Biddulph, The Grange 1902

Biddulph, The Grange 1902

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Memories 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

Delivery Days

I was born and bred in the (then village) of Biddulph, south of the hall. My closest memories of the Old Hall were the stories my mother related to me, especially about the incidence of the siege during the Civil War and the use ...Read full memory

A memory of Biddulph by Victor Mayer

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

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

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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

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.