Normanby Local History Logo And Banner
Normanby Local History Logo And Banner for printing


Our monthly meetings are open to all - you're welcome!
When?    1.30pm - 3.00pm on 4th Wednesday of month.
Where?   Normanby Methodist Church,
Corner of Cleveland and Patten Streets,
Normanby, Middlesbrough TS6 0LW
(See Location of Church on Google Maps)

Next Meeting on Wednesday 23rd August 2017

The speaker for this meeting will be Peter Morgan on -
"Restoration of Tockets Mill"
now a working water-driven corn mill
that is one of the most complete in the country.

If you are interested in local history, why not come along.
Newcomers always welcome - and it's free!

Group Membership

  After attending a few meetings you may decide to become a member of our group - to join simply speak to our Treasurer at the meeting.
Annual Membership fee: £5 or £7 per couple (due September).

Pic 04 Methodist chapel from turn of 20th Century Pic 04 Methodist chapel from turn of 20th Century


Normanby Local History Group
     15th Annual Exhibition
           Saturday 15th July 2017
                 10:00am to 1:00pm

  This was held as usual at Normanby Methodist Church.

  There were displays of members research & interests including:
    - William Short VC information such as -
          football teams he played for,
          sister Florrie’s fundraising for the soldiers in Hospital,
          family connections,
          newspaper coverage of his death.
    - Short-Sivil Family Tree
    - Normanby Now & Then
    - life in Eston & Grangetown working for Bolckow & Vaughan
    - Eston House, High Street - a home for children and families
    - Normanby School Class photos
    - Eston Picture Hall, Eston Square
    - ....and others too!

  Derrick Previll (a Development Officer for Volunteering Matters) displayed an exhibition of memorabilia from the war years that has original and replica items.   Derrick also brought some Anzac Biscuits, Trench Cake and Jelly Babies to try!

  Our group's publications were on sale (booklets, postcards, etc) and you could try our Tombola with many prizes to be won.
  Refreshments were available for purchase - tea & coffee as well as home-made cakes & scones.

- all exhibition costs (such as accommodation hire & insurance) were covered by our Group.

So glad you came!   All visitors were made very welcome!

  More details will be added here as they become available.

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Past Events

  The group has organised many exhibitions and participated in various events over the years.
  See reports of some of these on our Past Events  page.

2017 Exhibition Poster                 William Henry Short VC Exhibition 2015 Visitors