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Transcription from a diary (1953-54)

Just found this link to a diary of one of the founders of Chorley Archeology Society.

In it he mentions finds from Anglezarke and the surrounding districts.

Newgrange (Passage Grave)

New Grange Tour

Great day out, picked us up from central Dublin.
Also guarantees access inside !!!

Anglezarke Moor Group

A brief history of Anglezarke

A brief history of Anglezarke including a defination of the place name.

Chorley and District Historical and Archaeological Society

A new web site, looking at archaeological site around Chorley.

The chairman has had an interest in the prehistoric sites on Anglezarke moor for most of his life.


The Ley Hunter Backnumbers

For the 'oldies' out there. Remember The Ley Hunter, the 1st earth mysteries magazine. Well Jimmy Goddard has scanned in the early editions of the magazines from 1969 to 1976. The quality of the scannings a bit 'iffy', but these long out of print articles might contain a wealth of information.


The Portable Antiquities Scheme

Web site covering The Portable Antiquities Scheme. The voluntary recording scheme for archaeological objects found by members of the public.

The Isle of Man

Manx Archaeology

Web page covering sites and excavations on the Isle.


Current Archaeology

The web page of Britains leading Archaeological magazine.

Council for British Archaeology

As they say "The gateway to British archaeology online".
Full of links to 'traditional' archaeological sites

Archaeoastronomy or Astroarchaeology!

The American view of this interesting topic, useful animations showing how the seasons work.

Living Spring Journal

"THE International Electronic Forum for Research into Holy Wells & Waterlore" - need I say more !


Old Maps of Lancashire

The County Council has done it again !. Unlike MARIO, this site gives access to a lagre collecton of maps covering the county.
From general Lancasire maps such as Speed 1610, Lancashire Town maps c. 1890 to O.S. 1st Edition 6" maps c. 1845. A useful research tool!

Northern Earth

A site full of 'TMA' type material especially covering the North of England region.

MARIO - Maps And Related Information Online

A great research tool provided by Lancashire County Council that enables you to overlay and compare the current edition of O.S. map for Lancashire with the 1st edition O.S. map. You can also drop on aerial photograph layer to give you a better feel of the lay of the land.

Born, bred and still live in Lancashire.
Been interested in Local History & Archaeology all my life'
Spent most of my teenage years 'rooting around Anglezarke'. If you live up here you'll know where I mean.

Member of Leyland Historical Society

Member of Lancashire Archaeological Society

Currently involved in the Lancashire Place Name Survey and tracking down Tenon top Gate Posts. If you don't know what these are check out my web page.

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