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Monday 17th September 2018

Mesopotamia – The Forgotten Front in WW1

and why it’s important today

an informative talk by Bill Brierley

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 Our meetings are held every third Monday at 7.30

and are held at 

            Brindle Community Hall, Water Street, Brindle, PR6 8NH 

            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.

 

Trip to Quarry Bank Mill, Styal, Cheshire

on Saturday 22nd September 2018

Meeting at Quarry Bank Mill at 10.30am

For National Trust members there is no charge but for

non-National Trust members the cost of the trip is £17.10 for adults, £10 for children and under 5’s are free.

For further information please contact Kathy Whyte by email on kathy.whyte1@gmail.com or complete and return

the booking form here – BHS trip 2018

 

The October meeting will be held on 15th October 2018 and this will be a talk on James 1st of England and 6th of Scotland by Barbara Williams.

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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