Biddulph, The Grange 1902

Biddulph, The Grange 1902

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Memories of Biddulph

Grandad Chappell

I remember visiting here with my mother in the early 1950s. My Grandparents Herbert and Nellie Chappell managed the Hotel from around 1913 I think. Does anyone have information that would give me some dates for them ??

A memory of Biddulph

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

Child Of The Butler/Cook

As a child I grew up close to Biddulph Old Hall and spent many hours playing around it and listening to stories of an old lady who was a neighbour and who had grown up at Biddulp Old Hall as the child of the ...Read full memory

Would You Believe It

The young man on the outside of the pavement is me, the group standing in the distance are family members and the two on my right are demanding to know where I am going, as it happened I was going to see my Gran. Did not ...Read full memory

A memory of Biddulph by David 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