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Programme 2012


Most meetings take place on the last Thursday of the month, except December when there is no meeting

Meetings are held at the Methodist Chapel, The Butts, Betley, CW3 9AS  and start at 7:30 pm, unless an outside visit is arranged.



 January 26th

 "My Early Years in Betley" 1930's - 1950's

 Mary Nield & Pam Jones

 February 23rd  "The Boughey Craddock family network in the 17th & 18th centuries: Yeomen, Entrepreneurs, and Professionals."  Dr. Nigel Tringham

 March 29th

 "Tracing Family Trees on line"     Also AGM

 Mike Darlington

 April 26th

 The Les Bradshaw Memorial Lecture

"Embracing the Enemy - Crewe's Prisoners of War"

 Mark Tyrrell

 May 31st

 Members Visit.  David Thompson

 June 28th

 An Evening of our members' short talks on their chosen topics.  Members

 July 26th

 "Madeley Through Time"  Tony Lancaster

 August 16th

 Members Visit.

 David Thompson

 September 27th

 "Potters West: Emigration from North Staffordshire in the Nineteenth Century"  Martin Crawford

 October 25th

 "Almost an Olympian - Roy Fowler of Leek"  John Bale

 November 29th

 "What to do with 323 Postcards"  Julie Bagnall


 No Meeting in December