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An update with a confirmed agenda:

This year our annual conference and AGM will be held at the Salford Diocesan Archives, St. Augustine’s Hall, Grosvenor Square, All Saints, Manchester M15 6BW on Saturday October 5th 2013.

The provisional program is as follows:

  • Registration from 10am
  • 10.30 Hannah Thomas (Ph.D candidate, Swansea University): The Cwm Jesuit Library, Hereford Cathedral (Recusant records including clandestine marriages)
  • 11.45 Fr Andrew Lloyd MBE (late of the Royal Army Chaplains            Department): For God, King and Country – The British Soldier and their chaplains
  • 12.45 Lunch
  • 13:45 AGM
  • 14.30 Sister Dominic Savio CP & Sister Philomena FMSJ: Founded in Manchester; The Cross and Passion Sisters and the Franciscan Missionaries of St Joseph
  • 16:15 Tea
  • Optional tour: Places of Catholic interest in Central Manchester led by Pauline Lloyd, Green Badge Guide.

A Family History Help Desk will be available at lunch-time and late afternoon. Please use this to ask any questions of our researchers to help your investigations and bring along any documents and materials that you would like to discuss.

Travel, Parking, Hotel, and Local Studies information will be available in advance. The cost for members is £10.00, and for non-members £12.00 (including lunch & all refreshments)

Tickets are available by post from:

Mrs J M Smith
10 Irving Close

Cheques payable to Catholic FHS please.

Or you may pay on the door on the day – but if you are going to do this please let me know in a comment to this post.