Biddulph, The Grange 1902

Biddulph, The Grange 1902

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Memories of Biddulph

Biddulph,Early 1960s,Fondest Memories.

My father was transferred from a North East Mining Community,to a beautiful place called Biddulph.While he worked hard in the pits,we enjoyed many long days playing in some of the most wonderful places of ...Read full memory

The Old Vicarage

In the 1970s I lived in the Old Vicarage and remember being able to view the church from the house.  My fondest memories are a lovely gentleman named Tom who used to take me to the shop each week when (I think) he ...Read full memory

A memory of Biddulph

Amazing Discovery At Rushton Spencer Church !! 1956

My late father, W Gary Bailey, and my grandfather, Master Builder W Lloyd Bailey (who built all of the houses on Brown Lees Road, Brown Lees ) were conducting maintenance work at the church, ...Read full memory

A memory of Biddulph by Rob Bailey

Victoria Colliery Steam Shunter And Coal Wagons 1969

I remember as a 4 year old, standing outside my late grandmother ( Annie Bailey's ) railway cottage, watching the steam engine pulling coal laden, wooden frame coal wagons past the Railway ...Read full memory

A memory of Biddulph by Rob Bailey

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History

Biddulph Grange stands amid the magnificent gardens laid out by one of the great 19th century horticulturists, James Bateman. Bateman was also responsible for laying out the Arboretum at Derby, the first public park in England. The Grange later became a children's hospital.

This is an excerpt from Staffordshire Photographic Memories, by Clive Hardy

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