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  • Pringle WALK

    Pringle Walk The old path around the church defining the ancient oval churchyard, historically known as ‘The Bunks’, has been renamed ‘Pringle Walk’ in honour of our former Chairman. As […]

  • New Museum Display Feb 2019

    The new semi-permanent display in Prestwich Heritage Museum was unveiled on Tuesday 5th February by the Mayor, Jane Black. The display features several aspects of the history of Prestwich and […]

  • New Ian Pringle’s book

    Ian’s latest book, published shortly after his death, is now available from the Publications section of our website. Prestwich from country parish to suburban town. a review of the development […]

  • The Late Ian Pringle

    Ian Pringle 1951 – 2018 It is with great sadness we have to announce the sudden death of our founder chairman and friend Ian Pringle. Ian was well known to […]

  • Spring Programme

    Dear Members, Our programme of events for 2018 begins on Tuesday March 20th at 7.30pm. with a talk from our former Chairman Ian Pringle. Ian will bring us up to […]

  • Dig at Outwood Lodge

    Hi We are planning to return to Philips Park for the weekend of the 10th / 11th March to continue and hopefully finish the work on Outwood Lodge . If […]

  • Peter Roughan’s memories

    PETER ROUGHAN BORN IN ASHFORD, MIDDLESEX IN 1927 WHEN AND WHY DID YOU COME UP TO THIS AREA? My father was a prison warder and he was transferred to Strangeways. […]

  • AGM October 2017

    Prestwich and Whitefield Heritage Society The Society AGM was held on Tuesday 17th October. The Officers reported on the affairs of the Society. The Accounts showed we are still in […]

  • Society Meeting 9th August 2017

    Above : a Smoking Party given by the Wandering Minstrels with Sim Egerton conducting. Our August meeting was on Wednesday August 9th. A talk concerning Seymour Egerton 4th Earl of […]

  • First talk of the new season.

    Prestwich and Whitefield Heritage Society The first meeting of the new programme took place on Wednesday 26th April. The speaker was Joe O’Neill. His topic was ’The Secrets of the […]