Programme of meeting events for 2019 ~ 2020

•  Next Event 

Monday • 13 May 2019

General Meeting followed by Preston & the Peterloo Massacre

Speaker:  Dr Robert Poole



Our meetings usually start at 7.15 pm on the first Monday of each month during the season. The seasonal membership subscription is £12.50 and visitor admission to a single meeting is £3.00.

Monday 13 May 2019

General Meeting followed by Preston and the Peterloo Massacre

Speaker: Dr Robert Poole


Monday 2 September 2019

The Dreadful Murder of Ann Walne at the Joiner’s Arms, Ribchester

Speaker: Sir Peter Openshaw


Monday 7 October 2019

A Ramble Round a Civil War Sampler

Speaker: Dr Trevor Kirkham


Monday 4 November 2019

The Story of Horrockses Fashions at the Harris Museum & Art Gallery

Speaker: Mike Turner


Monday 2 December 2019 

The strategic importance of the River Ribble in the early medieval period

Speaker: Dr Fiona Edmonds


Monday 3 February 2020

A second Waterloo: the Claughton tragedy of January 1827

Speaker: Dr Alan Crosby


Monday 2 March 2020

Shopping in Victorian Preston

Speaker: Stephen Sartin


Monday 6 April 2020 

Viking Voices

Speaker: Paul Atherton


Monday 11 May 2020

General Meeting followed by The Harris Pyx and Lancashire Catholicism

Speaker: Dr Janet Graffius


Please come and join us

For further information please contact the Secretary


2018 Preston Historical Society


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