‘You live as long as you are remembered’
Blackpool Central Library is the home of an extensive collection of books, photographs and newspapers which uncover the history and heritage of Blackpool and the Fylde.
Senior Librarian and local historian, Tony Sharkey, hosts a series of free talks relating to Blackpool and its exciting past. Topics already covered include Entertainment Impresario and the role of Blackpool in World War II.
Thursday 25 February 2016
Captive Memories: Blackpool’s 137th Regiment and other survivors of
Far East Prisoner of War captivity
by Meg Parkes, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Talks take place at Blackpool Central Library at 2pm- all welcome.
There is no need to book but seats fill up fast.
Family History Course
Local History Librarian, Tony Sharkey, will be teaching a course on how to research your Family Tree. This course is perfect for beginners and is perfect for getting started on your Family Tree, a very rewarding and popular hobby for many people.
Keep checking back for new dates!
It is suitable for those with English or Welsh family histories.
For more information, please contact Tony Sharkey.
01253 478090 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Researching your Family Tree
The staff of the Local and Family History Centre at Blackpool Central Library are always happy to advise family historians, particularly beginners, in connection with their research.
Appointments are advised, and can be made by contacting either Tony Sharkey or Anne Cameron on 01253 478090 or email@example.com
Initial advice, and access to important research databases, is free of charge
For more information on any upcoming events,
please phone the Local and Family History Centre on 01253 478090
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org