New Publication -
Mapping Saddleworth Vol. 2
Membership subscriptions for 2011 are now due. Cheques should be made payable to Saddleworth Historical Society and forwarded to the Membership Secretary.
See the Membership page for details of rates etc..
- now available
Volume I, Printed Maps of the Parish 1771 - 1894
Edited by Mike Buckley, David Harrison and Alan Petford
£19.95 Order form
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History of Saddleworth 1828 - James Butterworth
The Society has republished:-
History of Saddleworth
contains a history of Saddleworth from the
earliest times followed by a description of the
parish. As a knowledgeable local man
Butterworth was able to give a fascinating and
detailed picture of Saddleworth at that date.
The Society is now republishing Butterworth’sHistory in a fine facsimile edition.
IIn addition it includes an extensive introduction by Dr Robert Poole, who is an expert on the period, a contributor to the new Dictionary of National Biography and co-author of a book on Butterworth and his son Edwin.The Butterworth histories of Ashton and Oldham have already been republished and now this edition fittingly complements them. It is an important addition to the bookshelves of local historians and lovers of Saddleworth.
The book is now available for purchase.
Standard edition: Approx 9¼ x 5¼ inches, pages 86 plus introduction, hard back bound in buckram, printed on library quality paper, with dust jacket.
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Please make cheques payable to Saddleworth Historical Society
Standard edition £13.95 each
Postage etc £1.85 Total £
(free delivery within Saddleworth)
Standard overseas post paid $32
Please return to: N Barrow (SHS), Carr Farm Cottage, Diggle, Saddleworth OL3 5ND
Postage etc to outside the UK = £4.80
Payment may be made by US$ check
Standard edition incl p&p $29.50
US$ checks should be made out to N Barrow
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