Welcome to BRINDLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY website

Our next date for your diaries is

Monday 28th April at 7.30pm

The History and archaeology of Ingleborough.

Dr D Johnson

 

AND WE’VE NOW FINALISED ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE SUMMER OUTING

 Saturday 7th June 2014

 

SHUGBOROUGH and the NATIONAL ARBORETUM

 

All are welcome to join us for our annual day out to visit both of these fascinating sites.

 

A coach will take us first to Shugborough, where you can enjoy a tour of the hall and gardens. We will go on to the Arboretum and spend time there before returning to Brindle.

 

Reservations are now being taken.

See the booking form under the ‘Contact us’  tab.

Cost of the coach will be £15 (or £14 for members of the Society)

Shugborough entrance is discounted at £6 for National Trust members or £10.50 for non members.

Entry to the Arboretum is free.

 

 

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