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.


Our next meeting will be held on Monday 20th June at 7.30pm.

A talk by Christopher Robson on Waring and Gillows


 A talk about Waring and Gillow’s, the furniture manufacturers, and James Williamson, who mass
produced linoleum, in Lancaster

  Gillows of Lancaster & Waring & Gillows Furniture - Antiques World

This will be at Brindle Community Hall, Water Street, Brindle.


For further information please email


After the summer break, our next meeting will be on Monday 19th September. This History of the Mill Barn, Samlesbury by Chris Mortimer

Entry is free for members or £3 for non-members.

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


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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