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Forthcoming Speakers

Our 2014 Speaker Meetings will be held at 7:00pm on the 2nd Thursday of each month (except July and August) in the GLO Centre, 78 Muir Street, MOTHERWELL. ML1 1BN

Visitors are always welcome; you can E-mail the society to confirm details.

Once again we have a wide range of topics which promises to be both informative and entertaining.
Some of the Speakers have lectured to us before and we look forward to their return visit, others will be speaking to us for the first time but come highly recommended by other family and local history groups.




Thursday, 9th January 2014
"Mini - Family and Local History Fair"



Thursday, 13th February 2014

- Society Meeting: Joe O'Raw

"WW1 Memories"



Thursday, 13th March 2014

- Society Meeting: John Stevenson

"Farming in Yesteryear"
Making a living from the soil through a lifetime of toil.

About a lifetime of memories of his work as a farmer with an understanding of the early methods and practices once used.
A great number of his slides depict the days of horse drawn implements and machinery being used for ploughing, sowing, reaping and mowing both here and further to the West of Scotland.


Thursday 10th April 2014

- Society Meeting: Iain Ferguson

"Scotland's People"




Thursday 8th May 2014

- Society Meeting: George Barnsley

"Lanarkshire Police Historical Society"




Thursday 12th June 2014

- Society Meeting: Don Martin

"Trade Symbols"




Thursday 11th September 2014

- Society Meeting: Ken Nisbet

"Convicts and the £10 Poms"




Thursday 9th October 2014

- Society Meeting: Margaret Fox

"Kirk & Community"



Thursday 13th November 2014

- Society Meeting: Gerry McArdle

"What did Grandad do in the War? "






Thursday 11th December 2014

- Society Meeting: TBA

"To Be Advised"


Speakers at Society meetings occasionally may change at the last minute, due to circumstances beyond our control.