Latest posts at Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
- A quick reminder for our meeting tomorrow at UPAW, Wallerscote School, Dr Diana Leitch will be giving a talk on the Chemical Industry in Runcorn, Widnes and Northwich. The photos come from a seies of albums just received by the Chester Records Office
- Weaverham pictures
- The book is free, see article for details
- That would keep the Baby asleep, learn more about medicine in Manchester with Pauline Llyod s "Kill or cure" at our meeting at UPAW ) Wallerscote School) tommorrow at 7.30 pm.
- Ever watch time team, nows the time to get hands on, Details of the dig and events at Ollershaw works, There are the remains of four pre 1890 salt pans and a wharf to be excavated the dig will be just over the Canal from the Lion salt works Museum. Note the traing day, places are limited.
- Wesleyan Church, Forest St, built in 1878. The Architect was Edmund Kirby of Liverpool, he had worked with John Douglas from Cuddington and Chester, The Builder was Mr Forster from Weaverham, The Church is now being converted to a nursery.
- Vanessa Oakden, the Portable Antiquities Scheme Finds Liaison Office for Cheshire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside will be telling us about the Knutsford Hoard.
- Dr Diana Leitch MBE telling us all about the chemical industry in Runcorn and Widnes with additional references to Northwich.
- Pauline Lloyd will be telling us about healthcare in Manchester from Georgian times, Manchester's first infirmary being founded in 1752, to the present day. Discover the medic with the mummy, the maternity home in a pub, a nursing heroine, the doctor who penned a thesaurus and John Dalton's opinion of medical students!
- This month Elizabeth Royles from the Grosvenor Museum in Chester will be telling us about pre-Roman Cheshire.
- Cheshire before the Romans is the Subject of our talk on Tuesday 7.30 at UPAW [ Wallerscote School with Elizabeth Montgomery of the Grosvenor Museum. Our talks tend to be based around an hour,
- Some pictures taken on our visit to what was formerly called the Boat Museum in Ellesmere Port.
- Posted by a Friend in a sign found Weaverham, I wonder if someone is having their house built over the shelter. Wonder what the special instructions could have been. There may be a connection to a Mister Harry Brown.
- A free talk on Thursday the 6th at the Groundworks offices at 7.00 pm by Dr Mike Nevill of Salford uni on quarrying and mining in Cheshire contact Caroline on email@example.com or ring 01606723160.
The venue is sited at the old Yarwoods shipyard, opposite Hobsons printers in Navigation Road castle Northwich, there is parking.
- Spring has sprung, In times past the hedgerows of Weaverham would have been full of damsons.
- Our Next meeting is on Tuesday the 14th of March. Dr. Simom La Fenais will be speaking on "Charles Darwin", It is also the AGM.
- Its good to see the Hanging Gate opening again, Historic Buildings need to be in use.
- Weaverham High St, the Ladies of Weaverham have certainly taken to the bycycle, What are they all waiting for, The absence of Chilren may be a clue, but why wait in the High Street?