Tag Archives: Reminiscence

Oral History: David Swithenbank

Listening to memories is something we’re very good at doing here in the search room. We hear so many of them during the course of our working day – from all you genealogists, local historians, volunteers, artists and general enquirers! … Continue reading

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Dad’s Medals

To commemorate Remembrance Day we would like to share with you the following verse written by former Lancashire Life contributor, Cliff Gerrard (and subsequently recited by The Oldham Tinkers on their album Sit Thee Down). The poem is taken from … Continue reading

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