Chipping is a village situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the Ribble Valley
Our Society brings together people who are interested in the history of the village and the surrounding area. The members have a wide range of interests and we have a varied and interesting programme of events.
Our archive is available for private study, at St Mary’s Community Hall, Longridge Road, Chipping on our Open Days on the first Sunday of certain months and at other times by prior appointment. The archive has Census Records, Graveyard Records, old documents, miscellaneous records and many old photographs of the local area and its people.
We are happy to welcome you and assist with any information you may require.
Chipping Local History Society
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We have been awarded a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund: Then and Now Programme to mark the centenary of the First World War.
World War I Junior Trail
Quiz for children -
Tuesday 20th March 7.45pm
Dr Alan Crosby
The Medieval Markets of Bowland
The name ‘Chipping’ is from the Old English and means ‘the place with a market’.
although documentary evidence for the market is completely absent. But in total
there were about twenty medieval markets in and around Bowland. This fully-
Young men of Chipping who gave their lives during the 1st World War.
Unique downloadable booklet HERE