of Local History Organisations
Frank Mullineux award
The annual Frank Mullineux Award celebrates the considerable contribution Frank made to the study of local history throughout his lifetime. The award is given each year in recognition of a significant and original contribution to local history studies. Originally offered for over 40 years by the Eccles and District History Society the award is now administered by the Salford Local History Forum.
The research submitted for the award may take various forms such as a publication, essay, exhibition, a photographic survey or other media – anything which promotes or contributes to our understanding of local history.
The winner(s) will be presented with a suitable award of a value specified by the Awards Panel. They will also receive a certificate signed by the Chair of the Salford Local History Forum.
Applicants should familiarise themselves with the rules and guidance notes before completing the Entry Form which is also available on the Eccles and District History Society’s website at: http://edhs.chessck.co.uk/FrankMullineuxAward Applicants can also contact Paul Hassall via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone 0161 790 5164 Deadline for submission is end of June each year.
It was decided that the winner of the FMA for 2023 would be The Clergy of the Diocese of Salford 1850-1902 by Lawrence Gregory & David Lannon
Recent awards are shown below:
Salford and Cheetham Hill Project
A multi-faceted project involving a large photographic exhibition, a book and an ever evolving website. Community involvement was a major feature of the project.
‘A Doctor in Lowryland’
The trail includes 7 information boards on a 1.8 mile route around Walkden Town centre. Accompaning the trail is an app and a children’s quiz.