The Ramsbottom Heritage Society is based in

 Ramsbottom, Bury, Lancashire, England

Formed in 1987 to promote and protect the heritage of the town.

We are a busy society with a wide variety of interests

You are welcome to get in touch or come along


Heritage Centre. This is still closed, with no re-opening date. Check the News Page for the latest information

Monthly Meetings please come along   Third Wednesday of each month at 7.45pm in the Ramsbottom Civic Hall

Sunday Walks  Programme of guided walks with a historical theme. The programme for the 2008 walks is now available. The walks this year wiil be held on the 4th Sunday of each month from April to October

                        For the latest news about the Society

 Questions sent in by visitors to the site concerning properties in Ramsbottom or the people who lived there. Why not check regularly to see if you could help answer the queries

Ramsbottom Heritage Society Activities

                        Blue plaques and Interpretation boards erected

                        Planning applications monitored

                        Preservation of historic buildings

                        Historical Research

Audio-taping of memories of local residents

                        A Record of Ramsbottom’s changing scenes

                        Download an entry form

                        View entries from previous years

 The Heritage Society publishes a wide variety of books, leaflets, walking maps and a twice-yearly magazine.

 Celebrating Ramsbottom’s industrial, commercial and domestic past. Focuses on the history of Ramsbottom up to 1846

Heritage Days

20th Anniversary Heritage Day on 15th July 2007

Projects undertaken by members of the Society

Archaeological Dig                 Oldest known industrial site in Ramsbottom. 49 volunteers supervised by Univ. of Manchester Archaeology Unit

Crow Lane            A Victorian Street in Ramsbottom which was researched in 2003 by the Crow Lane Project Team

Scout Moor         Photographs of Scout Moor before the wind turbines are built   

·        For help or information about the Ramsbottom or the Society

·        To offer information or photographs

·        To join the Heritage Society

Please start your subject with RHS so that it is not missed

Site last updated on the 9h March 2008

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