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Exploring Old Edgeley
Exploring Old Edgeley

A self guided walk around the history of Old Edgeley.

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Old Road to London
Old Road to London

The main road to London was once the Underbanks and the Hillgates. All traffic had to cross Lancashire Bridge and make it’s way up the hill to Great Moor. This walk covers the Underbanks with its very old rich history.

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Treading The Boards
Treading The Boards

Treading the Boards is a self guided walk around the history of the early theatres and music halls of Stockport Town Centre.

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Marple’s Canal, Locks and grand Aqueduct
Marple’s Canal, Locks and grand Aqueduct

A self guided walk along Marple Canal and over the famous aqueduct. Taking in the hiscoric features of the area.

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Vernon Park
Vernon Park

A pleasant ramble around Stockport’s first municipal park.

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Woodbank Memorial Park
Woodbank Memorial Park

A fascinating park with a long and important history for Stockport.

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Hazel Grove
Hazel Grove

A fascinating story of a very old village, once called bullock Smithy, turned into a self guided walk book.

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Brinnington
Brinnington

A self guided historical walk around the Brinnington area.

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Reddish South
Reddish South

A self guided walk around the South Reddish area.

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Reddish North
Reddish North

A self guided walk around the North Reddish area.

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Reddish Houldsworth
Reddish Houldsworth

Paula Rands worked for many years in Reddish Library and has used her local knowledge to write this fascinatine walk around the Houldsworth area of Reddish.

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Sir Joseph Leigh
Sir Joseph Leigh

Sir Joseph Leigh was an inportant Stockport dignitary of his day. He was a mill owner, town councillor, magistare, MP and instigator of many institutions. He had connections with Stockport Sunday School, the Technical School, Manchester Ship Canal, banks and hospitals.

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Rivers Under Your Feet
Rivers Under Your Feet

River’s Under Your Feet tells the story of Stockport’s first mills, run by water wheels and so many underground tunnels to suply them that the river Goyt was somtimes an empty channel.

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Reddish Vale
Reddish Vale

Reddish Vale is a lovey place to walk on a summer’s evening and with this book you will find out more than you ever knew.

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A Stroll Around Cheadle
A Stroll Around Cheadle

Heather Clarke lived in Cheadle all her life and in this stroll she has given us an insight into it’s hidden past. It’s very informative and a lovely strole through and around Abney Hall and Park.

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Cheadle Heath to Chestergate
Cheadle Heath to Chestergate

This linier walk follows the main road from Cheadle Heath into Mersey Square. The amount of history and interesting facts on route are well worth reading. You don’t have to walk it and it will still bring back memories to many.

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The WW1 Memorials at St. Mary’s Church
The WW1 Memorials at St. Mary’s Church

This £2 booklet not only lists the memorials in St. Mary’s Church it also gives the stories of the people remembered there.

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The History and Mistory of Loyalty Place
The History and Mistory of Loyalty Place

This £2 booklet has both attempted murder and mysterious spectors. A street that is now a parking space has a history that will amaze.

 

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Stockport’s Home Front
Stockport’s Home Front

This £2 booklet gives a look into what was happening at home during the Great War. Stockport people played their part in many ways.

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Crime & Punishment
Crime & Punishment

This £2 booklet gives a full discrition of the crimes and punishments expected in Stockport over the cenuties.

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Stockport Castle
Stockport Castle

An in depth history of Stockport’s Castle, first documented in 1173  perched on Castel Hill and later rebuilt in stone.

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Discover the Underbanks. The Edwardian Days
Discover the Underbanks. The Edwardian Days

Find out who had which shops in Little Underbank, and what they were selling in 1910.

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Discover Little Underbank

A look at Little Underbank and its people in the Victorian/Edwardian eras by Jill Trumble.

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Romiley and Greave

A circular walk around Romiley and Greave by John Bardsley.

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Offerton

A linear walk around Offerton by C. Green.

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Heaton Mersey

A circular walk around Heaton Mersey by Phil Rowbotham.

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Heaton Norris

A circular walk around Heaton Norris by Phil Rowbotham.

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Heaton Chapel

A circular walk around Heaton Chapel by Phil Rowbotham.

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Moor Top

A walk around Moor Top in a figure of eight, by  Phil Rowbotham.

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Heaton Moor

A circular walk around Heaton Moor by Phil Rowbotham.

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Station to station

A linear walk from Stockport railway station to Davenport station by Jill Trumble.

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Romiley

A circular walk around Romiley by John Bardsley.

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Vernon Park and the Goyt Valley

A linear walk by Coral Dranfield

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Marple Tramway

A circular walk by Kevin Dranfield

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Water under the bridge

The history of the Lancashire Bridge from Medieval beginnings to the present day – by Daphne Breen.

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St. Mary’s Graveyard Trail

Stories of some of the people buried at St. Mary’s church in the Market Place Stockport, by Jill Trumble.

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Stockport Streets

Looking at the fascinating history behind Stockport’s streets and their sometimes strange origins, by Kevin Dranfield

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Paupers and Vagabonds

Covering the history of poverty in Stockport from the Black Death in 1348 to WWII – by Coral Dranfield.

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Wellington Road

Covering the history of travel through Stockport from Roman times to the building of the towns first by-pass – by Kevin Dranfield

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Stockport’s Viaduct

The history of the building of Stockport’s twin viaducts, by Kevin Dranfield.

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Frontline Stockport

The country had six lines of defence against the Germans possible invasion and one went through Stockport – by Kevin Dranfield.

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Historical Connections

Exploring the link between these famous people and Stockport and Reddish, by Mike Kiernan.

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54 Famous residents of the Heatons

The lives of 54 famous residents of the four Heatons by Ian Wardle and Phil Rowbotham.

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John Bradshawe

John bradshaw was the judge at King Charles’ trial and the first to sign his death warrant. A5 booklet by Rosamund Campbell

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Admiral Sir George Back

Admiral Sir George Back was Stockport’s own Arctic Explorer, searching alongside John Franklin to find the Northwest Passage.

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