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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

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


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.


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


Meetings Information

Females In The Family

5 May 2021

By Jackie Depelle, online via Zoom

Liverpool Cowkeepers

2 June 2021

By Dave Joy, online via Zoom.

Jerome Caminada

7 July 2021

By Joseph O'Neill, online via Zoom.

The Cotton Famine

4 August 2021

By Victoria Coyle, online via Zoom.

Illegitimate Ancestors

1 September 2021

By Anna Watson, online via Zoom.

Education Records

6 October 2021

By David Tilsley, online via Zoom.