The FYLDE HISTORY NETWORK

DECEMBER  2017

 

REGIONAL HERITAGE CENTRE

(LATE -  Centre for North-West Regional Studies)

Lancaster University

 

Bookings  for events in 2017


Todderstaffe Hall -  the Story of an English farm 1332 to 2015

The dramatic story of the author’s childhood home, a Fylde farm called  Todderstaffe, first mentioned in 1332, it was part of the ancient manor of Staining.  In 1296 it was given to Whalley Abbey.  In 1853 Thomas Miller added it to his Manor of Singleton. Thomas Smith became a tenant in 1924 and his descendant purchased the farm in 1966.

It can be purchased from Amazon for £28.60

Or for £25  by phoning  01253 882051

AKS  LYTHAM  INDEPENDENT SCHOOL

 

LIBRARY LECTURES  

 

EXPLORING THE PAST

 

Tuesday 3 October 2017  5pm – 6pm

Demon Drink? Alcohol-related Issues in Lancashire: past and present.

Dr. Annemarie McAllister (UCLan)

 

Tuesday 13 March 2018   5pm – 6pm

Singing the News. Ballads in Tudor England.

Dr. Jenni Hyde (Lancaster)

 

Tuesday 17 April 2018  5pm – 6pm

Researching Local History.

Peter Shakeshaft (Independent)

 

£2.00 – Members of the public. Free to students.

Refreshments provided.

 

Please register with Jennifer.Hillman@ArnoldKEQMS.com