Sunday 10 November 2019

New Publication - Egerton

We have released our 38th publication today, this one about the village of Egerton.

Priced at £10, it is available to buy through the following outlets:

Crabtrees (222 Blackburn Rd, Egerton,  BL7 9SR)
Egerton News (257 Blackburn Road, Egerton, Bolton, Lancashire, BL7 9SN)
The Thomas Egerton (272 Blackburn Rd, Egerton, Bolton BL7 9SR)
Last Drop Gallery (Hospital Rd, Bromley Cross, BL7 9PZ)

Egerton Village postcard

The booklet provides an overview of the history of Egerton, from the seventeenth to twentieth centuries.  It focuses on the lives of the families who gave their names to the area, and the businesses and activities of some of the principal families who contributed to its development.

It contains chapters about the Walmsley, Egerton, Ashworth and Deakin families, and 130 illustrations and old photographs, including rare pictures of Egerton Hall and the Ashworth family, not previously published.

A full list of chapters and illustrations is available on the publication information page.

New book - Egerton - Turton Local History Society