Welcome to BRINDLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY website
Our next date for your diaries is
Monday 28th April at 7.30pm
The History and archaeology of Ingleborough.
Dr D Johnson
AND WE’VE NOW FINALISED ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE SUMMER OUTING
Saturday 7th June 2014
SHUGBOROUGH and the NATIONAL ARBORETUM
All are welcome to join us for our annual day out to visit both of these fascinating sites.
A coach will take us first to Shugborough, where you can enjoy a tour of the hall and gardens. We will go on to the Arboretum and spend time there before returning to Brindle.
Reservations are now being taken.
See the booking form under the ‘Contact us’ tab.
Cost of the coach will be £15 (or £14 for members of the Society)
Shugborough entrance is discounted at £6 for National Trust members or £10.50 for non members.
Entry to the Arboretum is free.
Go to our NEWS page for full details and to find out more about OUR YEAR’S PROGRAMME OF TALKS
Read about the History of Brindle and about the people that have lived here.
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
In the summer of 1871, a young man set off to make the train journey north to the distant village of Brindle