Annual Conference
Saturday 14th October 2017

Hosted by Leigh and District Family History Society, at
The Turnpike Library Leigh Library, Leigh WN7 1EB.
14th October 2017


Time Speaker
09:15   Registration and coffee / tea
09:40 Opening address
09:45 Bastards: Single mothers and their children in 17th and 18th century Lancashire Dr. Alan Crosby
10:45 Coffee / tea
11:00 Seeing it through their eyes (social history books) Michael Gandy
12:15 Society AGM
13:00 Buffet Lunch served in the Derby Room
14:15 Tracing your Medieval Ancestry Michael Gandy
Closing Address followed by Tea / Coffee


Leigh Library.


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Michael Gandy

Michael Gandy is the editor of the Genealogists’ Magazine, the author of many books on the techniques of genealogy, and an accomplished after dinner speaker.

Alan Crosby

Alan Crosby is one of Britain's leading local historians, and has published extensively on many aspects of the history of North West England.