Born into poverty, John Walthew rose to be a leading philanthropist and Mayor of Stockport. Inspired by his blind daughter he established the Stockport Blind Institute, now known as Walthew House.
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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.
The history of the building of Stockport’s twin viaducts, by Kevin Dranfield.
Covering the history of poverty in Stockport from the Black Death in 1348 to WWII – by Coral Dranfield.
This £2 booklet not only lists the memorials in St. Mary’s Church it also gives the stories of the people remembered there.
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.
A look at Little Underbank and its people in the Victorian/Edwardian eras by Jill Trumble.
A humorous account of Jim Clare’s early life and adventures.
A look at the heritage following the Tin Brook and surrounding areas by Grace Collier.
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