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.
Jerome Caminada was a 19th-century police officer in Manchester who was reputedly the real Sherlock HolmesDetails
The Lancashire Cotton Famine of 1861-65 and how badly affected was Bolton?Details
Retired professional archivist Anna Watson explains how Church Court Records can help to find our illegitimate ancestorsDetails
By Joseph O'Neill, online via Zoom.
By Victoria Coyle, online via Zoom.
By Anna Watson, online via Zoom.
By David Tilsley, online via Zoom.
By Dr Penny Walters, online via Zoom.