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Local History Talks

Sir Richard Arkwright’s Cromford Mill

Tuesday 26th January at 11am
Central Library Carpenter Room

An illustrated talk detailing the amazing story of the world’s first successful water powered cotton spinning mill, and the very start of Britain’s textile revolution.  Now a World Heritage Site

Places are free but must be booked

Telephone: 0114 2734712


Courses and Workshops

Researching Your Family Tree

Commencing Thursday 7th January, 2pm to 4pm

Sheffield Archives, 52 Shoreham Street, S1

Led by family history expert Suzanne Bingham, this course is aimed at beginners and will explain the process of researching your family tree.

You will learn how to use the Ancestry and Find My Past websites effectively, and each week there will be chance to look at original documents from the Archives.

The course costs £60 and must be booked in advance.

Telephone: 0114 2039395


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