Family History Group

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.

Future topics

3RD MARCH WRITING UP YOUR FAMILY HISTORY DAVID RUSSELL
7TH APRIL HERALDRY ( COATS OF ARMS )
5TH  MAY A FAMILY JOURNEY WITH LES HEWITT
2ND  JUNE WAR MEDALS (HOW DO YOU CHECK) BRUCE HUBBARD
7TH JULY WELSH ANCESTRY ANDREW SACKVILLE
AUGUST NO MEETING
1ST SEPTEMBER ADOPTION (HOW DO YOU SEARCH FOR MISSING RELATIVES) SUE BLYTHING
6TH OCTOBER MAPS (STREET, POVERTY,  OS, ESTATE) DAVID RUSSELL
3RD NOVEMBER DNA, NAMES, LOCATION PAM, ROZ AND DAVE
1ST DECEMBER FESTIVE ESSENCE

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Lydiate’s people

 

Lydiate's People CD

Lydiate’s People CD

Family History Group

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