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Programme 2010


Betley Local History Society

2010 Programme

Most meetings take place on the last Thursday of each Month, except December,

when there is no meeting.

The meetings are held at the Methodist Chapel, The Butts, Betley and start at 7.30pm,

unless an outside visit is arranged.

The Programme of Speakers & Events can change, so please refer to this list regularly

To view the 2006 programme of events, click here 

To view the 2009 programme of events, click here


 January 28th
 "A Cabinet of Curiosities"  Tom Hughes of Northwich Museum

February 25th

  "Betley in 1965" WI Winning Scrapbook  Rhoda Farrington & Tony Turner

 March 25th

 "Local Heraldry"  Dr. Peter Floyd

 April 29th

 "The Wilbraham Diaries"  Brian Cowin 
 May 27th  Members visit - "The Hamlet of Bowsey Wood"  David Thompson
 June 24th  Open Evening - Audience Contributions  BLHS members & Visitors 
 July 29th  "Wise Words and Country Ways" - Return visit of speaker  Idris Evans
 August 12th   Members visit - Minnie Pit "Walk-about"  Jim Worgan & David Thompson
 September 30th  "The Mow Cop Tunnel and Associated Tramways"  Jim Worgan
 October 28th

 "John Cradock of Betley Court (d. 1758) - grasping lawyer or a friend of the poor?"

 Dr. Nigel Tringham
 November 25th

 "Questions About Audley Churchyard used as an example  of Churchyards" 

 Ian Bailey
 December  No meeting in December