Pulford & Poulton

Local History Group

Exploring the History of our Local Area

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Welcome to the Pulford & Poulton Local History Group

From its beginning in 2000 the History Group has maintained a programme of monthly talks from guest speakers on a host of local history topics. Although we have not been able to continue our full programme during the pandemic we restarted talks in October, 2021.

Visits to local places of interest also feature in the group’s programme.

The group manages an archive available to members of local historical documents and photographs that have been donated by local people.

The local history group is involved in encouraging research into the history of Cheshire, and spreading the enjoyment of knowing about it, especially as it applies to Pulford and Poulton. This website gives an introduction to this history from the earliest days to the present.

See our programme for the 2021/22 and previous seasons

Read articles from our extensive archive

Find out about Pulford and Poulton Local History Group

Upcoming Meetings

We are following Government guidance for indoor meetings to ensure everyone's comfort and safety. Please note that with the new Omicron variant we have decided to cancel our January meeting. We will look at each subsequent meeting nearer the time.

Wednesday 19th January

Display of items from our Archive


Wednesday 16th February

"Chester's Hydro-Electric Power"

by George Ablett

Wednesday 16th March

Our ever popular Quiz and Buffet