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Meeting Date: Third Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm
Meeting Location:
Lecture Room
Chorley Library
Union Street
Chorley

Branch Contacts:
Sheila Gibbons
Branch Secretary
24 The Cedars
Eaves Green
Chorley
PR7 3RH

Tel: 01257 262028
email: chorley@lfhhs.org.uk

LFHHS Chorley Research Centre

Tel 01257 231600
Email
chorleyresearch@lfhhs.org.uk


Branch Link
Chorley Branch Web SiteChorley Branch Web Site
The Chorley Branch has an independent web site
The address is www.lfhhschorleybranch.com

click on the link to the left to visit the site

Branch Events :-
   Forthcoming     All

DateSpeakerSubject 

Tue 20 May 2014Harriet RobertsThe Buried Treasure of James Dixon - A talk based on the unique records of Blackburn orphanage founded by this man who was contemporary of Dr Barnado
Chorley Library

Tue 17 Jun 2014Gordon ReadEdith Rigby - Preston's Suffragette - She founded a school aimed at educating women and girls. She would later become a prominent activist
Chorley Library

Tue 15 Jul 2014Peter ParkThe Piecer's Twopence:- Children's employment in the 19th century. Looking at the legislation and the conditions of children at work
Astley Hall

Tue 19 Aug 2014Out VisitSt Michael and All Angels Church Street, Croston Lancashire PR26 9SH - An ancient church set in a lovely village with a surrounding graveyard.

Tue 16 Sep 2014Carole BanksHaigh Hall & the people who lived there - A brief history of Haigh Hall and the families who have lived there
Chorley Library

Tue 21 Oct 2014Chris and Judy RouseThe Railway Navvy; his working life - Navvy ancestors are notoriously difficult to trace due to the transient nature of their work, but this we hope will give families with navvy ancestors a flavour
Chorley Library

Wed 19 Nov 2014Graham StirrupAnimals at War - Animals have played a vital role in both World Wars, from a parachute dogs to a bear who was a private in an ammunition corp
Chorley Library

Tue 2 Dec 2014Brian HalliwellGolden age of comedy Pt 1 - Learn more about more about those famous music hall and variety comedians
Chorley Library

Tue 20 Jan 2015Dr Mike WinstanleyMarkets to Supermarkets: exploring 200 years of shopping
Chorley Library

Tue 17 Feb 2015Dr Elizabeth RobertsWorking - class attitudes to work in the early 20th century.- An opportunity to listen to historical voices talking about work.
Chorley Library

Tue 17 Mar 2015Richard Ryan A History of Blackpool Illuminations - An opportunity to hear about history of that world renowned Lancashire attraction
Chorley Library


Please note that the programme above may be subject to late change due to circumstances beyond our control and,
where possible, members will be advised of changes.




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