Wednesday, 9 September 2020

Books from the TLHS Library

In addition to our own publications, Turton Local History Society also maintains a collection of over 200 other books, pamphlets and publications relating to our local area.  They are able for loan to members of the society.  Here are a few examples...

A Guide to Turton Tower
A Guide to Turton Tower
by G. E. Peter Laws
(1983)

The History of Turton Football Club
The History of Turton Football Club
by W. T. Dixon
(1909)

The Bradshaw Flood
The Bradshaw Flood
by Rev. S. H. Martin
(1927)

St . Maxentius, Bradshaw
St . Maxentius, Bradshaw
by Rev. S. H. Martin
(1923)

A History of Christ's Church, Harwood
A History of Christ's Church, Harwood
by Jean Vickers
(1990)


The Edgworth Story
The Edgworth Story
by Gordon E. Barritt
(1972)

Turton Official Guide
Turton Official Guide
Published by Turton Urban District Council
(1957)

The Birtenshaw Story
The Birtenshaw Story
Foreword by W. Philip Brew
(1982)

History of The House of Orrell
History of The House of Orrell
by T. A. Orrell
(1990)

Eagley Cricket Club
History of the Club, 1837 - 1907
(1907)

The Ashworth Cotton Enterprise
The Ashworth Cotton Enterprise
by Rhodes Boyson
(1970)

Victorian Children at Turton Tower
by Ellen Shearer
(1982)

Includes name of each farm, field names and acerages
Greene's Measure of Turton
Valuation of Turton made in 1805
Includes name of each farm,
field names and area

The Eagley Story
The Eagley Storey
by Denis O'Connor
(2000)

Lancashire: A history of the County Palatine in Early Maps
Lancashire: A history of the
County Palatine in Early Maps
by J. J. Bagley & A. G. Hodgkiss
(1985)

Walking in Turton and Belmont
Walking in Turton and Belmont
Bolton & District Civic Trust
(1995)

Bolton Wills and Inventories
Of Good and Perfect Remembrance
Bolton Wills and Inventories
Bolton Family History Society
(1987)

Barton's Historical Gleanings of Bolton & District
Historical Gleanings of Bolton & District
by B. T. Barton
(1882)

Heritage Scrapbook Bromley Cross, Egerton & Dunscar
Heritage Scrapbook
Bromley Cross, Egerton & Dunscar
Compiled by TLHS for E&DHC
(2020)

Looking Backwards by J. A. Holt
 Looking Backwards
by J. A. Holt
(1949)

A Record of Humphrey Chetham's Charity and Other Trusts in the Township of Turton. 1868
Turton Charities
(1868)