Altrincham History Society
The Society and Its Aims
What do you know about the history of your area?
Want to learn more?
Members enjoy a series of talks through the year, with occasional visits, and are encouraged to become active in researching topics related to the history of the area.
The Society publishes the results of research in booklets and a yearly journal.
Altrincham today is very much a modern town, with recent developments involving many changes but, beneath the streets and behind the buildings, there is a story to be told.
Subscriptions are £8p.a. or £15 to include a spouse or partner. Visitors are welcome, and are charged £2 per meeting.
Altrincham History Society meets monthly from September to May, on the second Tuesday of the month, starting at 7.30pm.
Meetings are held at Altrincham Town Hall, Market Street, Altrincham WA14 1PG, in the Old Council Chamber, on the first floor (lift available). A map showing the location is below...
Programme for 2016/17
All meetings are on Tuesday evening, starting at 7.30pm.
- Tuesday, 13 September, 2016: Mike Nevell Rediscovering Warburton
- Tuesday, 11 October, 2016: Charles Foster The Household at Arley Hall in the 18th century.
- Tuesday, 8 November, 2016: David Eastwood Sir William Brereton. (The Civil War in Cheshire).
- Tuesday, 13 December, 2016: Christmas party.
- Tuesday, 10 January, 2017: Alan Morrison History of St Martin’s, Ashton on Mersey.
- Tuesday, 14 February, 2017: George Cogswell Watling Gate.
- Tuesday, 14 March, 2017: Sue Appleton Elizabeth Raffald, 1733-1781: writer of ‘The Experienced English Housekeeper’, anticipating Mrs Beeton.
- Tuesday, 11 April, 2017: Terry Surridge History of Altrincham Football Club.
- Tuesday, 9 May, 2017: AGM and review of members' projects.
If you would like more information about the Society or its meetings, please contact:
- The Secretary on 0161 928-1583
- The Chairman on 0161 980-5464