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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 November at 7.30pm.

Coal Mining in Lancashire, the photographic record by Alan Davies

This talk will explore the photographic record of the Lancashire coal industry from the arrival of photography to the latest explorations of opencast sites. The deep mines have now all closed but the process of photographic documentation of the former coalfield continues, with mine explorers digitally documenting their findings (secretly) in old drift workings.

Coal Mining in Lancashire & Cheshire eBook : Davies, Alan: Amazon.co.uk:  Books

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

For further information please email


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


There is no meeting in December.

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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