Local History meetings 2017

BECCONSALL U3A LOCAL HISTORY GROUP – PROGRAMME JANUARY – DECEMBER 2017

Unless otherwise advised, all meetings will take place on alternate Mondays from 10am until 11.30am approx in the front Village Hall, Station Road, Hesketh Bank

09/01/2017Poor Laws and Workhouses in the Local Area Ð Vivien Mumford
23/01/2017Graham Iddon - Oral History
06/02/2017Hesketh Bank Amateurs - Vivien Mumford and Members
20/02/2017Origin of Local Place Names - Vivien Mumford and Members
06/03/2017Preston Hero Joseph Livesey, Founder of the Temperance Movement - Vivien Mumford
20/03/2017Greaves Hall - Terry Mason
03/04/2017Oral History - local resident
24/04/2017A [Virtual] Walk Round Tarleton - Vivien Mumford and Members
08/05/2017Smuggling and Black Market Activities in the Area
22/05/2017Trip to Astley Hall - guided tour £4 each
05/06/2017Oral History - local resident
03/07/2017Edith Rigby - The Preston Suffragette - Vivien Mumford
09/07/2017World War II Evacuee Memories - Cynthia Wilcock, Vivien Mumford and Members
17/07/2017Local Pubs - Vivien Mumford and Members
31/07/2017The Tarleton Manor Court - A Dramatization - Members
14/08/2017Lady Margaret Beaufort - Vivien Mumford
04/09/2017Trip to Meols Hall Churchtown - Guided Tour for 25 people £4 each
18/09/2017Rise of Methodism in Lancashire - Vivien Mumford and Members
02/10/2017Effect of Industrial Revolution on Farming Community - speaker to be arranged
16/10/2017Oral History - local resident
30/10/2017Story of the Birkdale Palace Hotel - Vivien Mumford
13/11/2017The Battle of Preston - speaker to be arranged
27/11/2017Oral History - local resident
11/12/2017Christmas Celebration - Members