Salford Local History Society
    PREVIOUS TALKS 

     Entertainment from Bernie Shaw & the Strummalongs

    Manchester Docks to Salford Quays - David George

    The Work & History of Salford Lads Club - Les Holmes

    The Basque Children in Salford & Eccles, 1937 - Claire Hignett

    The Origins of Street Names - Peter Watson

    Crippledom in Victorian Salford - Dr Peter Mohr  

    Still Leaning on a Lamppost [the life & times of George Formby] - Brian Hallworth

    Reminiscing, with objects from the Museum's Collections - Naomi Lewis

    A History of Salford Museum & Art Gallery - Ceri Horrocks

    The Canal  Below the City Streets - the Rochdale Canal - David George
                                             
    The History of Trafford Park - Paul Callaghan                                                                   

    The Story of Worsley Green - John Aldred

    Still Leaning on a Lamppost [the life & times of George Formby] - Brian Hallworth

    Reminiscing, with objects from the Museum's Collections - Naomi Lewis

    A history of Salford Museum & Art Gallery - Ceri Horrocks

    Three Transformations in Salford - Derek Antrobus

    Down Forget -me-not  Lane [Part 2] - Brian Hallworth

    Pilkington's Royal Lancastrian Pottery - Barry & Angela Corbett

    All Things Bright and Beautiful - Margaret Curry

    The Origins of Surnames - Peter Watson
                        
    The History of Trafford Park - David George

    Photographic Reminiscences - Don Rainger.

    The Salford Lancaster’s Last Flight - John Cook

    The River Irwell and Salford Junction Canal - David George.

    Restoration of Historic Plasterwork - Malcolm Uttley.

    The Origin of Place Names - Peter Watson

    More of Kersal Moor - Alice Searle

    Life in the Workhouse - Naomi Lewis

    The Trials of the Pendle Witches - A Not Guilty Verdict - John Doughty.

    John Gilbert - Not Just a Pub in Worsley - John Aldred.

    Medals and Tokens of Bolton, part three -Cliff Stockton.
                                                       
    The People in Weaste Cemetery - Pete Kilvert.

    Central Manchester - Margaret Curry.

    Love on the Dole - Chris Carson

    Curiouser and Curiouser - Margaret Curry.
    Some of the oddities in the countryside. From the bizarre or unusual to the downright gruesome.

    A Mother's War - The Wartime Diaries of Meg Brimelow. - Lesley Munro

    Medals and Tokens of Bolton. Part Two. - Cliff Stockton

    Building the Big Ditch - Glen Atkinson.
    The story of the building of the Manchester Ship Canal and Salford Docks

    A walk in Manchester c1800 - 1850 - Ed Milius.

    Aviation Around Manchester. - David George.

    Children Working in Mines and the Clifton Hall Mining Disaster. - John Cook

    Medals and Tokens of Bolton. Part Two. - Cliff Stockton

    The Story of Worsley Green. - From green fields to industrial landscape, with fountain and clock. to a desirable place to live. -John Aldred.

    Salford's Scheduled Ancient Monuments and an Update on the Historic Halls of Salford. - Joe Martin. .

    Manchester Cotton Mills - An illustrated talk by David George.

    The Visit of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show to Salford, - 1887-1878. John Aldred

    Through Glass Brightly - An illustrated talk by Margaret Curry, revealing the beautiful and the unexpected in English stained glass windows.

    The History of Ordsall Hall and its Former Occupants.

    Small Businesses in Lancashire 1760 -1820 - Professor Hannah Barker or Dr Jane Hamlett.

    History of Hat Making - Stephanie Murfin

    A Tale of Two Cities - An illustrated talk on the histories of Salford and Manchester over 2000 years. - Margaret Curry

    The History of the Lancashire Fusiliers Museum at Bury - Mike Glover.

    Hugh Stowell - A talk by Cllr Derek Antrobus

    North Country Folklore - Peter Watson. 

    Building Barton's Bridges - Glen Atkinson.

    Liverpool Road Station - Oldest in the World. - David George.

    Beatrice Potter Pt 1, Industrial Inheritance - Margaret Curry.

    Beatrice Potter Pt 2, Lakeland Legacy.

    Medicine and Magic - Peter Watson

    Salford's 32 Listed Churches - Joe Martin.

    The Battle of Bexley Square - Veronica Trick.

    Abandon Hope - Life in the Workhouse Peter Watson.

    Engineering Around Manchester - David George

    Lancashire Landscapes - Terry Perkins.

    Salford's Victorian Cellar Dwellings - Sandra Hayton

    History of Kersal Moor - Alice Searle.

    Retracing Salford - Lawrence Cassidy

    The Leeds to Liverpool Canal - David George.

    Fresh Air and Fun - Debbie Yates

    The Language of Auld Lang Syne in the 20th century - Dr M. R. Scott

    News A Gent - Stephen Sanders

    Salford in Literature - Frances Piper

    The History of Brass Bands in the North of England - Stephen Etheridge

    The Lore of Birth, Death and the Household - Peter Watson

    A Tasted of Honey - Naomi Lewis

    More Photographic Reminiscences - Don Rainger

    Dunham Massey Cheshire, The House, Family, Royal Connections, Power, Romance  and Scandal. - Peter Braun.

    The Local Co-op - Debbie Yates.

    A Trip Down Salford's Memory Lane, with Imps and Izal and Tripe and Trotters - Brian Carline.

    The Irwell valley Mining Project, including Pendleton and Pendlebury Pits.- Paul Kelly

    Down Forget-Me-Not Lane 1939 - 1945 - Brian Hallworth.

     The Irwell valley Mining Project, including Pendleton and Pendlebury Pits.- Paul Kelly.

    Down Forget-Me-Not Lane 1939 - 1945 - Brian Hallworth.

    Policing Salford's Drunken Women 1870 1880 - Craig Stafford.

    Brian Carline -Dolly Blue & Izal.

    A Peck of Dirt- Part 1 - Hazards of the Home Environment - Peter  Watson

     'Thomas Blood & his tenuous links to Salford'. -Debbie Yates 

    A Peck of Dirt- Part 2 -Hazards of the Home Environment - Peter Watson. 

    Salford's Hippies- Peace, Love & the Bible Christians - Derek Antrobus

    Murders in 19th Century Salford - Martin Baggoley

    Moses Holden - Astronomer, Lecturer & Methodist Evangelist - Steve Halliwell

    The History of the Banjo- Bernie Shaw

    The Radclyffe Bed - Caroline Storr

     Remember Your School Days - Naomi Lewis

    Recent Archaeological Digs in Salford - Mike Nevell

    A Peck of Dirt- Part 1 - Hazards of the Home Environment - Peter  Watson

    'Thomas Blood & his tenuous links to Salford'. -Debbie Yates 

    Salford's Hippies- Peace, Love & the Bible Christians - Derek Antrobus  Murders in 19th Century Salford - Martin Baggoley
    Moses Holden - Astronomer, Lecturer &Methodist Evangelist - Steve Halliwell
    Down Forget -Me- Not Lane - part 3 - Brian Hallworth
    Remember Your School Days - Naomi Lewis


    Regent Road Barracks - Rosemary Swift
    David George – Manchester Docks to Salford Quays 

     Les Holmes - The Work & History of Salford Lads Club

     Claire Hignett – The Basque Children in Salford & Eccles, 1937

     Peter Watson – The Origins of Street Names

     Dr Peter Mohr – Crippledom in Victorian Salford

    Nick Davies – Stories from the Streets – Walking in Salford