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Magazines

The Ramsbottom Heritage Society normally publishes 2 magazines a year, which are free to all members.

Magazines 1 - 25

The first 25 magazines have been converted to pdf files and can be viewed for free. As these have been scanned in from the original documents, the content may not be 100% accurate, but hopefully this will be improved with time. If anyone would like to help in proof-reading the magazines, please contact us.

There is also an index of the 25 magazines

NumberPdf file
Contents
Index
RHS magazine_indexReferences and the magazine number and page
1 - June 1990
FOREWORD: THE RAMSBOTTOM HERITAGE SOCIETY, 1987-90 ORIGINS -
Andrew Todd

3 - MAY 1990 - SOCIETY UP-DATE FROM THE SECRETARY

Dorothy Moss

4 THE IRWELL VALLEY FORUM - Judith Appleby

5 April 1990 - NEWS FROM THE ARCHIVE - Brenda Decent

6 MEMORIES OF CHILDHOOD IN NUTTALL WRITTEN BY

HILDA FRENCH


7 MEMORIES OF BOYHOOD c 1912-20

8THE HISTORICAL SEEDS OF THE LOCAL

HORTICULTURAL SOCIETIES

9 THE PRINTERS' SOCIETY, HOLCOMBE

11 ONE DAY?

2 - Winter 1990, Spring 1991
Page
1. Editorial

3.Heritage Centre Update

4 Heritage Centre Highlights

5 Annual Photo Competition

7 Archives

8 Ramsbottom - What's in a name? (new theory unearthed?)

9 Extracts from the Diary of a Dedicated Gardener

11 A Monumental Task

12 Competition
Ramsbottom Recollections

12 Childhood in Stubbins Lane in the Early 1920s

13 Ramsbottom's Iron Railings

14 The Shuttleworth Road Dispute, 1836-9 

3 - Summer 1991
Page
1. Editorial Barbara PARK
3. Ramsbottom Model Railway Club - History in Miniature Harry DENNIS
4. Photographers in Focus Brenda DECENT
5. Heritage Centre A Helper
6. Ramsbottom's Iron Railings
6. The Rooks of Ramsbottom John SYKES
7. Datestone Competition
8. The 5th Annual Photographic Competition John LEYLAND
9. The Ramsbottom Oil Rig - and other items from the Archive Brenda DECENT
10.      The Swinging 60s - Cliff RICHARD visits Ramsbottom
11.        Journeys down Memory Lane Edith ROBINSON
12.       Boundaries & Backwaters Jan BARNES
13.       The Female Friendly Society Barbara PARK
14.       John SPENCER's Hazelhurst Engraving Works Andrew TODD
15.        The Courthouse, Holcombe Stuart JACKSON

4 - Winter 1991/ Spring 1992
5 - Summer 1992
6 - Winter 1992
7 - Summer 1993
8 - Winter 1993
9 - Summer1994
10 - Winter 1994
11 - Summer 1995
12 - Winter 1995
13 - Summer 1996
14 - Spring 1997
15 - Autumn 1997
16 - Spring 1998
17 - Autumn 1998
18 - Spring 1999
19 - Spring 2000
20 - Autumn 2000
21 - Spring 2001
22 - Autumn 2001
23 - Spring 2002
24 - Spring 2003
25 - Autumn 2003

Magazines 26 - 40

Coming shortly

Magazines 41 - 55