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Forthcoming Speakers

Our 2016 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, 11th February 2016

- Society Meeting: LksFHS Team

"Lanarkshire's Unsung WW1 Heroes"

Gerry Farrell, David Anderson, Campbell Thomson, Alistair Allan, Lindsay Freeland, Alistair McCreadie, Alan Johnstone, Allan Mackenzie and Joe O'Raw, all members with military knowledge, and Ken Boyle (Coatbridge Fallen Book), will give a presentation about some of Lanarkshire's Unsung WW1 Heroes

Thursday, 10th March 2016

- Society Meeting:

"Mini Family History Fair"

West Lothian FHS and Shotts History Group will be in attendance with others still to confirm.

Thursday 14th April 2016

- Society Meeting: Tom Lawton and Alexandra Morris

"Forth & Clyde Canal, Past & Present"
"Growing Up in Gartsherrie"

Tom Lawton will present on the Forth and Clde Canal, Past and Present, and Alexandra Morris will talk about her new book, "Growing Up in Gartsherrie".

Thursday 12th May 2016

- Society Meeting: Jean Barr

"The Roy and Ordnance Survey Maps"

Thursday 9th June 2016

- Society Meeting: TBC


Thursday 8th September 2016

- Society Meeting: Sharon Paton

"Archives of Chatelherault Parks"

Thursday 13th October 2016

- Society Meeting: Robert Wilson

"Carluke’s 3 Victoria Cross Winners"

Thursday 10th November 2016

- Society Meeting: Agnes Dougan

"Research Travels on Far East POWs"

Thursday 8th December 2016

- Society Meeting: Tom Marchant

"Nights at the Pictures"

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