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 history of the Lancashire Bridge from Medieval beginnings to the present day – by Daphne Breen.
A look at the heritage following the Tin Brook and surrounding areas by Grace Collier.
Stockport Past & Present documents the changes to our town using photographs from different periods, with brief descriptions .
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.
This A4 black & white book has fascinating stories of the Market Place and the people that frequented it. With many rare old photographs.
William J. Battersby started from small beginnings a hat factory that grew to be one of the biggest in Stockport by Rupert Battersby.
This £2 booklet has both attempted murder and mysterious spectors. A street that is now a parking space has a history that will amaze.
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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