Eccles Parish Church in Edwardian days. To the rght are the 'Waterloo Gates', with coat of arms, erected to commemorate the victory at Waterloo of 1815. The gates are no longer there and the coat of arms can now be found in the Parish Church.

The Society's meeting on 11 December will took place at the Parish Church, where one of our members, Mark Charnley, gave a guided a tour of this fascinating building. 

About us

The Eccles & District History Society meets monthly at Alexandra House, Liverpool Road, Peel Green, Eccles M30 7HB, where guest speakers are invited to give talks and presentations on a wide range of topics relating to both local and national history. 

Excursions, guided walks and visits to places of interest are also arranged. The season of talks runs from September to May. The annual membership fee is £18 and the visitor’s fee is £3.00 per meeting. 


For further information about the Society, please contact :
If you have any enquiry about the history of Eccles please contact the Local History Librarian,
Salford Local History Library, where archives, photographs, maps, printed material and ephemera relating to all parts of the City of Salford, including Eccles, are held.