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The Story of Chorlton Cum Hardy

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Description for The Story of Chorlton Cum Hardy Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 174 x 19. Weight in Grams: 736.

This richly illustrated history explores every aspect of life in Chorlton-cum-Hardy. Drawing on contemporary accounts, Government documents, newspaper reports, antiquarian books and recent academic work, it debunks many myths about the town - and unearths some surprising truths along the way. Local historian Andrew Simpson takes the reader to the rural cottages and houses of the past, many of which disappeared only recently and some which are still local landmarks today. Revealing the close links between rural communities and the city, and with chapters on farming, local industries, shops and pubs, health, wealth and poverty, children, housework and housing, churches, ... Read more

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About Andrew Simpson
ANDREW SIMPSON writes and lectures on the history of Chorlton-cum-Hardy and Manchester. He retired from teaching after thirty-five years and has been active in the politics of the city for over forty years. He is the author of The Story of Chorlton-cum- Hardy, has collaborated on Didsbury Through Time, The Story of Hough End Hall and Manchester Pubs, and is ... Read more

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