Manchester Open Meeting – 22 Sept 2012

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Title: Manchester Open Meeting – 22 Sept 2012
Location: Museum of Science and Industry, Liverpool Road, Manchester, M3 4FP.
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 By popular demand, FIBIS is holding a special Open Meeting in Manchester for both FIBIS members and the general public.

The meeting will be on  Saturday, 22nd September 2012.

It will be held at Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), Liverpool Road, Manchester, M3 4FP. Details of how to get there are available at

The Meeting

10am to 1pm –  A Morning Surgery. Bring your questions on family history in British India to our experts and ask them to help you jump your ‘brick wall’.
1.30 to 2.30pm – Lecture 1.  “How to Research your Ancestors in British India”  by Peter Bailey, FIBIS Chairman.
2.30 to 3.15pm – Lecture 2.  “From Boarhurst to Bangalore: The Story of James Bradbury, woolen cloth dresser who sought his fortune in India”  by Geraldine Charles, FIBIS trustee.

3.15 to 3.45pm – Break for refreshments.

3.45 to 4.30pm – Lecture 3.  “Researching the Armies of British India”  by Peter Bailey.
4.30 to 4.50 – Open Forum:  A general question and answer session.
5.00pm – Meeting closes.

Start Time: 10:00
Date: 2012-09-22
End Time: 17:00