About Skelmersdale Heritage Society

Skelmersdale Heritage Society aims to conserve and publicise the history of old and new Skelmersdale for public benefit.

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Recent Posts and Events

Here are out latest posts of upcoming events and meetings.

Latest Images

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Members Access

As a member of Skelmersdale Heritage Society you gain access to our newsletters and renowned podcast Skemcast.


SkemCast Episode Forty Seven: John Yates Part Two

This month by kind permission of the Lancashire Archives we bring you part two of the with John Yates who was born in 1921! Originally…


SkemCast Episode Forty Six: John Yates Part One

This month by kind permission of the Lancashire Archives we’re going way, way back with an interview with John Yates who was born in 1921!…


SkemCast Episode Forty Five: John Thompson Part Three

In the final episode of our look back at John Thompsons childhood in Stormy Corner, we look the dangerous pursuits the kids of Stormy got…


SkemCast Episode Forty Four: John Thompson Part Two

In the second part of our series on Stormy Corner, John Thompson tells us about his childhood home, school days and how binmen used to…