LEIGH

 

LEIGH

The Leigh Group, formed in 1982, is one of the six groups of the Liverpool and South West Lancashire Family History Society. Meetings are held in the Town Hall, Leigh throughout the winter months These are held on the third Tuesday of each month except July, August and December, and start at 7.30 pm. Our meetings usually have a family history related speaker.

HELP DESK

Our Help Desk volunteers attend on Tuesday to Thursday mornings 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

If you would like to book an appointment, please contact the Archives Search Room at 01942 404430 and they will check that one of the volunteers will be available at the time you would like to attend before confirming your appointment.

If you do not wish to attend in person you can still complete a query form available from the Reception Desk or by emailing: archives@wigan.gov.uk or calling 01942 404430.

If you wish to get in touch with the group for further details you can go to our on-line form here

Leigh Programme

Date Day Time Place Subject Speaker(s)

21 May 2024

Tuesday

7.30 pm

Town Hall, Leigh

Bravery without Fear by Julie McKeirnan

Julie McKeirnan

18 June 2024

Tuesday

7.30 pm

Town Hall, Leigh

"Madness". The History of Mental Health Care

Louise Wade

17 September 2024

Tuesday

7.30 pm

Town Hall, Leigh

"Ladies of Leigh"

Julie McKeirnan

15 October 2024

Tuesday

7.30 pm

Town Hall, Leigh

"The Snowden Dunhill Gang"

Kath Graham

19 November 2024

Tuesday

7.30 pm

Town Hall, Leigh

"The Suffragette Sleepover" - The Life & Time of Rose Hyland

Dr Tom McGrath