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Archive Resources

Horwich Heritage holds archive materials under the following subject headings:

  • Census Information
  • Family History
  • Railways and Industry
  • Wartime
  • Religion and Education
  • Sport
  • Waterways
  • People and Families
  • General Information
  • Farms
  • Places, Buildings and Architecture

A full catalogue of archive materials is held in the Heritage Centre. Most reference material such as books, maps and photos are available on instant access. However, some archive material may need to be pre-ordered. Study of documents must be conducted at the Heritage Centre.

For further information please contact plord@sky.com

OPEN DAYS

SATURDAYS 10am - 1pm

July 21st 2018
Horwich: Past, Present & Future

September 8th 2018
Family History / Heritage Weekend

November 10th 2018
100 Yrs Since The End Of World War I

All 'Open Days' Admission - FREE

MONTHLY MEETINGS

TUESDAYS 7.30pm

June 12th 2018
AGM PLUS On The Go Theatre Co & Heritage Quiz

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WHY NOT JOIN US IN OUR 31st YEAR?

This year's programme is turning out to be another good one and the leaflet with the list of speakers & Open Days for the second half of 2016 is now available from the Heritage Centre. Please renew your membership now. If you are not a member why not join? Only £10 for 11 talks.

HORWICH HERITAGE CENTRE is open every weekday 2- 4pm & Saturdays 10 - 12.30pm. It has a shop, shows and sells films about Horwich and has a range of professional exhibitions and displays to delight all the family. Help is also available for family history and other research. ADMISSION IS FREE!

The monthly OPEN DAYS provide additional exhibitions on topics of local interest. Special EXHIBITIONS currently running include: Horwich Loco Works, A Victorian Kitchen, The Way We Were, World War II, Winter Hill Mines & the Turnpike Roads. School Parties and other groups welcome. Contact 847797.