Archive: Local History 2022

2022 programme

12 JanChristmas meal at George’s in Worsley
26 JanRick McGarryLocal explosions
9 FebMark ChildThe Bridgewater Estates
23 FebAlan CorbettWalkden Textile Mills
9 MarSheila Thomas
Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee
23 MarDavid RoughleyA whistle-stop tour of Manchester City Centre
5 AprAndy ScuttFull-day outing to Avro Heritage Museum
and Bramhall Hall
(Note: this outing is on a Tuesday)
20 AprHazel Walker and
Marlene Walker
Mavis Hermione Sapple:
a Salford childhood
4 MayAnne McGarrySuffragists and Suffragettes
in Manchester and Salford
18 MayDavid Astbury
(guest lecturer)

Prince Albert: Consort and Manchester Man
1 JunPaul SherlockThe roots of Salford’s Mayoralty
15 JunGeorge WaterhouseHistory of the County Palatinate in early maps
29 JunAlan CorbettEccles cakes, wakes and guisings
13 JulAndy Scutt
Full day outing to Saltaire
27 JulBetty Baker and Anne McGarryLancashire at war
10 AugNo meeting
24 AugNo meeting
7 SepMark Child
James Nasmyth
21 SepSheila ThomasA walk along Deansgate
5 OctMary McBride
William Cowherd: a vegetarian pioneer
19 OctAndy ScuttManchester Streets and Manchester Men
Sat 29 Oct10:00-16:00 Local Histories Festival at Fletcher Hall, Swinton
2 NovHugh JonesA paranumismatic ramble around Salford and Manchester
16 NovAmos Millington
Manchester Cathedral and a history of its environs
30 NovDavid PeaseA famous opera singer died in Manchester?
14 DecDavid RoughleyA trip down Memory Lane, 1936 – 1957, looking at how music and dance evolved over those 21 years

2021 programme