Welcome to the Web Site for the Leyland Historical Society.Here we intend to place details of our recent meetings, events and research that the members undertake.
2014 - 2015 Meetings.This is a list of the current meeting season from the first Monday in September 2014 through the next eleven months up to the Annual General Meeting held on the first Monday in July 2015.
Where you can find us.A map and description of the way to our meeting venue in the Shield Room, Civic Centre, West Paddock, Leyland.
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News & Views.This is the page on which we place our appeals for information and inform you of any news from the Society. Please contact the chairman with any information.
Our Next MeetingsHere you will find a short preview and details of the next few meetings to be held at the Civic Centre. Other events including rail and coach trips out will also be previewed here.
How to Contact UsIf you would like to contact the Society with any queries or enquires, please double-click on the Leyland Historical Society Heading and send an email to the Chairman or complete the form on this page to send us your queries and comments.
If you have a Family History query please contact the Leyland & Chorley branch of the Lancashire Family History Society by sending an email to email@example.com
If you require any information about the various companies that began life as Leyland Motors Limited and later became British Leyland, we suggest you contact either the British Commercial Vehicle Museum that is based in the old South Works on King Street. Their website is http://www.bcvmt.co.uk/
If you require any information regarding the vehicles that Leyland Motors made, please contact the Leyland Society, whose website is http://www.leylandsociety.co.uk/
NEW - Through the Lanes of LeylandThe Inner Circle. To view the walk around the inside of the town, please click here
The Outer Circle. To view the walk around the bounds of the town, please click here.
The Festival Route Through Leyland's History
Society PhotographsThese record the events that the Society take part in and special events at our meetings.
Old PhotographsHere you will find a small but soon to be larger selection of old photographs of Leyland. We are happy to receive requests for specific pictures. We hope to be able to produce a CD Rom of old photos shortly. If there are photographs held by yourselves, which you could add to the collection, please email the Chairman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publications for SaleOn this page is listed the number of publications that the Society currently have for sale and details of how to purchase them.
Rail TripsPhotographs and reports of our trips around Lancashire and occasionally Yorkshire.
Chronicle IndexThis is the Index of the Lailand Chronicle, which has been produced by the Society at least yearly since 1970. The current edition, No 59 for 2013 - 2014 has just been published. If you require a copy of all the articles, purchase the CD covering the first 50 editions of the Chronicle, nos 51 -59 being still available in print .
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