Founded in 1974 by 12 family history enthusiasts, the society, run by volunteers, has gone from strength to strength and in 2014 celebrated it’s 40th Anniversary. From humble beginnings we have grown to a society with currently around 2,000 members UK and worldwide, and have embraced the latest technology with our online access to Ancestry, Find My Past and other sites and can also now be found on Facebook.
THE MEMBERS INTERESTS DATABASE SERVICE HAS NOW BEEN DISCONTINUED
R.I.P. WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? LIVE
IMMEDIATE MEDIA, THE ORGANISERS OF WDYTYA? LIVE, ANNOUNCED ON 3 MAY 2017 THAT IT WOULD NO LONGER BE RUNNING THIS EVENT.
DESPITE ATTRACTING MORE THAN 13,000 VISITORS LAST MONTH AND MORE THAN 100 EXHIBITORS, MAKING THE EVENT PROFITABLE HAS PROVED TO BE ILLUSIVE.
WDYTA? LIVE HAS FAILED TO MAKE A PROFIT DURING ITS 10 YEAR RUN, DESPITE BEING THE LARGEST EVENT OF ITS TYPE IN THE UK AND AFTER SIX YEARS AT THE HELM IMMEDIATE MEDIA HAVE HAD TO CALL TIME.
LRFHS EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING—EGM
There will be an EGM of the LRFHS to be held on
Wednesday 19th July
at AGE UK, Paddock Street, Wigston.
Open at 7.00pm for tea/coffee
Meeting starts at 7.30pm
This meeting has been arranged following the dispute at the AGM where I was not allowed to publicise the facts leading to my resignation as Chairman, and subsequently the resignations of the Secretary, Treasurer, Projects Co-Ordinator, and the early retirement of the Vice-Chairman. Also during the previous year the Member’s Interests Co-Ordinator resigned. A total of 6 resignations!