Monday, 3 June 2019

Becoming a Member

You can help to support Turton Local History Society by becoming a member.

The cost of annual membership is £10.

Benefits of membership include:
  • Attending our meetings for free
  • Receiving a copy of our biannual newsletter
  • Use of the TLHS library and archive

To join, please send an email to, stating whether you would prefer to pay the membership fee by cheque, online bank transfer, or PayPal.  You will also need to include the postal address to which your membership card and newsletters should be sent (for UK only - overseas members will receive their newsletters by email).

Alternatively, to join in person simply come along to one of our meetings (listed on the Events page), and let the people on the front desk know that you would like to join.

Everyone is welcome.

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Edgworth & Quarlton Deeds from Turton Tower

We have been given access to two boxes of documents originally deposited at Turton Tower, and have been able to take photographs and scans of the ones which were of local interest.  These images can be provided to society members on request.  The contents are summarised below - the documents chiefly relate to Edgworth and Quarlton.

(24a) 1652 Indenture relating to plot of land in Quarlton