The GENES Blog (GEnealogy News and EventS): Top stories concerning ancestral research in Britain, Ireland, and their diasporas, from Irish born Scottish based professional family historian, author and tutor Chris Paton. Feel free to quote from this blog, but please credit The GENES Blog if you do so. To contact me please email chrismpaton @ outlook.com.
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.