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MLHS Season 2019-2020 + First Talk
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2019, 03:06:16 PM »
Next Society Meeting: Monday 16th September
Ordnance Survey Maps
After a brief history of the Ordnance Survey, the lecture concentrates on the uses of their large scale maps and plans as evidence for the local historian.
The scales concerned are the 6-inch and 25-inch maps and the 5-foot and 10-foot town plans.
Dr. Paul Hindle was a Senior Lecturer in Geography at Salford University, and is Hon. Secretary of Manchester Geographical Society.

He is the author of Maps for Historians (Philimore, 1998)

Be sure not to miss this opening  meeting, as the 2019-2020 season unfolds, details below, running from September 2019 to the distant April 2020.

Please note: The first of the Carver Theatre's season of plays will be showing on the 16th September, The Chadwick Street car park will be busy.
At a glance: Meetings 2019 - 20 Season
    16th September 2019: Paul Hindle – Ordnance Survey History

    21st October: Roy Murphy – James Brindley – the first canal engineer

    18th November: Joanna Williams – Manchester's Radical Mayor: Abel Heywood, the Man who Built the Town Hall.

    9th December: Nici Matlow – 90 Years of Swizzels-Matlow

    20th January 2020: Judith Wilshaw – From Ancient Tracks to Modern Highways

    17th February: Neil Mullineux – The Leghs of Lyme: How to join the aristocracy

    16th March: Nigel Linge – The Red Box

    20th April: AGM & Frank Pleszak - WW2 bombing of New Mills and Hayfield
The meetings take place in Marple Methodist Church on Church Lane, Marple.  Postcode: SK6 7AY
Visitors are welcome to attend at a cost of £3.
Doors open 7:15pm ready for the meeting at 7:45.
Access is via the main entrance on Church Lane (opposite Mount Drive) and the meetings will be held on the church ground floor.

http://www.marplelocalhistorysociety.org.uk/society-meetings.html


Martin Cruickshank
webmaster, Marple Local History Society