Congleton, Lawton Street 1898

Congleton, Lawton Street 1898

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Memories of Congleton

William & Jane Kay Marriage 1865

My Great, Great, Grand parents William & Jane Kay came from Congleton Cheshire. They were married 20-February 1865 in St Peters Church Congleton (marriage ...Read full memory

Childhood Memories Of Congleton Park Boats.

My brother, George Machin, used to go on these boats. He was in the building trade and they used to wear heavy donkey jackets etc. Him and his mates broke up ...Read full memory

A memory of Congleton by Ann Hartley

Congleton Baths

Congleton Open Air Baths during the 50/60s. It had the entrance of a theatre, 2 steps up with an overhanging portico and glass doors that opened up to a foyer. It was well painted ...Read full memory

A memory of Congleton by Alec Coles

Wonderful Memories

My great grandfather - Charles Dale was living at Moreton Old Hall when this photograph was taken. His family, the Dales, had become tenant farmers for Moreton Old Hall in the ...Read full memory

A memory of Congleton by Lyn Smith

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About this photo

In the 17th century the Congleton Corporation had just enough money in the kitty to buy a new Bible for the parish church. However, the town bear suddenly died, leaving the town facing something of a dilemma. With only enough cash to buy either the Bible or a new bear, the choice was simple: a new bear.

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

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