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Front and back covers of the 2024 calendar
Colour Calendar 2024

The 2024 calendar is full of colourful photographs of Stockport with interesting historical facts on many of the dates.

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Cotton Shopping Bag with a short handle
Cotton Shopping Bag with a short handle

This cotton shopping bag is made from an original artwork produced by Jim Clare. Looking from the door of St Mary in Edwardian times.

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Cotton Shopping Bag – long handle
Cotton Shopping Bag – long handle

This cotton shopping bag is made from an original artwork produced by Jim Clare. The scene is looking from the door of St Mary in Edwardian times.

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Pigs, Peasants & Pestilence
Pigs, Peasants & Pestilence

This book followes the growth of Stockport from the time of Domesday to the end of the 17th Century, through wars, famine and disease to a thriving commercial Market Town, long before the Industrial Revolution.

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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 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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Front cover of the book by Jim Clare & Maureen Fahy
It wasn’t my fault Sarge!

A sequel to Jim’s early life. He continues his adventures into National Service.

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Stockport History Tour
Stockport History Tour

This pocket-sized guide provides a fascinating glimpse into the history of the town of Stockport. Some of its medieval past has been hidden by the rapid expansion during the early part of the Industrial Revolution but much still remains if you know where to look.

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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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