Local History & Heritage

FRIENDS OF WARRINGTON TRANSPORTER BRIDGE
The independent voice of the world’s only rail transporter bridge. Give talks to publicise the bridge and help ensure it remains a part of Warrington’s heritage for years to come.
Website: www.warringtontransporterbridge.co.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SaveWarringtonTransporterBridge

LATCHFORD HISTORY GROUP
Meet regularly to gather, preserve and remember all facets of Latchford life for the benefit of the local community.
Website: www.latchfordhistorygroup.co.uk

LYMM HERITAGE CENTRE
Learn about the trades, transport, tradition and people that made and continue to make the Village of Lymm so special.
Website: https://www.lymmhic.co.uk

RAF BURTONWOOD HERITAGE CENTRE
Recalls the living history of Burtonwood Airbase where over 70,000 American personnel were stationed from WW2 until 1993. Learn about the planes, the GI brides and the massive impact it had on the town of Warrington.
Website: http://www.rafburtonwoodheritagecentre.co.uk

ST OSWALD’S CHURCH (WINWICK)
A Grade 1 listed church with regular open days. Features a Pugin chancel, an Anglo Saxon cross head; chapels dedicated to the Legh and Gerard families. Captain Smith of the Titanic was married here.
Website: http://www.stoswaldwinwick.church/

THE MUSEUM OF POLICING IN CHESHIRE
A Warrington-based museum that aims to advance public knowledge of the evolution of policing in Cheshire from its inception to the present day.
Website: http://www.museumofpolicingincheshire.org.uk

WARRINGTON CIVIC SOCIETY
Seeks to preserve and promote the town’s heritage, improve its built environment and make Warrington a place everyone can be proud of.
Facebook page: https://en-gb.facebook.com/warringtoncivicsociety

WARRINGTON HISTORY SOCIETY
Established in 1964 to encourage an interest in all aspects of local history with particular reference to Warrington and its surrounding area. Organises lectures, visits to interesting places and more.
Website: www.warringtonhistorysociety.uk

WARRINGTON MUSEUM & ART GALLERY
Houses multiple objects relating to egyptology, geology, Roman Britain, ceramics, botany, fish, reptiles, the Civil War, local industries, birds, mammals and more.  Also houses a collection of over 1,000 paintings.
Website: http://www.warringtonmuseum.co.uk

WARRINGTON MUSEUM OF FREEMASONRY
Houses a collecting of objects relating to the history of Freemasonry in  the North West of England including regalia and jewels, silverware, glassware, pottery, furniture, textiles, books and more
Website: http://museum.westlancsfreemasons.org.uk

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