NEW MATERIAL FROM READERS

Readers who have material that they are prepared to share on this site, should send it to me at prestonbirder@aol.com

This could take the form of family history details, stories relating to a property, or a photograph. All additions will be credited in the way you prescribe.

A new addition could benefit YOU! and vice versa; so, please keep it coming.

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TALKS TO CLUBS, GROUPS, & SOCIETIES


A  MESSAGE 

FOR ALL  PROGRAMME SECRETARIES

of
Local History Societies
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Natural History Societies
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Family History Groups
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Rotary  /  Probus  /  W.I.  /  Other Groups
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In fact, ANYONE!

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BOOK A TALK 

(ANYWHERE WITHIN 45 MILES OF PRESTON)
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Steve Halliwell  - ready to talk.
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Talks on various aspects of Preston's local history.

1. "My work as a Local History Detective"

2. The use of blogspots to attract new interest & information.


3.  "Moses Holden, 1777 - 1864"

The story of the life  of a Freeman of Preston, a self-taught

astonomer and mathematician, Evangelical Methodist Preacher,

lecturer, mechanic, and much, much, more.


     4. "Old Inns and Taverns of Preston".

a.  "Iconic Pubs of Preston"
Stories about Preston's better known hostelries.

b.  "Invincibles to Inn-vincibles"
The stories of North Enders' second careers.

c.  "A Stroll around the Market Square"
Stories of the hostelries within a stone's throw of
the old Town Hall.

d.  The Growth of Preston in the 19th Century, and
its Associated Watering Holes"

e.  "Now Where did that Name Come From?" 



5. "The History & Natural History of St. Kilda."

PLUS a few other Natural History related talks.

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Email me at

srh.steve (at) AOL.co.UK

Please replace (at) with the correct symbol.

ALSO: 

VISIT   www.stephenhalliwell.com

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