Programme of Forthcoming Events

2017

Sat 11 Mar Visit to Lancashire Archives, Preston


View maps, property details (deeds, sales), wills, school, parish, church and chapel records, roads and bridges, crime etc relating to Tatham and district.
Meet Bentham station 9.25 or Wennington 9.30 for train travel; return from Preston 12.58 or 15.58; or arrange car share. Five minute walk from Preston station to archives.


Please contact Mike Winstanley tel. 21277 to book a place and for further details, travel arrangements etc by WEDNESDAY 8 MARCH.

Sat 8 Jul
2.00pm
SUMMER VISIT 1


Moss Farm, Spout Lane, Wennington
A rare example, of an early Victorian ‘model farm’ designed to incorporate all the new scientific ideas about farming at the time.
Meet at the farm.


Mike Winstanley 015242 21277

Sat 12 Aug
7.30pm
SUMMER VISIT 2


Lowgill and Ivah
Come and learn about new research into Lowgill village and the settlement at Ivah, with John Wilson.
Meet at Lowgill.


Mike Winstanley 015242 21277

Sat 11 Nov
7.30pm
WINTER TALK 1
at St. James the Less church, Lower Tatham


‘The Fosters of Hornby Castle and Black Dyke Mills and the rebuilding of Tatham’s churches in the 1880s’. Mike Winstanley
All welcome.  Light refreshments. Non-members £2.


Mike Winstanley 015242 21277

Sat 25 Nov
7.30pm
WINTER TALK 2
at The Old School, Tatham Fells. Map | Directions


‘The Poor Law in Tatham’ – how the parish used to look after – and pay for – the poor, aged, orphaned and sick. John Wilson
All welcome.  Light refreshments. Non-members £2.


Mike Winstanley 015242 21277

Sat 9 Dec
7.30pm
WINTER TALK 3 & AGM
at The Old School, Tatham Fells. Map | Directions


‘Coin Clippers and Counterfeiters’ – Tatham men’s involvement in a notorious crime in the 17th century. Bronwen Osborne
Preceded by AGM. All welcome.  Light refreshments. Non-members £2.


Mike Winstanley 015242 21277