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Monday, 19 June 2017 at 7.30pm

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

A historical tour of the Leeds Liverpool Canal at the Top Lock

by Brindle Historical Society Member, Bernard Fleming

 Meet at Brindle Community Hall and we will travel to the Top Lock by car.

The tour is suitable for all walking abilities.

            Our meetings are now held every third Monday at 7.30 in

            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.

Our Events for 2017

No meetings in July and August – Excursion to be confirmed

18th September, 7.30pm

Diving into History – the Scuttled Ships of Scapa Flow and the first Royal Yacht 1675 – Boyd Harris

16th October, 7.30pm.

Mass Trespass in Victorian Lancashire – Nick Burton

20th November, 7.30pm

Roman Roads in Lancashire – Dave Ratledge

 

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