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Page updated on 17/5/18


History Groups
Family History: Each month, a member of the group gives a talk or leads a discussion on a topic related to family history. There are occasional, separate meetings held for beginners. All levels of expertise/interest welcome. Meet on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 10:00am.
Contact: Hilary Watmough (01244-326285)
History: This year the topics are Anglo Saxon and Stuart England. Programme for the year to be decided at the October meeting. We meet at All Saints Church 4th Thursday in the month 10.30-12.30
Contact: (01244-373189)
Industrial Heritage 1: Members organise visits to former industrial sites, eg quarries, tramways, workplaces and museums linked with manufacturing. An ability to walk up to 4 miles over rough terrain is required; boots are an advantage. The group meets in Caldy Valley Neighbourhood Centre car park and shares cars. A packed lunch is needed. Meet on the 3rd Friday each month. Click here for photos and reports from some of the Group's visits.
Contact: Margaret Hodson (01244-677816)
Industrial Heritage 3: We visit working and former locations linked to industry. Some sites will require the ability to walk a considerable distance over rough terrain, suitable clothing and stout walking shoes or boots are needed. Visits last all day and we take a packed lunch. We meet in Caldy Valley Neighbourhood Centre car park on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 9.30, and share cars.
Contact: Sheila Young (01244-382529)
Local History: Meets in the upstairs room at the Wesley Methodist Hall, St. John Street on the first Thursday in the month, 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Subjects are mostly local, mostly history, always social and there is tea, coffee, biscuits and/or cake. The charge is £1 because we pay rent for the room.
Contact: Kay Hall-Wilton (0151-339-5437)