Welcome to Brindle Historical Society website. Kindly hosted by ITMedics.

Follow this link to an article on Chorley Historical Society website about Ian Whyte, a past chairman of Brindle Historical Society and one of our founding members, who passed away in 2019.

http://www.chorleyhistorysociety.co.uk/nwsvws19/nwsvws1910.htm

Our next meeting with be held on Monday 15th March 2021 at 7.30pm.

This will be a Zoom meeting about

William P Hartley,

Jam Maker & Philanthropist

Rev Keith Richardson will tell us the story of how a 16 year old boy from Colne began what became a famous household name in food production. In addition to producing jam, he also became a great benefactor as his wealth grew.

Members will be receiving further information about the meeting in an email.

For non-members please email brindlehistoricalsociety@outlook.com for further information or to book a place.

 

Take care and stay safe!

            Everyone is welcome – become a member and enjoy a

            discount on every meeting.   An informative talk is

followed by a question and answer session and tea or coffee and

biscuits.

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 https://en-gb.facebook.com/BrindleHistoricalSociety/

Read about the History of Brindle and about the people that have lived here.

Formed in 2002, our Society exists to preserve the history of Brindle, one of the oldest Parishes in Lancashire, dating back to c1190.
Our website features all the latest news from the Society, details of our future meetings and events, information and news articles, and details of the local War Memorials.
As well as finding out about the past, you can read our book reviews and find information about the interesting places in the local area we have visited.

 

 

History of Brindle

Brindle is a small and ancient village set in farmland and bordered by the towns of Preston, Chorley and Blackburn

A Titanic Connection

Second Officer Charles Lightoller was the last Titanic survivor taken aboard Carpathia

Brindle Schoolmaster

In the summer of 1871, a young man set off to make the train journey north to the distant village of Brindle