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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William J. Battersby started from small beginnings a hat factory that grew to be one of the biggest in Stockport by Rupert Battersby.
Stories of some of the people buried at St. Mary’s church in the Market Place Stockport, by Jill Trumble.
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.
This £2 booklet not only lists the memorials in St. Mary’s Church it also gives the stories of the people remembered there.
Jim Clare’s self guided walk book around the town centre of Stockport is full of interesting facts about it’s history and heritage.
Looking at the fascinating history behind Stockport’s streets and their sometimes strange origins, by Kevin Dranfield
The history of the Lancashire Bridge from Medieval beginnings to the present day – by Daphne Breen.
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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