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We are sorry to announce that Harold Culling, Founder and President of our Society for nearly 40 years, sadly passed away on October 2nd. He was much loved by all who knew him and became "father" to us in our Society, a very knowledgeable man.
Society Chairman, Laura Rafferty presenting the founders of the Society, Joyce & Harold Culling with a globe in recognition of all the families worldwide they have helped with the family history research.
The Liverpool & South West Lancashire Family History Society (L&SWLFHS) has been established in Liverpool since May 1976, when it was called the Liverpool Family History Society and it’s first meeting was attended by 30 people.
Since then the Society has grown to include the wider area covering the West Derby Hundred and now has groups in Liverpool, Widnes, Warrington, Southport, Leigh and Skelmersdale, with a membership of nearly 2,000.
We welcome like minded researchers to join us in discovering our ancestors and enjoying our Meetings, Journals and Help Desks. We are available on Facebook, Twitter and our Forum where there is a friendly, helpful crowd who do their best to resolve queries.
To encourage the public in the study of Family History and Genealogy
To provide educational facilities for the study of Family History.
To produce a journal at regular intervals.
To arrange a programme of lectures, visits and other activities connected with subjects of interest to the Society.
To transcribe, index, and whenever possible publish material relevant to the interests of the Society.
To provide members with links to other societies of a similar nature
We are affiliated to the   Federation of Family History Societies