Oldham and District Branch
Programme 2018


Saturday Meetings commencing February on the second Saturday of the month.

February - March - April - May - June - September - October - November

Next Meeting in Febrary 2018



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Oldham Council has found relatives of Walter Mills VC 
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Meeting are held in
The Lees Suite
(map of) Civic Centre,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.

                                       Special Note - The door charge is as follows:


                        Members: No Charge (donations always welcome)          Non Members 2.50

Free Parking on Council Car Park for three hours
(just get a ticket)
Appeal on behalf of Oldham Remembers -

Did you have a relative who fought in the Battle of the Somme, do you know their story if so Oldham Remembers wants to hear from you!
click here to go to website



Latest on Website

Adopted son of Oldham - Portrait of Winston  Churchill added - courtesy of Oldham Art Gallery


click here for National Memorial Arboretum Website
November's Talk - worth a visit
New Entry - Adopted son of Oldham - Hartley Bateson
Next Years Talks:

New Entry - Politicans - Leslie Haden-Guest


New Entry - Entertainers - Helen Fraser Actor 
10th February  - Speaker - Dorothy Bintley 
                    Zeppelin Raid, Cleethorpes


10th March      - Speaker - Keith Warrender   
                    The Battle for Kinder Scout


14th April         - Speaker -  Sid Calderbank
                     Edwin Waugh

12th May          - Speaker - John Fidler
                     Courage or Cowardice


09th June        - Speaker - David Scrimgeour
                    Evolution of Asylum Patient Photography



08th September  - Speaker - Robert Poole
                       Oldham and Peterloo


13th October    -  Speaker - Rita Vaughan
                      Clarinda Rowbothom and the Mossley Military Hospital WW1



10th November   -  Speaker -  Dr Alan Crosby 
                        Tracing my Grandfather






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

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

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These pages were last updated on the 12th November 2017
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