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Programme 2005


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

The meetings are held at the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, The Butts, Betley and start at 7.30pm, unless a outside visit is arranged.

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


January    27th

Betley-A changing village: images & data from the 1970s               Terry Lilley

February   24th

Reminiscences of a North Staffs Mining Engineer                           Reg Goulding

March   31st

The Delves-Broughtons                                                                      John Parkin

April    28th

Primitive Methodists                                                                           Rev. Stephen Hatcher

May  26th

Outside visit.                       (MEMBERS ONLY PLEASE BOOK EARLY) 

June   30th

Stagecoaches and Routes                                                                    Stephen Booth
July    28th

The Les Bradshaw Memorial Meeting:  

The Tollets of Betley Hall

Mavis Smith

August   25th

Outside visit.                       (MEMBERS ONLY PLEASE BOOK EARLY) 

September   29th

The Great Fire of Nantwich                                                                   Dr Chris Harrison

October    27th

Thomas Brassey, A builder of Railway and Stations                           Doug Haines

November   24th

Memories of the origins of Keele University                                       Roland Seymour


NO MEETING.         Have a very happy christmas and a happy new year.

From all of the committee at the Betley Local History Society