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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 us.

OPEN DAYS

SATURDAYS 10am - 1pm

July 20th 2019
On Our Doorstep: The West Pennine Moors

August 31st 2019
Garden Party

September 7th 2019
80 Years Since The Start Of WWII

September 21st 2019
Trip To York

FAMILY HISTORY SESSIONS
Start 9th September 10am - 12 noon

All Open Days Are
ADMISSION FREE

MONTHLY MEETINGS

TUESDAYS 7.30pm

July 9th 2019
Steve Gill - The History of Family Photography

August 13th 2019
Mark Olly - Crystal Skulls and Human Heads

September 10th 2019
David Kaye - The C.H.A.R.M. of Rivington

October 8th 2019
John Clayton - My Work with Radio Lancashire

November 12th 2019
Sheila Dale - The Eddie Stobart Story

December 3rd 2019
Christmas Entertainment - Pauline Barton


Rivington Terraced Gardens

Events Calendar 2019 - Click Here >


MEMBERSHIPS

Membership: £10 per annum
Non-Members: £2 per meeeting

CONTACTS

General Enquiries: 01204 847797
Membership: 01204 695737
Programme: 01204 692930
Family History: 01204 460010

Latest News

 

WHY NOT JOIN US IN OUR 34th YEAR?

This year's programme is turning out to be another good one and the leaflet with the list of speakers & Open Days for 2019 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.