2018 Local History Programme

Salford U3A Local History programme 2018
Eccles Gateway, alternate Wednesdays, 1.30-3.30 pm

*    indicates space limited to pre August 2017 members

Convenor: Christine Whitefoot   789 1178.
Date name subject
03-Jan Mark Child John Dalton
10-Jan Christmas lunch Albert’s, East Lancs Rd/ Kildare St, 12.30pm
17-Jan round table All
31-Jan Rick McGarry Cross Lane
14-Feb George Waterhouse Irlams O’ Th’ Heights
28-Feb Betty Baker History of Monton Unitarian Church*
14-Mar Hazel Walker and Marlene Walker Tales of Manchester Jewry*
28-Mar Alan Corbett Lancs United Transport/South Lancs Tramways*
11-Apr Chris Whitefoot Victorian Worsley
25-Apr Andrew Scutt Victoria Baths
09-May Sheila Thomas Eccles Rugby Union Club*
23-May Rick McGarry Electricity in Manchester*
06-Jun researchers researching cotton/silk mill biographies
20-Jun Mark Child Yorkshire and Lancashire railway
04-Jul outing Transport Museum & Portico Library
18-Jul Barbara Briggs and Andrew Scutt Patricroft Methodist Church*
01-Aug holiday
15-Aug holiday
29-Aug holiday
12-Sep roundtable
26-Sep Anne McGarry Notable Salford Families*
10-Oct George Waterhouse Archeology in Salford*
24-Oct Outing East Lancs Railway, 13.00 train from Bury, lunch beforehand*.
07-Nov Brenda and Margaret Carr Lancaster Canal
21-Nov Film “Cup Fever”
05-Dec Chris Whitefoot Pilkington’s Tile Factory*
19-Dec holiday



Salford U3A Local History programme 2017
Eccles Gateway,     alternate Wednesdays,     1.30-3.30 pm
Convenor: Christine Whitefoot   789 1178.
Date name subject
04-Jan Mark Child AVRO Aircraft company
18-Jan christmas lunch Alberts, East Lancs/Kildare Rd 12.30
01-Feb Rick McGarry Belle Vue
15-Feb All For better or worse Salford Memories 1938-1945 (NR)
01-Mar George Waterhouse Bury and Bolton Canal
15-Mar Barend Anthon Growing up in Salford 1919-1938 (NR)
29-Mar Marlene Walker/Hazel walker round table
12-Apr Pam Nuttall Early Salford MPs
26-Apr Mark Child Yorkshire and Lancashire Railway
10-May Irene Barlow A History of Eccles Pubs (NR)
24-May Alan Corbett Walkden History
07-Jun local outing Rochdale Town Hall & the Co-op museum
21-Jun George Waterhouse James Joule: Salford’s famous scientist
05-Jul Chris Whitefoot Agecroft Hall
19-Jul Andrew Scutt 1857 Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition
01-Aug holiday
15-Aug holiday
29-Aug holiday
13-Sep Margaret and Brenda Carr Walking a Canal
27-Sep Outing Stockport visit: Hat museum/Staircase House/Shelters
11-Oct Ann Perry/Pat Edge Salford Workhouses
25-Oct Anne McGarry 19th century Life and Work in the Cotton Towns around Manchester
08-Nov David Pease Mark Addy
22-Nov Don Lingard Manchester Blitz
06-Dec Mark Child & Marlene Walker Ellesmeres in the Holy Land
20-Dec holiday