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  • Crisis AGM – Please attend

    Prestwich and Whitefield Heritage Society. Make or break AGM. With declining membership and lower numbers at meetings, Prestwich and Whitefield Heritage Society has come to a cross roads. It also […]

  • Peterloo

    Hi all,   Cheetham and Crumpsall heritage Society are organising a walk into town along the Peterloo protestors route.   Martin Gittins is organising it. He has a small group […]

  • Jack’s memorials

      Jack Wilson Barrett. 1946-2015 We are still missing Jack after his sudden and unexpected death last September. He has left a huge hole in the Society which is proving […]

  • Radcliffe Hall Talk 17th February 2016

    The Society’s new programme began on 17th February with an excellent talk from Carol Kemp of Radcliffe Heritage Society. Her topic was “Digging and delving at Radcliffe Hall”. Radcliffe Hall […]

  • Christmas Buffet 2015

    Prestwich and Whitefield Heritage Society The annual Christmas Buffet took place on Saturday 12th December at the Church Inn in Prestwich. The members met for pre-lunch drinks and then had […]

  • Next Talk : The Kingfisher Trail

    The Kingfisher Trail The Heritage Society meeting on Weds 18th November is about the new Kingfisher Trail. The 11-mile route follows the path of an old nature trail alongside the […]

  • Society AGM 2015

    Heritage Society AGM is on Wednesday 21st October at 7.30 pm at the Church Inn, Prestwich. All members should try to attend. We need a Chairman and a Secretary so […]

  • Jack Barrett’s Funeral

    Jack’s funeral … 1.00 pm Wednesday 30th September at Agecroft Cemetery   and afterwards at the Church Inn, Prestwich

  • Heritage Weekend Saturday 12th September 2015

    The weekend of the 12th -13th September is Heritage Weekend. Prestwich and Whitefield Heritage Society are providing two guided tours / explanations of the Prestwich Timeline. The tours will take […]

  • A Prestwich Slave Owner

    A Prestwich Slave Owner Sedgley Hall in 1830 In 1833 Parliament abolished Slavery in the British Colonies. Slave owners were lavishly compensated – £20 million was set aside to buy […]