Beginning your family history
A half-day workshop on ecclesiastical court records with tutor Anna Watson, 26th January 2018
Drunken clergy, fornication and abuse - stories from the Archdeaconry of Richmond cause papers
Come to our Christmas talk by Alan Crosby, 8th December at 7.00pm and enjoy a festive buffet and glass of wine
Music in a Lancashire Country House:
Rufford Old Hall in the 1730s
Access to archives, our driving passion
Nationally important Horrocks Collection needs your help
Cataloguing this extensive archive of the former cotton giants Horrocks is now under way. We need to raise £12,000 to complete it
Have a look at our successes: the at-risk archives saved, the projects supported and the events organised.
Why not help by joining us ? For as little as £10 a year (individual membership), you will receive a quarterly newsletter and the chance to attend special Friends' events.
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Join us and help ensure that future generations can learn from and enjoy Lancashire's archives.
You may consider leaving the Friends of Lancshire Archives a legacy in your will. Advice about how to do this can be downloaded here
Horrockses - Preston's King Cotton
Video explaining Horrockses industrial empire, its place in fashion, and how archivists are preserving it for the future