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Transcription Tuesday 2023

Transcription Tuesday 2023:

The seventh annual online volunteer Transcription Tuesday run by Who Do You Think You Are magazine will soon be here, this year's event will take place on 31 January 2023 

This year’s four Transcription Tuesday projects are: [with links to find out how to get involved with each project] 



Discover Your Roots

Discover Your Roots! A free family & local history event in Chester.  


Ever wanted to know more about your family's history but don't know where to start?


Interested to know who used to live in your house? Or wondered what your street looked like a 100 years ago?


All are welcome to this special drop-in event at Hoole Community Centre. On Saturday 28th January, 1.30–4.30pm,

Cheshire Archives & Local Studies, our very own Chester Group  and Hoole History & Heritage Soc will be on hand to help you with your family history.


A family history helpdesk and a series of short talks from experts and members of the local associations on their work will help to get you started in finding out more about your roots.
The Community Centre Coffee Shop will be open for light refreshments during the afternoon.
Some parking is available at the Community Centre, but please consider using other forms of transport where possible.
Arthur's Stone and a Georgian Mine

Have you ever visited National Trust Alderley Edge and wondered what's beneath your feet?


Tune into Digging for Britain - Sunday 8th January (8pm on BBC2)  to hear about the amazing discovery
made by a team of cavers and uncover what we've learned about the people who lived and worked in this magical part of Cheshire.
Arthur's Stone and a Georgian Mine


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Free online events for January 2023

Wed, 4 Jan 2023, 19:30 GMT

Cath Cole, authoress, educator, nurse - her story

By Bolton FH Society

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Thu, 5 January 2023, 12:30 – 13:30 GMT

Finding Time to Write

With Penny Legg 

By Uni of Portsmouth

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Mon, 9 January 2023, 19:00 – 20:00 GMT

Late Medieval English Cadaver Monuments

with Morgan-Ellis Leah

By The Society for Church Archaeology
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Sat, 14 January 2023, 14:00 – 15:30 GMT

How We Used to Live

With  Chris Helme

By Bolton and Dist Branch of MLFHS

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Wed, 18 January 2023, 13:00 – 14:30 GMT

Manchester's Lost District

With Keith Warrender 

By Manchester and Lancs FHS

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Thu, 19 January 2023, 19:30 – 20:45 GMT

Records of Education - from ragged school to university

By Glamorgan FHS

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Thu, 26 January 2023, 19:00 – 20:00 GMT

No Child, except the teachers, is allowed to talk during …

By Glamorgan FHS

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