THE BOLTON FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY



A branch of the Manchester & Lancashire Family History Society



All correspondence should be sent to our email address: bolton@mlfhs.org.uk


The Bolton Branch of the MLFHS is a local society dedicated to the study and recording of genealogy and family history.

Whether you are new to genealogy or an experienced researcher we aim to provide meetings and activities that will be of interest and assist you in furthering your researches.

Note: the MLFHS webpages [left end of the tab bar above] also have useful information.


BFHS produce The Boltonís Genies Newsletter which is distributed by email only.

To join or un-subscribe from the mailing list Click Here

The Newsletter Archive can be found under the Misc tab above.


Bolton Meetings

All members of the MLFHS are welcome to attend our meetings.



PROGRAMME OF TALKS, 2016



Meetings from January 2016 will be held at the


Monserrat Room, 1st Floor,

Old Links Golf Club, Chorley Old Road, Bolton, BL1 5SU.



Old Links Golf Club Plan



Our meetings are usually held on the first Wednesday of every month at 7.30pm.

There is parking for 70 cars.

The meeting are free for members of the MLFHS, £1.50 for non-members.

Guests and potential members are sure of a warm welcome. Tea & coffee are available in the room and drinks are available from the bar.

Unwanted genealogy magazines and CDís can be swopped/collected at the meetings.

At the end of every meeting there is a Help Desk, manned by experienced researchers, available to assist you with your genealogy problems.

The Meeting Handouts Archive which can be found under the Misc tab above has a downloadable/printable copy of the programme.





Wednesday, 3rd August, 7.30pm,

Sara Vernon, author and historian

will talk about "Street Name Research".

Researching the street names which form an essential part of Bolton's history.



Wednesday, 7th September, 7.30pm,

Brenda Hustler, Irish researcher, Manchester & Lancashire FHS

will talk about "Parish Register on the Internet".

Brenda will tell us how to search and find information.



Wednesday, 5th October, 7.30pm,

Dr Alan Crosby, visiting lecturer at Lancaster & Liverpool Universities.

will talk about "Travels with my Great Aunt".

Explorations in family history in England, Russia and Poland .



Wednesday, 2nd November, 7.30pm,

Tony Foster, of Lancs OPC and Lancs BMD

will give us a "A deeper look at Civil Registration".

Tony will use his vast experience to help us delve deeper into registration.



Wednesday, 30th November, 7.30pm,

A Christmas Celebration - details to follow.





Reports of earlier meetings can be found in the online copies of The Manchester Genealogist Magazine which can be seen in the Members Area accessed from the MLFHS Home Page.


The Bolton pages on this website were last updated on 23rd August 2016.


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