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History Alive - Tameside Local History Forum
"Johnny " Barlow, former Chairman of Guide Bridge Theatre and of Currier Lane Area Residents Association died on 12 October aged 97. He wrote a guide to Currier Lane's history and also conducted tours of the lane during Heritage Weekends. Until very recently he ran Drama Therapy classes for adults with learning disabilities for which he was awarded the BEM. As there will be no funeral, his body being donated to Manchester University for research purposes, there will be a memorial service at the Christadelphian Church in Currier Lane at some future date.
Preserving Our Heritage
The Tameside Local History Forum was established
in January 2000 to increase public awareness and use of all the
elements of local history throughout the Borough.
|| We aim to promote
the study of archive and source material for social, business and
||To make sure that such material
is well preserved, collated and accessible to all, |
co-operation between related historical and civic societies and
statutory authorities and act as a point of contact for them,|
||Back copies of our Magazine HISTORY ALIVE - TAMESIDE packed with items of historical interest about Tameside.|
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Support Your Local Societies
|| If you care about your local heritage,|
|| If you have
concerns as to proposed planning and development in your area, |
you want to contribute time to researching and cataloguing Tameside’s
wealth of local history,|
||If you are interested in finding out a
lot more about the area in which you live, then please contact and
join one of the societies listed in the |
members section or apply
directly to us by using the contact page. Your membership and
contribution would be greatly welcomed by all concerned!
Colourised Engravings from Aikin's Forty Miles Around Manchester published by Stockdale, Manchester 1794.
from our Groups
Next Forum Meeting Tuesday 9th May, 22nd August, 24 October 2.00pm at Old Chapel Community Rooms, Dukinfield.
Click here to download a copy of our Secretary's Report for 2016
Click here to download a copy of our Forum's Safeguarding Policy
Photos and Information
from past events
Click to view a series of photos taken when the Forum visited Crich Tram Museum in April 2015
Click to view a series of photos taken at Swarthmoor Hall.
Ashton Civic Society visit to Pugin church at Cheadle in Staffordshire click for more information
photos from the evening
12th Battalion Memorial
photo and newsletter
Stopping the Rot Document
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Forum visit to Lichfield Cathedral and Arboretum
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Stewardship of Ancient Church Sites and Ruins
Heritage Fair 2009
Photos of the Day
Click for Photos of the Forum Visit to Renishaw Hall
Stamford Street Methodist Church Graveyard Inscriptions
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'Smokestack to Urban Chic'
book published by the History on Your Doorstep Group, all about the St Petersfield Area of Ashton
Click for more details
"Stalybridge Sabres Returned" Ceremony to unveil them
11th July 2008.
Photos from the Forum's visit to Croxteth Hall, 13 May 2008
Click Here for photographs of the Dedication Ceremony in Stalybridge on 21st July 2007 for 300 'Forgotten Fallen' from World War I
Click here to view photographs from a very special Royal Visit to Old Chapel, Dukinfield on 3rd July to unveil a plaque at a service to celebrate their 300th anniversay.
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