The Society aims to promote and assist the expansion of knowledge of our local area. We hold regular Monthly meetings which are open to all. The next meeting is detailed on this page but the full list of meetings is available here.
GPS - postcode OL15 8AF
We also have an extensive archive of historical records, books and pictures both from the 20th Century and earlier as well as more recent times including members research. This website includes details of archaeological excavations. For Roman sites look here and industrial sites check out Cleggswood Colliery, Whittaker Brickworks and Starring Brickworks. Our archive also includes much information on local churches and chapels including many of the latter which have been lost. We have also information on early social movements etc as well as local history. For more details on specific researches you can contact us.
Membership and Joining
You can join the Society either at our meetings or at the History Centre. You can also contact our treasure by phone 01706 377685 or by email. Membership is £12 pa for Adults or £8 pa for Concessionary members. Premium membership is £35 pa which offers free access to all meetings and has particular benefits for the Society.
|Romans in Littleborough|
|Blackstone Edge Roman Road|
|Map of Coal Mines and Brick, Tile and Pipe Works|
|E Shackleton - Coal trader|
|Starring Clay and Coal Mine|