Diary Dates: January 2018

Ashopton VillageThe viaduct at Ashopton, the village was flooded to make way for a reservoir, the Ladybower Reservoir. Here in the process of being demolished in the early 1940's.

Tuesday 2nd January


Furness Vale History Society

All meetings are held at Furness Vale Community Centre, Yeardsley Lane, behind the Imperial Palace Restaurant. Doors open 7pm for a 7.30 start. Admission is £1.50 including refreshments or £1 for members.


Wednesday 3rd January

'The Shrigley Abduction’ - Neil Mullineux

Poynton Local History Society

Meetings take place at 7:30pm pm at St Paul’s School, Marley Road, Poynton. SK12 1LY SK12 1LY

Visitors welcome at £2 per evening. Annual Membership £10.

Contact Number 01625 875336


Details on the Cheshire Local History Association website


Tuesday 9th January

'Abel Heywood, Mayor of Manchester' – Joanna Williams

Altrincham History Society

Starting 7.30pm. Meetings are held at Altrincham Town Hall, Market Street, Altrincham WA14 1PG, in the Old Council Chamber, on the first floor (lift available). Altrincham History Society


Wednesday 10th January

'Reads and sings beautifully… very defective”. Mary Dendy and the Sandlebridge Schools’' – Claire Moores

Wilmslow Historical Society

Following tea/coffee and biscuits at 7:15pm, lectures usually start at 7:45 pm in St. Bartholomew’s Parish Hall, Chancel Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 4AA. http://www.cheshirehistory.org.uk/wilmslow-hs.html


Friday 12th January

'Treasures and Trash’ - Janice Reading

Macclesfield History Society

Meetings take place at 7.45 pm at the Library, Jordangate(Brunswick Street entrance).
Annual Membership Fee: £7 (Full-time students are free) Visitor Fee: £3


Details on the Cheshire Local History Association website


Friday 12th January

'The Bamford Dams' - Keith Blood

New Mills Local History Society

Meetings are held in New Mills Town Hall,(SK22 4AT) starting at 7:45pm.

Visitors are welcome (£1-00) and refreshments are available at the end of the meeting.

Details on the New Mills Local History Society website


Monday 15th January

'Arkwright's Shudehill Mill' - Ian Miller

Marple Local History Society

Doors open 7:15pm ready for the meeting at 7:45. Visitors are welcome to attend at a cost of £3. more details of meetings and this talk are on this site