Tameside Metropolitan Borough was created in 1974 from the following towns:
We are the only family history group meeting in Tameside and act as a focal point for the whole of the borough. Tameside straddles the Lancashire/Cheshire border with half of the towns actually in Lancashire. This can create some rather complex boundary issues when dealing with pre Tameside sources and parishes.
NEW - We now meet on the fourth Thursday afternoon of each month at the https://www.4cashton.org.uk/ in Ashton open from 1.00pm to start at 1.30pm. Are meetings are a mix of Hybrid and Face to Face talks and workshops. There is usually adequate parking, full disabled access and a cafe.https://www.4cashton.org.uk/cafe
We are now back in Tameside Local Studies and Archives Centre on the first and third Tuesdays of each month there to help anyone on a one-to-one basis either to start your family history or to solve queries, no need to book just call in betwwen 2.00pm and 4.00pm-
Our old Dukinfield Group surname list has had to move and can now be found at http://tamesidefamilyhistory.co.uk/surnames.htm