Welcome to Brindle Historical Society website. Kindly hosted by ITMedics.
Monday 20th March 2017 at 7.30pm
Brindle Community Hall, Water Street, Brindle PR6 8NH
History of Hoghton Tower
by Hoghton Tower’s Head Guide, Richard Roberts
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
17th April, 7.30pm
Liverpool Cowkeepers – David Joy
15th May, 7.30pm
A Visit to St Joseph’s Church – Darren Cranshaw (TBC)
19th June, 7.30pm
Canal History Walk around Top Lock – Bernard Fleming
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.
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