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Hyndburn Local History Society

Programmes


Meetings are held in the Lecture Room of Accrington Library, St James Street, Accrington BB5 1NQ commencing at 7.30pm (except for the AGM) 

Subscriptions (£12.00) can be paid at any meeting. 

Visitors are welcome to attend individual meetings, space permitting. Admission £3.00 per meeting.

Enquiries to the Hon Secretary on 01254 237229 or Hon Chairman 01254 235880


Hyndburn Local History Society

Winter Programme 2019-20

3 October 2019 Richard Hooper (Stanhill) : 'The Stanhill Village Project'


7 November 2019 Roger Frost (Burnley) : 'Brick Making Industry of NE Lancashire'


5 December 2019 Harold Hoggarth (Barnoldswick) : 'Lost Villages, Bridges and Tramways'


9 January 2020 Graham Topping (West Bradford) : 'Coalmines of Accrington and Oswaldtwistle'


6 February 2020 Paddy Brown (Whalley) : 'Whales or Fishes? The Whalley Story'


27 February 2020 Bernard Bond (Ingleton) : 'Great Harwood Loop Line'


2 April 2020 AGM at 7.00pm followed by Dave Pilkington (Oswaldtwistle) : 'The buried treasure of James Dixon' 


Hyndburn Local History Society

Winter Programme 2018-19

4 October 2018 Denise North (Burnley) : 'Bene and Hot - the Tommies' Tipple'


1 November 2018 Heather Davis (Preston) : 'Frogs, firearms and fireworks: unexpected hazards in museum collections'


6 December 2018 Kathy Fishwick (Rawtenstall) : 'Pub Architecture'


10 January 2019 Brian Jeffrey (Read) : 'The Battle of Read Bridge, 1643' 


7 February 2019 Dr Bill Shannon (Preston) : 'Medieval maps of Lancashire' 


28 February 2019  David Ratledge (Adlington) : 'Roman Roads in Lancashire'


4 April 2019 AGM at 7.00pm followed by Stephen Caunce (Huddersfield) : 'Farming in the Industrial Pennines' 


Hyndburn Local History Society

Winter Programme 2017-18 

5 October 2017 Steve Williams (Brindle): 'Rails to the Lancashire Coast'


2 November 2017 Mike Rothwell (Southport): 'Accrington's Industrial Heritage' talk and book launch 


7 December 2017 Roger Frost (Burnley): 'The Manor of Ightenhill and the Lancashire de Lacys'


4 January 2018 David Ratledge (Adlington): 'Roman Roads in Lancashire'


1 February 2018 Kevin Illingworth (Hebden Bridge): 'Traditional Buildings of North East Lancashire'


1 March 2018 Heather Davis (Preston): 'Frogs, firearms and fireworks: unexpected hazards in Museum collections'


12 April 2018 AGM at 7pm followed by Brian Jeffries (Simonstone) 'Accrington Pipe Band' 



Hyndburn Local History Society

Winter Programme 2016-17

6 October 2016 Charles Jepson (Blackburn): 'The Clarion Cycling Club'


3 November 2016 Mike Clarke (Barnoldswick): 'The Two Hundredth Anniversary of the Leeds Liverpool Canal'


1 December 2016 Dave Joy (Lytham): 'Liverpool Cow Keepers - a Family History'


5 January 2017 Nick Burton (Clitheroe): 'Oliver Cromwell's Northern journey - following in the steps of Oliver Cromwell through Yorkshire and Lancashire'


2 February 2017 Martin Baggoley (Ramsbottom): 'Murders in Victorian East Lancashire'


2 March 2017 Heather Davis (Preston): 'Hidden Histories - Recent discoveries in Lancashire's Heritage'


6 April 2017 AGM at 7pm followed at 7.30pm by 'An evening with Frank Watson (HLHS)'