Broughton and Cheetham Hill in Regency and Victorian Times, by Monty Dobkin

Broughton and Cheetham Hill in Regency and Victorian Times, by Monty Dobkin

Broughton and Cheetham Hill in Regency and Victorian Times, by Monty Dobkin

Booklet published by Neil Richardson in 1999, 62 pages. A4 size booklet (N6264)

From the foreword: This booklet is a short account of how two large suburbs grew up from small villages in less than a hundred years, written principally for past and present Broughton and Cheetham residents and others who work, shop or visit friends here. It all happened in the nineteenth century and, although many dynamic changes have taken place in our own times, the pattern of these districts was complete a long time ago. Sections include:

Country Villages
The Old Families
The Broughton Halls and their Residents
A Genteel Neighbourhood
Bury Old Road and Cheetham Hill Road
Bury New Road
Recreation
The Middle Years
Development from the 1840s
The Third Quarter 1850-1875
The Cheetham Committee
After 1860
Broughton Park and Sedgley Park
Mr Gladstone dined in Broughton Park
A Select Development
Too Many Pubs?
Sedgley Park
Broughton Becomes Part of Salford 1847-1853
Collecting the Poor Rate
Cheetham or Cheetham Hill?
Cheetwood - an Urban Village
Approaching Cheetham Hill
Cheetham Hill from the 1880s
Prosperous Kersal Kersal Bar
Kersal Moor in the News
A Cradle of Sport
Golf
Cricket
Bowling
Why Leicester Road was Built
Two Walks into History
Cheetham Hill
Broughton
List of Inhabitants in 1825
List of Inhabitants in 1843

The booklet is illustrated throughout with several small black and white photographs, drawings and maps

Condition of the booklet is generally excellent. The cover is clean and bright, the staple spine is tight and intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. Has an old price printed on the front cover, a small price sticker on the rear side.

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