Ormskirk Market Day

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SEPTEMBER 25TH          MY PERSONAL SOCIAL HISTORY

                                           Mrs Barbara Hurst

7:30pm (for 8:00pm), Guides' Hut (Guide HQ, Moorgate, Ormskirk L39 4RU)

 

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Following requests from members; on the fourth Wednesday’s meetings, from now on we will open the Guides' Hut earlier, at 19.30 (7.30 p.m.) to allow members to meet and chat. We will also stay open a little longer after the talk has concluded, again to allow members to exchange information.

FREE ENTRY for MEMBERS, Visitors are requested to make £1.00 donation.

Our 2018 Meetings

At the AGM, there were some changes to the committee of the ODFHS.   After 13 years in post, Bill Huyton resigned as Chairman and the position was accepted by Kate Hurst.  Bill is now termed "Chairman Emeritus"

Also thanked for their work were Don Holt and Jean Gidman who have stepped down after devoting their time to the Society for many years.

 

OUR MEETINGS 2019

Members have expressed a wish that we also mention meetings (& events) further in the future.  Below we have listed the April, May & June meetings but please do check nearer the time in case the details change. 

AUGUST 28TH                    WEST LANCASHIRE LIGHT RAILWAYS

                                             Mr Mike Spall

                                             Mr Spall talked about the narrow gauge railways which were used throughout our area.  The light railway at Hesketh Bank is still operated by a group of enthusiasts and goes around the clay pits originally part of Alty's brickworks and now has many guest engines visiting from around the world.

 

 

SEPTEMBER 25TH             Barbara Hurst with her PERSONAL SOCIAL HISTORY

Barbara has developed some fascinating gift cards, based on her personal collection of emphera.    She will explain the significance of the various items she has inherited over the years and demonstrate how she makes them into cards using various threads, ribbons etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ormskirk Church
Ormskirk Parish
Church

Ormskirk railwaymen 1908
Ormskirk Station
1908

Scarisbrick Hall 1815
Scarisbrick Hall
1815

Skelmersdale Station
Skelmersdale
Station

Moor Street market
Moor Street
Market