Denton Local History Society


Two new articles added to the webpage !

THE WOOLFENDENS of DANE BANK Part two, added 18/06/2021. Articles page

THE WOOLFENDENS of DANE BANK and STURTEVANT ENGINEERING CO. LTD. In the 1870’s, both can be read on the Articles page of our site


All society meetings and functions are cancelled until further notice.

Please note our new email address is

For sometime now we have had some serious issues with out long time provider AOL and have been unable to access our account, so we have moved. If you have mailed the society in the last few week, please re send it the address above. Many Thanks.

The Society

exists to research, record, preserve, display and publish the memories , memorabilia, buildings and town of the people of Denton. The Society has an archive of printed material, including documents, maps and photographs, plus oral history and objects. Members meet once a month to hear a speaker and once a month at workshops to research, prepare exhibitions and deal with enquiries.

The Dentonian

The Dentonian is the society newsletter, this is issued every 3 to 4 months and is available to members only. The website will have some of the more intersting or relivant articles, these may change from time to time.


If you'd like to read more about denton the society have published many title over the years.