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Peterloo and the Stockport Radicals
Peterloo and the Stockport Radicals

Mainly based on eye witness reports this 44 page A4 book tells the story of Peterloo and how it affected the lives of the Stockport workers who attended.

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Reddish Remembered
Reddish Remembered

Reddish Remembered is a 50 page A4 book by John Condon, first published in 1982. It is full of fascinating history of Reddish with photographs and maps.

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When Stockport Rocked
When Stockport Rocked

Beryl Lomas was one of the many teenagers who grow up in the 60s 70s with clubs, bands and dancing in Stockport. A number of the bands became famous at a later date. All this is remembered in this book.

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Front cover of the book by Coral Dranfield
Inns & Outs of Stockport Taverns

An A4 black & white book with stories from the social side of some of Stockport’s old Inns and Taverns by Coral Dranfield.

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Stockport History Tour
Stockport History Tour

This pocket-size guide provides a fascinating glimpse into the past of the town. It takes the reader on a tour around the streets and buildings of Stockport, showing how it once looked, with amazing stories to tell.

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Stockport Old Town Walk
Stockport Old Town Walk

Jim Clare’s self guided walk book around the town centre of Stockport is full of interesting facts about it’s history and heritage.

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A look at Stockport then and now
Stockport Through Time

Stockport Through Times is one of a series of books published by Amberley Publishing.  They use old postcards and corresponding new photographs to document the changes to Stockport over 100 years.

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Storm Over Stockport-the plug riots
Storm Over Stockport-the plug riots

A day etched deep into the history of industrial strife in Stockport, when a vast horde of strikers marched into town hell bent on closing down its manufacturing industry.

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Subterranean Stockport
Subterranean Stockport

This fascinating book as a combination of amazing photographs and exploration into historic water tunnels and caves, all accompanied by there history.

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The Stockport Riot of 1852
The Stockport Riot of 1852

The English and Irish of Stockport  were not good friends and on 29th July 1852 this became a war between the two sides. The events in Stockport attracted national attention leading to an inquiry and trials.

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A History of Stockport Breweries
A History of Stockport Breweries

This history of the major Stockport Breweries is full of facts and interesting stories, with plenty of illustrations. Good value for the price.

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Stockport’s Train Crash
Stockport’s Train Crash

This A4 black & white book looks in detail at the disastrous outcome of two trains colliding on Stockport viaduct and why five people died due to a thick smog.

 

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The Invasion of 1745 through Lancashire & Cheshire
The Invasion of 1745 through Lancashire & Cheshire

The attempted invasion by Scottish troupes in 1745, led by Bonnie Prince Charlie had a bigger effect on Stockport than you may have thought. This book is well researched and tells a fascinating story.

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The Dark Cloud
The Dark Cloud

Stockport life in the Great War. 1914 – 1918

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A history in colour and black & white.
Stockport Past & Present

Stockport Past & Present documents the changes to our town using  photographs from different periods, with brief descriptions .

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Front cover of the book by Grace Collier
A personal journey down Tin Brook

A look at the heritage following the Tin Brook and surrounding areas by Grace Collier.

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Stockport Colour Calendar 2023
Stockport Colour Calendar 2023

This 2023 colour calendar of Stockport photos is put together from photographs taken by our members. It has interesting historic facts relating to Stockport, on many of the dates.

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The Four Heatons Through Time
The Four Heatons Through Time

Heaton Norris, Heaton Chapel, Heaton Moor and Heaton Mersey are all given a brief history in this book showing the changes that have taken place since 1900.

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History of the local hat makers
Battersby Hats of Stockport

William J. Battersby started from small beginnings a hat factory that grew to be one of the biggest in Stockport by Rupert Battersby.

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The Stockport Jewish Community
The Stockport Jewish Community

A well research look at the Jewish Community in Stockport from the end of the 19th century to the beginning of the 21st.

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A Stockport Tale
A Stockport Tale

A Stockport Tale by A.E.Lomas, is an A4 book outlining a childhood growing up in Stockport from the 1920’s to the war in 1949.

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Recording Stockport’s Past
Recording Stockport’s Past

This in-depth archaeological study, covering some of the most historically important buildings in the Stockport borough, including Staircase House, Underbank Hall, Chadkirk Chapel, Old Clough Barn, Notbury Mill and many more.

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A New History of Marple & Mellor
A New History of Marple & Mellor

This new look at the history of Marple and Mellor by Ann Hearle has lots to interest the local historian or keen reader. There is a slight mark on the front.

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The Legacy of Richard de Vernon
The Legacy of Richard de Vernon

Richard de Vernon was the younger son of an aristocrat, he built Stockport’s first church in the Market Place sometime between 1306 -1329. This is the history of that church, part of which still stands today.

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