Leyland Historical Society

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Leyland Museum

2010 - 2011 Meetings

Where you can find us

News & Views

Our Next Meetings

How to Contact Us

If you have any Family History queries - Please contact here

The Inner Walk

The Outer Walk

Festival Route

Society Photographs


Old Photographs

Publications for Sale

Rail Trips

Chronicle Index

Welcome to the Web Site for the Leyland Historical Society.

Here we intend to place details of our recent meetings, events and research that the members undertake. 

2010 - 2011 Meetings.

This is a list of the current meeting season from the first Monday in September 2010 through the next eleven months up to the Annual General Meeting held on the first Monday in July 2011. Please note that the January meeting is on the second Monday in the month.

Where you can find us.

A map and description of the way to our meeting venue in the Shield Room, Civic Centre, West Paddock, Leyland. 

News & Views.

This is the page on which we place our appeals for information and inform you of any news from the Society. Please contact the chairman with any information.

Our Next Meetings

Here you will find a short preview and details of the next few meetings to be held at the Civic Centre. Other events including rail trips out and Alston Hall nights will also be previewed here.

How to Contact Us

If you would like to contact the Society with any queries or enquires, please double-click on the Leyland Historical Society Heading and send an email to the Chairman or complete the form on this page to send us your queries and comments.

If you have a Family History query please contact the Leyland & Chorley branch of the Lancashire Family History Society by sending an email to  ritaplatt@talktalk.net

NEW - Through the Lanes of Leyland

The Inner Circle. To view the walk around the inside of the town, please click here

The Outer Circle. To view the walk around the bounds of the town, please click here.

VERY NEW - The Festival Route Through Leyland's History

Society Photographs

These record the events that the Society take part in and special events at our meetings. 

Old Photographs

Here you will find a small but soon to be larger selection of old photographs of Leyland. We are happy to receive requests for specific pictures. We hope to be able to produce a CD Rom of old photos shortly. If there are photographs held by yourselves, which you could add to the collection, please email the Chairman at peter@houghton59.fsnet.co.uk.

Publications for Sale

On this page is listed the number of publications that the Society currently have for sale and details of how to purchase them.

Rail Trips

Photographs and reports of our trips around Lancashire and occasionally Yorkshire.

Chronicle Index

This is the Index of the Lailand Chronicle, which has been produced by the Society at least yearly since 1970. The current edition, No 55 for 2009 - 2010 has just been published. If you require a copy of all the articles, purchase the CD covering the first 50 editions of the Chronicle, nos 51 -54 being still available . 

               This The Lancashire Webring site owned by Leyland Historical Society

                                                               Peter Houghton.

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