Welcome to MAS

Hello, and welcome to Middleton Archaeological Society or MAS.

MAS was formed in 2011 following an archaeological investigation of Middleton’s historic parish church – St. Leonards.

Our society is dedicated to researching the archaeological and historical fabric of the town of Middleton.

We have a full and varied events programme which is open to members and non-members alike.  We host monthly talks at our adopted HQ – The Olde Boar’s Head.  These talks cover a multitude of topics and are presented by locally, nationally or even an internationally renowned figures.  We have an active programme of archaeological investigations and in 2018 plan events associated with Hopwood Mill Cottage.


MAS investigations of the Hopwood Mill Cottage site will close for the winter on Tuesday 23rd October. 

For other events within the Middleton Heritage group click on http://middletonheritage.co.uk/

2 Thoughts on “Welcome to MAS

  1. Oliver Gerrish on 12/01/2018 at 16:29 said:

    Dear sir or madam

    My great great grandfather was Harvey Heywood, first Mayor of Middleton. Recently I found a photograph of a marble bust of him – do you have any idea of its whereabouts?

    I have a number of photos of Parkfield House, when it was my grandmother’s grandparents’ home – as well as a photo or two of the town. I would be delighted to send you copies of them – please let me know an email address – thank you.

    Any information of Harvey and the marble bust would be fascinating.



  2. Please pass ‘our’ thanks on to Geoff, what a lovely interesting man, we hope he comes back soon.

    The Lighthouse Project, Middleton

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