Welcome to BRINDLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY website
A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OUR MEMBERS AND VISITORS.
We again have a varied programme of talks for the year (see below) including Heraldry, Edmund Arrowsmith, Tithe maps, Shopping, Railways, Art Deco. Lancashire’s Mosslands, the Timeline of Brindle’s Landmarks and Historical Bingo, beginning on…….
Monday 25th January at 7.30pm.
We welcome our own Dr Kathy Whyte to talk to us about Tithe Maps and Schedules with reference to Brindle. It is hoped to have a copy of Brindle’s map and schedule showing detailed landholdings etc., field by field.
All welcome. Members free, visitors £3 on the door.
Our meetings are held every fourth 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.
Brindle Historical Society Programme of Events for 2016
25th January, 7.30pm
Brindle Tithe Map and Schedule – Dr Kathy Whyte
22nd February, 7.30pm
A G M – a short meeting, followed by Historical Bingo Quiz
28th March, 7.30pm
The History of Art Deco – Keith Hicks
25th April, 7.30pm
The Mosslands of Lancashire – Dr Bill Shannon
23rd May, 7.30pm
200 years of Shopping – Dr Mike Winstanley
27th June, 7.30pm
Heraldry – with a local perspective – Tony Consadine
No meetings in July and August – Excursion TBC
26th September, 7.30pm
Edmund Arrowsmith – Vera Proctor et al
24th October, 7.30pm.
The Impact of the Railways – John Elwood
28th November, 7.30pm
Co-ordinating Brindle Landmarks in Time – Bernard Fleming
All meetings are held in Brindle Community Hall at 7.30pm. (PR6 8NH)
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