The British GENES blog (GEnealogy News and EventS): Top stories concerning British Isles ancestral research from Irish born Scottish based professional family historian, author and tutor Chris Paton. Feel free to quote from this blog, but please credit British GENES if you do so. Should you wish to get in touch, contact me at christopherpaton @ tiscali.co.uk. Happy hunting!
Following a three month closure due to essential maintenance work, Lancashire Archives is re-opening to the public again on October 24th, but will be holding a Preview Day on October 21st from 10am – 2pm.
From October 24th, opening hours will revert to what they were, i.e. Mon, Wed and Fri 9-5, Tues 9-8.30 and Thurs 10-5, with the second Saturday of the month 10-4.