Longridge & District Local History Society 2022 Meeting Dates/Speakers

Date     Speaker     Topic
20th January  Stuart & Anita Kellington Exploring Orkney
17th February David Blake   Golden Sounds for the Silver Screen
3rd March  Annual Dinner and Dr Benda Fox  A talk by the speaker about her books on Longridge & District
17th March AGM and Dr Alan Crosby  Tracing my grandfather: a life of secrets, drama, disappearance and discovery: George Crichton Stuart Crosby 1893-1959
21st April Dr Nicholas Radburn   The Atlantic slave trade and the port of Lancaster        
19th May  Emeritus Prof. Geoff Timmins Chimney pots and chamber pots: Working-class housing in 19th century Lancashire 
16th June  Jennifer Ray  Fantastic Fylde Coast Piers  


Welcome to the website of Longridge and District Local History Society.

The Society was founded over 40 years ago and provides a wide range of speakers on topics covering local history as well as topics of wider interest.

    Our meetings are friendly and informal, Guests and new members are always welcome.

The Society works closely with the Longridge Heritage Centre Trust and a number of our documents and photographs have been loaned to and managed by the Trust to make them available to the wider public at the Heritage Centre and online in the Town Archive.


Longridge & District Local History Society is a member of the Lancashire Local History Federation.

 e-mail: chairman@ldlhs.org.uk

Visitors and Guests are welcome to come along to our meetings, usually held on the 1st and/or 3rd Thursdays of the month from September to June in the Centenary Room at St Paul's Church,

Starting at 7:30pm. £2.50 for non-members includes light refreshments.