Welcome to BRINDLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY website

IT’S TIME FOR OUR SUMMER BREAK,

BUT ……

 

WE’LL SEE YOU ALL ON SEPTEMBER 22nd

Roger Barnes will tell us all about the impact of Peter Todd on the Lower Lane community of Wheelton with a talk entitled….

‘He rejoiced to see them comfortable.’

Curious? ……. Come along and find out what it’s all about.

 

SPECIAL  OFFER

‘3 for 2’ part year memberships available.

JOIN FOR THE FINAL THREE MEETINGS OF THIS YEAR AND PAY FOR ONLY TWO.

 

September 22nd – Roger Barnes – ‘He rejoiced to see them comfortable.’

October 27th – The ‘Constant Mary’ waterwheel system, Read and Simonstone.

November 24th – The Lancashire Witches of 1612 – Dr. Robert Poole.

 

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.

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