Friends Bulletins include news, views and interesting articles for members. They are published usually four times per year and posted or emailed to members. Articles of interest to the members for inclusion are always welcomed by the editor. Previous copies can be read in the ‘Membership of the Friends‘ section of this website.
Printed publications provided by The Friends of Smithills Hall, and which are available to purchase.
These publications record the long history of Smithills Hall, its families and its surroundings over the centuries. They provide a fascinating and more detailed insight into its development.
A Short History of Smithills Hall (updated 2015)
by Marie Mitchell (revised by David Williams)
£2 each plus £1.20 postage in the UK. See below.
The Ainsworth Family of Smithills Hall from Norman Times to the 17th Century
by John Keelan
£1.50 each plus £1.20 postage in the UK.
The Ainsworth Family of Smithills Hall, Bleachers from the 18th Century
by Bill Jones
£2 each plus £1.20 postage in the UK.
St Peter’s Parish, Recollections
by Godfrey Stott
50 pence each plus £1.00 postage in the UK.
These publications can be purchased at Reception in Smithills Hall or by letter or telephone contacting the Secretary of The Friends of Smithills Hall, Smithills Dean Road , Bolton, BL1 7NP
01204 338722 or via our Contact Us page.