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Hurstwood

Enjoy a guided walk round the pretty village of Hurstwood, with historical comments on the way. Written by Society member, Ramon Collinge.

Priced at just 5, this book is available at the Towneley Hall shop, the Weavers' Triangle Visitor Centre and the book stall at the Historical Society meetings.

Please Note: This book is not a Society publication.

Lancashire weaving company and its community. 1856-1970. Harle Syke Mill

By Duncan Bythell and Roger Frost.

The history of Harle Syke Mill aims to shed light on the development of the Lancashire township of Briercliffe and the rise and fall of the English cotton industry between the 1850s and the 1950s.

Priced 6.50.

Available from Roger Frost. (Please use 'Contact Us' link for more details)

The Early Days of Colne Baptist Church -

Particularly relating to the new Meeting House of 1788.

Written by Rex Watson.

This booklet is available from the Pendle Heritage Centre at Barrowford and the Bookshop in Colne. Priced at 4, it's a bargain. Please be aware that there may be a postage charge from these outlets if not collecting in person.

Alternatively, it is available direct from the author for 4 (+ 1 P&P). Payment by cheque only. Write to:-

Rex Watson, 29 Woodland Rd, Sawston, Cambridge, CB22 3DT.

If you have any questions for Rex, please contact me using the contact page and I will forward your query to him or write to him at the above address.

Please Note: This booklet is not a Society publication.

The Formation of Haggate Baptist Chapel

Please Note: Although this booklet is available from the Society, it is not a Society publication.

The Formation of Haggate Baptist Chapel, connections with the Inghamites and other Baptist Connections. Written by Rex Watson.

This booklet is available from Burnley Library, the Pendle Heritage Centre at Barrowford and from John Bentley of The Briercliffe Society. Priced at 3, it's a bargain.

Alternatively, it is available direct from the author for 3.50 (inc. P&P). Payment by cheque only. Write to:-

Rex Watson, 29 Woodland Rd, Sawston, Cambridge, CB22 3DT.

If you have any questions for Rex, please contact me using the contact page and I will forward your query to him or write to him at the above address.

Since writing the original booklet, Rex has found more information and has recorded this in a supplement. The supplement is available to download here. Please feel free to print this supplement and insert it into your copy of the booklet. You should be able to print in either 'A5' or book form. Alternatively, please contact Rex for a copy free of charge. P&P may apply.

Haggate Baptist Chapel Supplement >>
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