Friday, 27 September 2013

Digging for victory

Building work on the Together Trust site is ongoing as the charity extends its Inscape service in Cheadle. Amongst the diggers and the builders, as the final bits of work are completed, history occasionally comes to light.

Foundation walls of the Sanatorium
 

Friday, 20 September 2013

A home for neglected motherless children

We recently had a request from a genealogist looking for an ancestor that was living at a house on Tetlow Lane, Broughton in the 1901 census.

Tetlow Grove House, Tetlow Lane

Tuesday, 10 September 2013

'Welcome Home'


After the last few blogs about the importance of documents for establishing identity I thought we would look at some more of our fabulous emigration collection and the individuals they represented.


Passengers on the boat to Canada


Monday, 2 September 2013

The Archivist has returned to the building


Last week was spent in the delightful city of Cardiff at this year’s ARA conference. As well as an array of speakers on various different subjects one of the most intriguing, in relation to the charity, was that of Michael Jones, who was mentioned in our last blog

The importance of records for establishing identity