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Knutsford, Miss Matty's Tea Shop c.1955

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Caption for Knutsford, Miss Matty's Tea Shop C1955

Situated in Princess Street, Miss Matty's teashop could once be found above Cecil Harrison's, the chemist in the centre of the picture. Obviously the clientele at the time did not need any encouragement to stop for tea - there is no apparent sign for the teashop anywhere in the photograph.

Memories of Knutsford

The Sycamores

My grandfather, Gerard Murgatroyd, was born in a house in Knutsford called "The Sycamores" in 1879. I live in Montreal and my father died in 1949 when I was two. My grandfather died before my parents met and there was no love lost between my mother and her mother-in-law. As a result I had virtually no information about my ...Read full memory

The Old Laundry

I have always heard that my gran's sister  started the laundry.  Prior to this she was a wardress at the prison.  Her name was Maria Stanley.  I know that family stories get distorted and maybe she just worked at the laundry.  She was definitely a wardress in 1901 and I would be interested to know ...Read full memory

A memory of Knutsford by audreyfrost

Hot Toasted Teacakes

As a teenager I used to go the King's Coffee House with my neighbours, Penny and Harriet (before her family was moved to Brussels). We had such fun, pretending to be grown up and sophisticated; in truth the toasted teacakes were a real treat and absolutely delicious!! I till savour them today.

A memory of Knutsford by Jane Bell

First Day At School

I remember walking into the playground with my Mum and 2 older brothers, when Jeremy pointed out that I couldn't go to this schools because it was for 'boys' only. The main entrance to the imposing Victorian building was through the original boys' entrance - the girls' entrance was at the other end if the building! I was very upset!!! Jane Bell nee Elsmore

A memory of Knutsford by Jane Bell

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