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
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