Latest posts at Monday, July 16th, 2018
- Its our meeting next week the 12th of June at 7.30. Our speaker will be Professor Graeme White, of Chester University. "Was Cheshire Historically a Northern, a Midland or a Welsh-border County ?"
- Our Speaker on tuesday is Michael Murphy is subject is "Dont forget Your ration books2".
- Lots of interest in the First World War.The Memorial Orchard and the Cheshire County Memorial project. The Society has been researching the Soldiers. The Memorial Orchard is posting details of Hartford Soldiers, so we intend to add these Gentlemen to our researchs, if any one has any information our email is firstname.lastname@example.org
- Our speaker on Tuesday will be Mike Royden, Is subject will be " The Home Front in Wirral and Cheshire- during the First World War."
- Here are the pages from the " Oral History" about Weaverham flying Club. The "Oral History" was published by the Society in 2004. We only have a few left. They are on sale at our meetings, we plan to put the book on our website and of course our Weaverham Library has copies. PS our older book " a pictorial History " is already in our Facebook albums.
- Theres loads of talks about the First World war in the next couple of months. There has been great interest in the collection of Winnington photographs in our Archives. There must have been many Women fron Weaverham working at Brunner Mond during the First World War. Have a look at the articles at https://diversenarritives.com/
- photographs from Winnington Works and earlier will be on display at the meeting tommorrow. Theres a lot of them. We will have to split them over a least 2 meetlngs.
- Our next meeting is on tuesday the 13th. Our Speaker will be Dr Mike Nevell. The subject of his talk will be " Rediscovering Roman Northwich." 7.30 at UPAW, former Wallerscote School.
- Our display on Local Writers can be seen for four weeks at Sandiway Library. pop in and have a look. Later in the year it will be at Northwich Library. Sandiway Library has our programmes on their leaflet stand.
- The subject of our talk on Tuesday the 13th of Febuary is the the Duke of Bridgewater, Francis Egerton and how he became involved in Canals, Our Speaker is Bernard Dennis.
There will also be 2 recently discovered account books for the Barrymoore Institute on show.
- Some of you who attended last weeks fascinating talk "DNA and the Vikings" by Professor Stephen Harding of Nottingham University might be interested in this family event by Viking Chester https://www.facebook.com/events/2017332758549356/
- A quick flutter on the 2.30 at Chester and home for tea and a cake.
- Then to Annes cakeshop for some chelsea buns
- Its a fine day in 1995, just right for a stroll along the Northwich Road Shops
- A big attendence at the meeting tonight, Professor Harding was quite stunned. Hope everyone enjoyed themselves, once again thanks everyone for supporting us
- Wishing all our friends a Happy New Year.