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Bury Directory

Directory & Topography of Bury, Heywood, Ramsbottom, Radcliffe, Pilkington & District 1880

The book is 287 pages long. This Directory is not word-searchable.

I have split it into 3 Parts for easy downloading:Part 1 is 23MB.Part 2 is 25MB.Part 3 is 21MB.

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Places covered: Bury: History, Post Office information, List of streets etc., Alphabetical Directory, Classified Directory, Street, Directory, Carriers

Ainsworth; Besses o'th'Barn; Brooks Bottoms; Cocky Moor; Edenfield; Elton; Heywood; Holcombe; Hopwood; Hollins; Outwood; Pilkington; Pilsworth; Radcliffe; Ramsbottom; Ringley; Shuttleworth; Stand; Summerseat; Tottington; Unsworth; Walmersley; Whitefield.

Notes on Old Bury

Notes on Old Bury

The book is 65 pages long and the file is 13.5MB.

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Old Notes on Bury contents:

Old Lawyers, Schools and Schoolmasters; The Streets of the Town; Their names and the Tenants; Licensed Inns and Beerhouses; Stage Coaches and Toll Bars; Banks and Private Residences; Sports and Pastimes; The Bury Doctors; The Bury Hunt; Fires and Fire Engines; Some Bury Characters, Places and Place Names; Bury Theatres, Concerts and other Amusements
Churches and Chapels: Their Organists and Singers, and some other Local Musicians; Parish Church Singers and Musicians; The Music and Philharmonic Societies; A Monster Gathering – An Old Directory; An Ancient Vestry – The Parish Church Bells; Ancient Management of the Town; The Georgian “Owd” Church; Ancient Government of the Town and some other matters; Some Doings of the Town’s Governing Body; An Old-Time Sea Disaster; Some Former Townsmen – An Old Tragedy; The Centre of the Town when the ancient Glebe Land consisted mainly of Green Fields; Additional Notes by Various Contributors

Bygone Bury

Bygone Bury

The book is 121 pages long and the file is 5MB.

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People of Bury

Photographs of Bury People

The book is 30 pages long and the file size is 30.5MB.

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The book contains the following photographs:

Fred Anderton; S. Bailey; William Bailey; Rev J. Bankes; W. S. Barlow; A. Bell; J. Booth; Thomas Bott; Rev C.H. Boutflower; W. Bradbury; F. Bull; James Cass; J. Chadwick; Rev Sir William Henry Clerke; Alcimus Coulthurst; Dr. Fletcher; Dr. Matthew Fletcher; J. Randle Fletcher; Dr. Goodlad; Dr. Grundy; T. Grundy; Richard Hacking; Stephen Hamilton; Dennis Hardman; W. Harper; John Heap; Dr. Hiles; A.B.B. Howorth; Mr Jackson; John Just; W.H. Kershaw; John Lord; J. Meadowcroft; H. Nuttall; George Openshaw; Joshua Openshaw; T. Openshaw; Dr. James Parks; Dr. John Parks; Sir John Parks; Dr. Robert Parks; Ponty; Dan Rowland; Dr. Reay; T. Redfern; Rev. John Stanley; J. Thornton; Veritas; Dr. Wardleworth; J.M. Watson; George Webb; Henry Webb; Charlie Whitehead; Henry Whitehead; J.C. Whitehead; S. Whitehead; J.M. Wike; Kay Wild; S. Woodcock; T. Wrigley; Bank Street Chapel Choir; Bury Hunt; Bury Parish Choir c.1882; Bury Parish Church Choir; Bury Cricket Team c1867; Holcombe Hunt; Public Entertainment.

Bent Hall

Bent Hall, Oldham

The book is 24 pages long and the file is 9.5MB.

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St Mary's Chapelry, Oldham

St Mary's Chapelry, Oldham

The book is 212 pages long and the file is 14MB.

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St. Mary's Chapelry, Oldham contents:

The History of the Ancient Chapel and Chapelry; The Fabric; The Ornaments, Vestments, and Furniture; The Clergy; The Registers; The Churchwardens; The Churchyard; The Dispersed Property; The Endowments; The Conclusion.

History of Rochdale

History of Rochdale from earliest times to 1930

New Annals of Rochdale compiled by T.T. Heywood.

The book is 280 pages long and the file is 12MB.

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The Vicars of Rochdale

The Vicars of Rochdale 1194 to 1905

The book is 80 pages long and the file is 15MB.

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Tour of South Lancashire

Tour of South Lancashire with Local History

The book is 267 pages long and the file is 9MB.

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Tour of South Lancashire with Local History contents:

Ramble from Bury to Rochdale; The Cottage of Tim Bobbin, and the Village of Milnrow; Rostherne Mere; Highways and Byeways, from Rochdale to the Top of Blackstone Edge; The Town of Heywood, and its Neighbourhood; The Grave of Geislehurst Boggart.;Boggart Ho'Clough.

Bury Images

Bury Images

The book is 82 pages long and the file size is 12MB.

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Oldham Images

Oldham Images

The book is 33 pages long and the file size is 4MB.

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Oldham Miscellaneous

Oldham Miscellany

The book is 22 pages long and the file is 5MB.

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The book contains:

Past Mayors of Oldham; Population of Oldham 1801 to 1949; Freemen of Oldham; 1315, 1333 & 1345 Rebellions in Lancashire; The fight for incorporation; 18th century deed relating to mumps.

Photographs:

Thomas Henshaw; Alfred Marshall JP. ; Dame Sarah A. Lees LL.D. ; George Wright; James Middleton JP. ; Miss Marjory Lees; Mrs Mary Higgs OBE. ; Old Blind Joe; Robert Jackson; Sir John Tomlinson Hibbert; Thomas Oldham Barlow.

Rochdale Images

8 images of Rochdale.

File size is 1MB

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Map of Bury

Map of Bury area

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