Society aims to advance education of the public in the subject of industrial
Our passions are the history of industry, technology and transport.
Annual General Meeting 2013
The Society AGM will be held on Friday 6th December 2013 at 6-00pm in Room 301, the Business School and Student Hub Building, Manchester Metropolitan University, Oxford Rd, Manchester.
2. Apologies for Absence
3 Minutes of the Meeting of 10th December 2012
4. Matters arising from the Minutes
5. Chairman’s Report
6. Hon. Treasurer's Report
7. Membership Secretary's Report
8 Project Officer’s Report
9 Hon Archivist's report
10 Election of Committee Members
11 Any Other Business
12 Date of next Meeting TBA
A talk will follow by Neil Davies on the Goldfields Pipeline in Western Australia.
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2013; Chairman, Newsletter Editor & Archivist; Neil Davies :Vice Chairman Gordon Browne, Membership Secretary :Walter Payne; Treasurer : Tony Wright; Committee Members; Roger Thwaite and Richard Pink; Project Officer: Peter Bone.
Main lectures 2013 : 'Hoffman Limestone Kiln, Settle' , 'Industrial Remains - Wilmslow & Mottram', 'A Review of 2012' Norman Redhead, 'The Mersey & Irwell Navigation' , 'The Titanic', 'The Ashbury Railway Carriage & Iron Company' , Andy Towle and Tony Wright Castlefield Tunnels' Visits & Walks (April to September) - see meetings page.
Notable websites: www.sites.google.com/site/steamcrane regarding the Mount Sion Steam Crane (by MRIAS member Steve Rhodes) Also www.manchestertrams.com (Manchester Trams 1880 to1949 by MRIAS member Richard Pink)
MRIAS photostream can be found on flickr (www.flickr.com/photos/mrias)
'The Mersey & Irwell Navigation'
'Aspects of the Manchester & Salford Junction Canal '
'Thomas Hoyle & Sons Ltd' and 'The Ashbury Railway Carriage & Iron Company Ltd' Due for publication
Updated : 'A Short, Fully Illustrated History of Mayfield Railway Station, Manchester
**** Venue for meetings January to May 2014****
Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, Room 301, All Saints Campus, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6BH (telephone 0161 247 2838)