Timperley Forge - a Memory of Timperley.

My grandfather, Harry Barker was the farrier here but left with my Granny Alice in the 1940's to live in Leicester. Does anyone remember where the forge was situated ? I visited as a small child and seem to remember a station or railway line close by. I imagine the business was closed down rather than sold because fewer horses were needed.


A memory shared by magsinafrica on Aug 31st, 2014. Send magsinafrica a message

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Thu Mar 26th 2015, at 11:11 am
howling.mad commented:
Not for long! It's earmarked by the council for demolition.
Fri Jan 9th 2015, at 9:39 pm
bilwat43 commented:
Barkers Smithy was at the top of Baker Street. I was born there in 1942 and remember it well. The railway line ran behind Baker Street and the nearby station was Baguley. The smithy later became a second hand furniture warehouse. Timpeley library now stands on the site.

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