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20th Century Vox: Bolton
This was a two year project organised by volunteers from a range of community groups funded by The Local Heritage Initiative ...
Ambleside Oral History Archive
Ambleside Oral History Group commenced recording in 1976 and has created an archive of over 300 interviews, on almost every ...
The Group and volunteers aim to complete a recording of the memorial inscriptions in Arlecdon Churchyard, and then produce a ...
Armitt Library and Museum
The Armitt has a superb collection of books and manuscripts, drawings and paintings, memorabilia and archaeological objects relating to Beatrix ...
Bacup Natural History Society
Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878. We have a collection of over 4,000 photographs and slides along with ...
Bolton Worktown Collection
The Worktown Archive is a unique historical document of everyday life in Bolton and also was the first Mass Observation ...
Channel Island Evacuees in Bury and Tottington, 1940-1945
From 1940 evacuees came to Bury, owning only what they had in their suitcase, to make a new home for ...
Cheshire Military Museum Archive
The extensive archives of Cheshire Military Museum are open to the public on the first Saturday of each month, by appointment ...
Chorley Heritage Centre Support Group
The group was established in 2011 with the primary aim of establishing a heritage centre at the heart of Chorley. ...
Chorley Pals Memorial
The Chorley Pals Memorial is a registered charity, formed in 2007 by local historian and author, Steve Williams, and Lindsay ...
‘Chorley Remembers’ is a heritage project based in the Lancashire market town of Chorley (population 108,000). Devised and managed by the ...
Cockermouth Heritage Group
Our group was formed in 1992 with the intention of establishing a town museum within the local Kirkgate Centre. Because the ...
Community Project on WW2 Evacuation
Since 2008 I have been uncovering the story of the Evacuation from the Channel Islands – the only part of ...
Cottontown: Blackburn with Darwen
The “Cotton Town” website and digital archive tells the story of a manufacturing process that started in isolated cottages on ...
Cruel Sea Reminiscence Project
The Cruel Sea was a major reminiscence project recording the memories and experiences of Liverpool’s World War II Merchant Navy ...
Cumbrian Manorial Records
This is a truly fascinating and informative web-site. It was constructed in 2006 by Angus Winchester and Eleanor Straughton as part ...
Earby and District Local History Society
Although we were established in 1995, the Earby and District Local History Society is a new member of the Community ...
Earby Heritage Archive
The Earby and District Local History Society was founded in 1995 and since its inception has been collecting documents, books, ...
Feministwebs archive of women and girls' youth work
The archive and resource feminist webs is a collection of materials and oral histories focussing on current feminist youth work ...
Formby Civic Society History Group
Since its establishment in 1953, the Society has been working on the history of Formby. During that time it has ...
Frodsham and District Local History Group
Frodsham and District Local History Group received a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund in March 2007 enabling some 8,000 images ...
Garston Historical Archive
The Garston & District Historical Society holds an extensive archive of material relating to the history and development of the ...
Here to Stay
In 2005 Tameside Local Studies and Archives Centre ran an HLF funded project to record the memories of people who ...
Heywood Memories Archive
The project is establishing and maintaining records of living memories of Heywood. This involves digitally recording text and photographs and ...
Images of Burscough and Surrounding Areas
Few villages can lay claim to such a diverse and interesting history as Burscough, few can claim such an influential ...
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