Horse omnibus outside the Bull's Head, Church Street circa 1890. 

There will be a presentation of  Eccles 'as it was' at the May 2018 meeting.

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 £16, 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.

Officers and committee 2016/17: 

President: Chris Carson. 

Hon.Secretary: Paul Hassall.  

Hon.Treasurer: Hazel Marshall. 

Hon.Auditor: Christine Clarke.                                 

Committee:  Andrew Cross, Barry Horner, Tony Mellor, Daphne Presland, Kim Spenser, Sheila Thomas.