Lanarkshire Local & Family History Show 2017

Scotland's Largest Family History Event

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Date:

Saturday 02 September 2017 9:30am until 4:30 pm

Price:
£2 entry; £4 per talk (buying a talk ticket gives free entry to the Show); accompanied children under 12 FREE

Get tickets from:
On the door on the day


Event's Address:

Motherwell Concert Hall, Windmillhill Street, Motherwell ML1 1AB

Annual show appealing to everyone with an interest in family history and local heritage. 

Four speakers in the theatre; family history societies from throughout Scotland; local history and heritage groups; national family history organisations; archives and museums; genealogy supplies; free 1-to-1 help and advice on researching your family history from professional genealogists and specialists in Irish and military research. 

Talks as listed below:

10am: Sharon Paton, South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture Museums Service – On the archival research that went into restoring Chatelherault Hunting Lodge

11am: Dr Irene O’Brien, Glasgow City Senior Archivist – On Using Trade Records and Directories and the value they have for family research

1:30pm: Ruth Washbrook, National Library of Scotland’s Moving Image Archive – On the new film collection at Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, and its use in family history

2:30pm: Chris Paton, Genealogist and Author - Down and Out in Scotland: Researching Ancestral Crisis

Good public transport, free parking, disabled access and facilities.

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