Looking at the fascinating history behind Stockport’s streets and their sometimes strange origins, by Kevin Dranfield
This A4 black & white book has fascinating stories of the Market Place and the people that frequented it. With many rare old photographs.
Find out who had which shops in Little Underbank, and what they were selling in 1910.
A look at Little Underbank and its people in the Victorian/Edwardian eras by Jill Trumble.
Covering the history of travel through Stockport from Roman times to the building of the towns first by-pass – by Kevin Dranfield
An in depth history of Stockport’s Castle, first documented in 1173 perched on Castel Hill and later rebuilt in stone.
Stockport life in the Great War. 1914 – 1918
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.
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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