2019 Local History Programme

Salford U3A Local History programme 2019
Eccles Gateway, alternate Wednesdays, 1.30-3.30 pm
Convenor: Christine Whitefoot    789 1178.
Date name subject
02-Jan holiday
16-Jan Mark Child James Brindley (venue: St Andrew’s church
Hall, Chadwick Rd)
23-Jan Christmas lunch Alberts (2 courses £12.50) 12.00noon
30-Jan mill historians mill histories
13-Feb Brian Briggs (guest speaker) Gallipoli
27-Feb Sheila Thomas Swinton Lions Rugby Club
13-Mar Hazel and Marlene Walker Stories of Lancashire mill girls
27-Mar Irene Barlow Church St Eccles
10-Apr George Waterhouse Salford Breweries
24-Apr Chistine Whitefoot Pendlebury riots
08-May David Roberts Manchester Engineers
22-May Andrew Scutt Peterloo
05-Jun David Pease Building of the Ship Canal
19-Jun Dr Mike Neville ‘History and Archaeology of New Bailey Prison’
03-Jul outing
17-Jul Rick McGarry James Brent: Superintendent of
Police 1825-1901
31-Jul Barbara Briggs and Andrew Scutt Eccles Cinemas
14-Aug holiday
28-Aug holiday
11-Sep Barbara Ashe People behind Ellesmere Park street names
25-Sep Christine Whitefoot The Clifton Hall Disaster
09-Oct outing
23-Oct Brenda and Margaret Carr Tug Barges and Me
06-Nov Anne McGarry Life and work at Grenada TV during 1959-1966 ‘
20-Nov George Waterhouse Salford Bridges
04-Dec Dr Michael Nevell (invited speaker) Worsley Delph and the Bridgewater Canal
19-Dec holiday



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