History Group – May and June meetings

The Chorlton History Group meets on the first Thursday of each month starting at 1.30pm, at Wilbraham St Ninians Church, Chorlton

Next meeting: Thurs May 2nd 2013:   Roy Chapman will give a talk on “The Lost Railways of South Manchester”

chorlton station

roy chapman

Roy Chapman  (on the right), Officer Commanding,  Manchester 1940 Squadron Air Training Corps, as he welcomes the arrival of “The Lancashire Fusilier” steam locomotive


The talk on Thurs June 6th 2013 will be on
“The origins of the Manchester Jewish Community”

by Bill Williams


The former Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue in Cheetham Hill, now the Manchester Jewish Museum