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Euxton St Mary's RC School Photo c.1907-08

This picture has been kindly donated by Marguerite Isherwood and pictures children from St Mary's R.C. Euxton about 1907/8. Her Grandmother Anne Beardsworth nee Roscoe b.1900 is on the top row...


On the glass there is an image of the head and shoulders of King Edward VII with ER at either side. Beneath E is Born Nov. 9th 1841. beneath R Crowned Aug. 9th 1902.A square beneath has the...


Plate 235mm diameter with pink edging. Marked at top Holinshead St, Sunday School, Chorley, 1901


Picture of Queen Alexandria and King Edward VII. On back Withnell, United Schools, Celebration

Commemorative Cup

View of Queen Alexandra and King Edward VII with Royal Standard to left and Union Jack to right. Beneath picture 'Chorley Parish Church Sunday School'.

Chorley Market

Suggestion -- The structure on the photograph puts me in mind of the largely wooden "theatres" on part of the cattle market that received shows and circuses in late Victorian times- it...

Town Hall

Chorley Town Hall was built in 1452 and has been the centre of administration in Chorley ever since. This imposing building is not quite so visible by passing motorists since the main through road...

Sir Henry Tate

An industrialist who had made his fortune as a sugar refiner, Henry Tate offered his collection of art to the nation on the condition that a gallery dedicated to British art was built. The son of...

Chorley Cup 3

A quality cup from Chorley

Chorley Cup 1

A cup that originated in Chorley