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We are a registered charity administered by Trustees.

Trustees are nominated and seconded by society members and appointments are ratified at the Society AGM. This is described in greater detail in the Society Constitution.

Owing to the Coronavirus restrictions there was no AGM in 2020.

The trustees for 2019-2020 continued for 2020-21, with the exception of one (co-opted) member who resigned.

The present Trustees were appointed and ratified at the AGM held on 21 April 2021 and are as listed below:

Chairman David Muil

Vice-chairman Dr. Barry Henshall

Treasurer Keith Marsland

General Secretary Elsie Lowe


Rita Greenwood

Ina Penneyston

Hilary Hartigan

Mark Campbell

Anglo-Scottish Branch Representative Michael Couper

Bolton Branch Representative Rita Greenwood

Irish Ancestry Branch Representative Vacant

Oldham Branch Representative Linda Richardson