OWL Oldham and District Branch Family History Society
Abbey Hill*Alt*Bardsley*Barrowshaw*Clarksfield*Coldhurst*Coppice*Derker*Fitton Hill*Freehold*Garden Suburbs*Glodwick*Green Acres*Hathershaw*Higginshaw*Hollinwood*Limeside*Moorside*Mumps*Salem*Sholver*Waterhead*Watershedding*Werneth*Westwood*
1974 *Chadderton*Failsworth*Royton*Lees*Saddleworth*Shaw and Crompton









M&LFHS - Oldham & District Branch and the Coronavirus Outbreak.

To read the Trustees' Statement and details of precautionary measures to be undertaken
please see the 'Society News' on the home page of the M&LFHS website.

As far as this Branch is concerned, and in line with the Society's intentions,
our own Branch Meetings will be cancelled until further notice.

Please check back, to this Branch page, for any updates.

The monthly digital newsletter will be sent out as usual and will also keep you informed of any updates.
If you haven't already signed up to receive it but wish to do so ... visit the link in the top menu bar.

The subsequent ones will be sent out in the last few days of each monthand then at the same time in the succeeding months.
We have an 'e-Postbag' and a 'Mixed Bag' section, in our newsletter and,
if you wish to share any family and local history stories with our readers,
please email the editor... oldham_newsletter@mlfhs.org.uk

Current Newsletter

(map of) Gallery Oldham




The meetings will commence at 2 pm and end at approximately 3.30 pm

The talks will last for approximately one hour.

 Members of the committee will be available to assist anyone for a further half hour following the speakers talk.



The door charge is as follows:


Members: No Charge       Non Members £3.00


Free Parking on Council Car Park for three hours (just get a ticket)



Future Talks

                                                                                                                               
further information on talks

Meetings CANCELLED until further notice
18th April
Keith Warrender
Manchester Oddities

9th May
Tony Foster
Confessions of a Country Lane Researcher

13th June
Michael Winstanley
Markets and Supermarkets - and beyond: 200 years of shopping
11th July
Betty Hayhurst
A visit to an Antiques and Collectors Fair

8th August
Peter Watson
Medicine and Magic in the Home

12th September
Carol Talbot
Annie Kenny

10th October
Mike Smith
Ada Kay WW1 nurse in Gallipoli

14th November
Edgar Holroyd-Doveton
Finding out about your Ancestors in British India

December No Meeting




Oldham and District Branch produce a monthly Newsletter which is distributed by email.
To subscribe please go to the Newsletter tab and select Newsletter, the current and previous newsletters are there.

All correspondence should be sent to our email address:  oldham@mlfhs.org.uk
If you wish to email the Chairman directly:     chairman-oldham@mlfhs.org.uk
Any queries regarding the newsletter should be sent to:  oldham_newsletter@mlfhs.org.uk
Any queries regarding the website should be sent to:  oldham_webmaster@mlfhs.org.uk


These pages were last updated on the 18th March 2020
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