Saturday, 2 November 2013

History Study Day — Manchester 2 November 2013


History Study day with the Who were the nuns? project

Date(s): Sat, 02/11/2013

with the
Who were the Nuns? Project

Find out how you can use the database and other project resources for family and local history

Saturday 2nd November 2013

Salford Diocesan Archives, at St Augustine’s Church, Grosvenor Square, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6BW

10.00 a.m. coffee, 10.30 a.m. first talk
  • Dr Caroline Bowden and Dr James Kelly talking about the project and how it can be used to find North West families
  • Dr Janet Hollinshead, Choosing their future: women in the Blundell family in early modern Lancashire
  • Peter J Tyldesley, The Tyldesleys and their faith in the 17th and 18th centuries
There will be a chance to see the archives at lunchtime with Father David Lannon, the archivist and to try out the database.

There is no cost for the day: refreshments will be available during breaks. Lunch can be purchased locally. All welcome, but please confirm attendance in advance with Dr Caroline Bowden from whom further details can be obtained.

The archives are ten minutes walk from Oxford Road station.