The Family History Group meets on the first Friday of each month. We have a lively programme which aims to help both beginners and those more established family historians.
||WRITING UP YOUR FAMILY HISTORY DAVID RUSSELL
||HERALDRY ( COATS OF ARMS )
||A FAMILY JOURNEY WITH LES HEWITT
||WAR MEDALS (HOW DO YOU CHECK) BRUCE HUBBARD
||WELSH ANCESTRY ANDREW SACKVILLE
||ADOPTION (HOW DO YOU SEARCH FOR MISSING RELATIVES) SUE BLYTHING
||MAPS (STREET, POVERTY, OS, ESTATE) DAVID RUSSELL
||DNA, NAMES, LOCATION PAM, ROZ AND DAVE
1st Friday of the month 13.30 – 15.30
7th Oct. Record keeping – paper and electronic
See latest newsletter for meeting times and subjects
New members are always welcome. but whether or not you are a member of the group you may like to explore your own family history using your computer. If so check out the following list of free websites listed below.
Lydiate’s People CD
Family History Group
For those who do not know it Lydiate is a village set in the rich arable farmlands lying between Liverpool, Southport and the Western Pennines. For those who do know Lydiate the CD, which we have just published, will be of great interest particularly anyone interested in family history. This unique CD is the fruit of several years work researched by the members of our Family History group. Using various websites and microfiche sources we have downloaded from the censuses between the years 1841 and 1871 the details of every inhabitant of Lydiate. Continue reading