Covers a wide range of Stockport historical events, features, buildings etc.

Front cover of the book by Mike Kiernon
Reddish Newtown

Memories of Reddish and its inhabitants by Mike Kiernon.

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Manchester Ship Canal
Manchester Ship Canal

History of the Manchester Ship Canal

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Bugsworth to Manchester
Bugsworth to Manchester

This book follows the path of the Bugsworth Canal as if followed its way through to Manchester, including the branch to Stockport through Reddish. Beautifully illustrated.

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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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The Four Heatons – postcard collection
The Four Heatons – postcard collection

Ian and Phil have sellected the postcards with the best historical content and interest to all who know and love the four Heatons.

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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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Six Miles From Home- plane crash
Six Miles From Home- plane crash

The Stockport air disaster occurred on 4 June 1967, when a Canadair C-4 Argonaut passenger aircraft crashed near the centre of Stockport, . Of the 84 people on board, 72 were killed, the fourth-worst disaster in British aviation history.

Stephan has fully research this true event and give a complete account of what happened.

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 Dark Cloud
The Dark Cloud

Stockport life in the Great War. 1914 – 1918

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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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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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Discover Little Underbank

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

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Cheadle Remembered

A memories book of Cheadle history by Heather Clarke.

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Images of the village in colour and black and white
Bramhall Through Time

Then and now of Bramhall, Hazel Grove, Cheadle, Cheadle Hulme, Gatley and Manchester Airport by Simon Crossley and Paul Chrystal.

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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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Front cover of the book by John A. Condon
Reddish Remembered

A photographic history of Reddish from the 18th to the 20th centuries by John A. Condon.

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Front cover of the book by Jim Clare
It wasn’t my fault Sir!

A humorous account of Jim Clare’s early life and adventures.

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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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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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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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Front cover of the book by Sue Bailey
A History of Woodsmoor

A comprehensive history of Woodsmoor covering 400 years by Sue Bailey.

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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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