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Hand Coloured Photographs

These photographs are all coloured in the Victorian style and are particularly suitable for use on Jigsaws, Tea Towels and Cushion Covers, but are also available in all our products.

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People & Characters

Evocative characters detailing our social history through the photographs in the archive.

Memories of Nether Alderley

In the late 1960s and early 1970s I stayed here for my school hols, my grandmother worked for Mr and Mrs Bodd who were the owners at the time. My grandparants lived in part of the house round the side which in itsself was large. One thing that sticks out in my mind is the sights of a few ghosts that  were about the (...Read full memory)

The Smithy was destroyed by fire about 1900. A new Smithy was built in its place.

It is often stated that the village shop was also the Post Office, but this is not true. There was a letter box (bar) in the wall, but the nearest Post Office was at Monk's Heath. The village shop was very small but sold a variety of products from chicken feed to postcards.

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