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Programme 2011


Most meetings take place on the last Thursday of the month, except December when there is no meeting

Meetings are held at the Methodist Chapel, The Butts, Betley, and start at 7:30 pm, unless an outside visit is arranged.


 January 27th

 "The Wilbrahams, Woodhey and Acton" 

 Rev. John Whitehead

 February 24th  "The History of the Staffordshire Oatcake"  Dr. Pamela Sambrook

 March 31st

 "Diary of a Tollet Governess in 1812"

 Mavis Smith

 April 28th

 The Les Bradshaw Memorial Lecture

"The Life of Pollie Shenton - domestic servant, through her Postcard Album 1902 - 1939".

 Andrew Dobraszczyc

 May 26th

 Members Visit.  David Thompson

 June 30th

 An Evening of our member's short talks on their chosen topics.  Members

 July 28th

 "Nine Lives"  Janet Bradshaw


 Members Visit.

 David Thompson & Rev. John Whitehead

 September 29th

 "History of Rudyard Lake, it's Boathouse and Wildlife"  Peter Durnall

 October 27th

 "Memoirs of George Howes: a Victorian porter at The Crewe Arms Hotel"  Peter Ollerhead

 November 24th

 "The Staffordshire Hoard"  Stephen Dean


 No Meeting in December