The Whitworth Heritage Museum
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Museum Shop & Publications

We also have a museum shop, where you can buy a number of interesting publications and souvenirs, covering both local history and other topics. Amongst the current range of popular titles and best sellers is Mike Rothwell's excellent 'Whitworth's Industrial Heritage', which is now back in stock again. This is an A4 sized publication, covering many of the valley's former factories, mines and quarries. This publication is available from the shop whenever the museum is open, along with another similar publication by Mike covering the 'Industrial Heritage of Bacup & Stacksteads', and also our newly reprinted copies of 'Cowm The Valley That Died' by Joan Douglas, 'Whitworth Doctors' by Patricia Chisnall. Also, 'The Bacup Branch' by Tom Wray, 'Hallfold Congregational Chapel' by R.C. Scott B.A., and the newly reprinted 'Healey Dell' by Philip Blackshaw. All can be bought or ordered from the museum shop, you can e-mail us for more information by using the link shown below: (you can use sales 'at' whitworthhistoricalsociety.org.uk to contact us, but please replace the 'at' with an @ symbol. It is shown this way to prevent the spambots from harvesting it)

Hallfold Congregational Chapel

A history of the first two hundred years from 1648 to 1948, by Mr R.C. Stott, B.A. £4.00

Bacup’s Industrial Heritage

Another publication by the late Mike Rothwell gives lots of interesting information about Bacup & Stacksteads Industrial past. £10.00

Whitworth Doctors

Patricia Chisnall’s book givs a fascinating insight into the early and unique medical practises made famous by the Whitworth Doctors. £4.00

Healey Dell

This book looks at the hidden history of this local beauty spot, and was written by Philip Blackwell. £4.00

The Bacup Branch

Sadly Whitworth’s Railway is long gone, but this book by Tom Wray takes a look at the line that once ran from Rochdale to Bacup. £4.00

Whitworth’s Industrial Heritage

This unique publication by the late Mike Rothwell gives lots of interesting information about Whitworth’s Industrial past. £7.50

Cowm the valley that died

Joan Douglas takes a look at the story of the Cowm Valley in Whitworth. £4.00
All our publications can be bought from the Museum Shop or you can e-mail us for a price list and details of postal charges and payment methods by using the following e-mail address: <sales ‘at’ whitworthhistoricalsociety.org.uk> NOTE# - the address is shown in this way so as to avoid it being harvested by spammers, as a result you’ll need to replace the ‘at’ with an @ symbol), or alternatively, you can open up your e-mail program simply by clicking on the envelope icon that is shown below:
Whitworth Museum
© Whitworth Historical Society 2022

Store

Museum Shop &

Publications

We also have a museum shop, where you can buy a number of interesting publications and souvenirs, covering both local history and other topics. Amongst the current range of popular titles and best sellers is Mike Rothwell's excellent 'Whitworth's Industrial Heritage', which is now back in stock again. This is an A4 sized publication, covering many of the valley's former factories, mines and quarries. This publication is available from the shop whenever the museum is open, along with another similar publication by Mike covering the 'Industrial Heritage of Bacup & Stacksteads', and also our newly reprinted copies of 'Cowm The Valley That Died' by Joan Douglas, 'Whitworth Doctors' by Patricia Chisnall. Also, 'The Bacup Branch' by Tom Wray, 'Hallfold Congregational Chapel' by R.C. Scott B.A., and the newly reprinted 'Healey Dell' by Philip Blackshaw. All can be bought or ordered from the museum shop, you can e-mail us for more information by using the link shown below: (you can use sales 'at' whitworthhistoricalsociety.org.uk to contact us, but please replace the 'at' with an @ symbol. It is shown this way to prevent the spambots from harvesting it)

Hallfold Congregational

Chapel

A history of the first two hundred years from 1648 to 1948, by Mr R.C. Stott, B.A. £4.00

Bacup’s Industrial Heritage

Another publication by the late Mike Rothwell gives lots of interesting information about Bacup & Stacksteads Industrial past. £10.00

Whitworth Doctors

Patricia Chisnall’s book givs a fascinating insight into the early and unique medical practises made famous by the Whitworth Doctors. £4.00

Healey Dell

This book looks at the hidden history of this local beauty spot, and was written by Philip Blackwell. £4.00

The Bacup Branch

Sadly Whitworth’s Railway is long gone, but this book by Tom Wray takes a look at the line that once ran from Rochdale to Bacup. £4.00

Whitworth’s Industrial Heritage

This unique publication by the late Mike Rothwell gives lots of interesting information about Whitworth’s Industrial past. £7.50

Cowm the valley that died

Joan Douglas takes a look at the story of the Cowm Valley in Whitworth. £4.00