Quaker Family History Society
                                                                             Registered Charity No. 1100843


Saturday 26 April 2014, South Manchester Friends Meeting House,
82 Wythenshawe Road, Northenden, Manchester, M23 0DJ

10.30 am    Arrival & tea/coffee
11.00          Welcome
11.05          Introduction to South Manchester Meeting
11:20          SUSAN HARTSHORNE ‘My Manchester Quaker family: Vipont Browns and others’
12:05          DAVID BLAMIRES, ‘Late nineteenth-century Manchester Quakers’
12.30          End-of-morning discussion

12.45          Lunch (not provided: please bring your own food)

14.00          ROSEMARY MINGINS, ‘Friends apart:
                   how the Beacon Controversy affected Quaker families in Manchester in the 1830s and beyond’
14.45          JUDITH MAWER,
                   ‘Insights into the life of the Kelsall Family of Lancashire through diaries and other documents’
15.30          Final discussion
15.45          Tea and depart

South Manchester Meeting House is close to the junction of the M56 and M60 motorways. Precisely, it is at the junction of Princess Parkway (A5103) and Wythenshawe Road (B5167). Direct buses, taking about 30 minutes, run from the city centre (Piccadilly Gardens, near Piccadilly railway station) to the Britannia Airport Hotel stop, a few minutes’ walk from the meeting house.
There is a free car park at the back of the meeting house.

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Please let us know if you will be attending the meeting, for which there is a £6 charge.
Everyone is welcome, whether or not a member of the QFHS. Either:

(a) e-mail the organiser (o.s.pickering@leeds.ac.uk ) and pay on the day, or

(b) send a cheque made payable to Quaker Family History Society to: Oliver Pickering, 32 Halstead Drive, Menston, Ilkley, LS29 6NT. A map and directions for those without access to the internet will be sent if an A5-size SAE is enclosed.