Useful Links

CBA North West Industrial Archaeology Panel

archaeologyous University of Salford Centre for Applied Archaeology

Greater Manchester Federation Newsletter to download

Manchester Association of Engineers

South Trafford Archaeology Group

Mount Sion Steam Crane

Association for Industrial Archaeology

Wigan Archaeology Group

Park Bridge Industrial Hamlet

Eccles and District History Society

The Mills Archive

Waggonways Research Circle

The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings

Heritage Trust for the North West

Ancoats Building Preservation Trust

Lancashire Local History Federation

Manchester Trams 1880 to 1949

The Arts and Crafts Movement in the North West of England: A Handbook' was published in 2005. This superb book by Barrie and Wendy Armstrong (researched over some seven years) is a joy to own and reference - Barrie and Wendy Armstrong gave a presentation at a MRIAS meeting in April 2007.

'The Mersey and Irwell Navigation' David Vale (edited by David George & Tony Wright) published by MRIAS in 2013

Helmshore Mills Textile Museum - 24 Hour Museum - Official Guide:
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