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Family and Local History Fair in Stretford

From 07 September 2019 10:00 until 07 September 2019 16:00
Posted by Pat MIDDLETON
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St Matthew's Church Hall, Chester Road

Stretford M32 9AJ





Saturday 7 September 2019

10am - 4pm


Stalls of interest to Family Historians,

for both beginner and the more experienced.

Talks on Local & Family History related topics.

On Sale - Books, CDs, Ephemera, Maps etc.


Local History Talk at 10.30am

by Bill Newton & Bill Mather

Slides and Re-discovered Films from the Stretford House 50 Project.

(A collaboration between Stretford Local History & Manchester Modernist Society)


Family History Talk at 2.30pm

by Sylvia Dillon

What did they die of?

A talk about death certificates and causes of death from 1837 through to the twentieth century.  Have you ever wondered about a strange cause of death?  You may find the answer.  An ancestor's death can often tell you something about their life and may also help you understand more about the lives of the family left behind.  


In attendance:-

Altrincham History Society

Bill Headman Ephemera

Bob Dobson  Antiquarian Books

Chris Makepeace Maps

Catalyst Science Discovery Centre & Museum

Family History Society of Cheshire

Family & Community Historical Research

Federation of Family History Societies

Garrick Bookshop

Lancashire Family History Society

Manchester & Lancashire Family History Society

Wyvern Railway Ancestry Research Advice

Sale Group of Family History Society of Cheshire


Entrance Fee £2