing to the coronavirus pandemic, our society meetings and helpdesk services are now online and we continue to welcome new members.
Oldham & District Branch of MLFHS ... free online talk Saturday 8th May at 2pm 'Confessions of a Country Lane Researcher' by Tony Foster
Anglo Scots Branch Meeting
Dave Joy draws on his own family history to tell the story of the lives and times of the Liverpool Cowkeepers.
Oldham & District Branch of MLFHS ... free online talk Saturday 12th June at 2pm 'Market to Supermarket & beyond ... 200 years of shopping'
Anglo Scottish Branch Meeting
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