WDYTYA? location guide: Michelle Keegan

By Guest, 6 June 2018 - 9:55am

Michelle Keegan traced her family in Gibraltar and Italy before returning home to Manchester. Discover the locations that she visited with this guide

Manchester Central Library
Michelle Keegan visited Manchester Central Library to learn more about her family history (Credit: Anthony Devlin/ Getty)

The Gibraltar National Archives

The archives where Michelle researches Second World War passenger lists are an invaluable resource for anyone looking for information about ancestors from Gibraltar.
 

Gibraltar Garrison Library

Here, Michelle meets researcher Richard Garcia to learn about the life of Giacomo Parodi. Captain (later Colonel) John Drinkwater, historian of the Great Siege of Gibraltar, founded the library in 1793.
 

Manchester Central Library

The headquarters of Manchester's library and information service was designed by architect Vincent Harris, and constructed between 1930 and 1934. It's here Michelle meets historian Michala Hulme to begin her Manchester research in earnest.
 

The Pankhurst Centre

The museum where Michelle meets social historian Helen Antrobus to learn about women's campaigning to get the vote was the home of Emmeline Pankhurst and her family for more than eight years.
 

 

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