Leyland Historical Society


The Present Committee

President - Elizabeth Shorrock

Chairman - Peter Houghton

Joint Vice Chairmen - Edward Almond, Michael Park 

Secretary - Michael Park

Treasurer - Edward Almond

Editor - Mary Longton

Committee Members - Mary Fowler, Monica Lea, Marie Almond, Doreen Houghton,  Gareth Armstrong & Edna Pickup..  

2016 - At the first meeting of the 49th Season on 5th September at the Civic Centre, West Paddock

Back Row - Michael Park (Secretary), Peter Houghton (Chairman) , Sylvia Thompson, Gareth Armstrong, Mary Longton (Editor),  Edward Almond (Treasurer).

Front Row - Monica Lea, Marie Almond, Elizabeth Shorrock (President), Mary Fowler, Doreen Houghton

Tributes to Past Presidents, Bill Waring & George Bolton together with Les Fowler, Vice Chairman can be found here.

2000 - Almost a full team turnout (only Elizabeth missing) at a meeting at the Society's venue for 34 years, Prospect House in Sandy Lane.

(left to right)  - Betty Chaloner, Les Fowler, Shirley Marsden, Margaret Wilson, President George Bolton, Derek Brundrett, Mary Fowler, Edward Almond, Joan Langford, Peter Houghton, William E Waring and Michael Park.

1995 - Twenty Years Ago - This made the front cover of the Leyland Citizen as the committee promoted the Society's  exhibition on Leyland in the Second World War. It was taken at a hurriedly arranged lunch time as I had to run from my workplace and back again to be in it

Back row (l to r) -  William E Waring, Derek Brundrett, Alf Seguss, Peter Houghton

Front row (l to r) - Dorothy Gardner, Gwen Buckley, Betty Chaloner, Mary Fowler, Elizabeth Shorrock & Les Fowler.

Noele Bannister - Founder and First President of the Society from 1968.