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LEIGH REGISTER GUIDE
Written by M.J. Watts.
Stock no. 1814835
Published by Leigh And District Family History Society. 1st 1988. Very good condition.
Compiled by the Leigh and District Family History Society. Registers of Churches, Copies and their Whereabouts. Large format. Stiff paperwraps. ISBN: 1871247055.
LEIGH, TYLDESLEY AND ATHERTON: A BYGONE ERA
Written by Peter Riley.
Stock no. 1814834
Published by P & D Riley. 1st 1994. Very good condition.
A collection of rare archive photographs of Leigh, Tyldesley, Atherton, Golborne, Abram, Glazebury, Astley and Hindley. Pictorial cardwraps. 71 pages. ISBN: 1874712131. Corners lightly rubbed, spine and rear cover faded. Neat inscription in ink to title page.
ATHERTON AND TYLDESLEY (IMAGES OF ENGLAND)
Written by Tony Ashcroft.
Stock no. 1814833
Published by Tempus. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition.
Illustrated with over 200 archive photographs, the majority of which have been drawn from the local material held by Wigan Heritage Service, as well as from private collections, this book documents the changes in transport, education, local trades and business, as well as the effect of war on the two towns and their inhabitants. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 0752430483.
HISTORIC CULCHETH: THE STORY OF A VILLAGE
Written by Rosemary Keery.
Stock no. 1814832
Published by Hiscul Publications. 1993. Very good condition.
A Village in Warrington, Cheshire. White cardwraps. B/w photos and illustrations. 146 pages including index. ISBN: 0952092107. Spine faded. Inscription in ink to title page. Else contents clean.
THE JUBILEE HISTORY OF THE LEIGH FRIENDLY CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY LIMITED 1857-1907
Written by T. Boydell.
Stock no. 1814831
Published by Co-Operative Printing Sociaty Limited. 1st 1907. Very good condition.
With an introduction, giving a brief description of Leigh before co-operation, and an account of the trials and sufferings of the old silk weavers. Green cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w illustrations and fold-out plan. 323 pages. Boards a little marked. Bookplate to front pastedown and inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few grubby margin marks. Some hinges pulled. Binding feels a little loose.
EARLY DAYS IN IRLAM VILLAGE (1896-1914)
Written by James Goodier.
Stock no. 1814830
Published by Irlam And Cadishead History Society. 1977. Very good condition.
Recollections of the 'life and times' of the old Irlam Village. White cardwraps. Stapled booklet with 88 pages. B/w photos. Covers lightly browned and a little grubby. Small inscription in ink to Contents page. Top edge of text block browned.
PUBS OF LEIGH FIRST ROUND: AROUND THE MARKET PLACE
Written by Cyril Ward; Norma Ackers; Evelyn Finch.
Stock no. 1814829
Published by Leigh Local History Society. 1st 1982. Very good condition.
Leigh Local History Society Publication No. 10. Slim cardwraps with staple binding. B/w illustrations. 32 pages. Light creasing.
AN OUTLINE HISTORY OF LEIGH
Written by Norma Ackers. Illustrated by Edward Ackers.
Stock no. 1814828
1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition.
Leigh Local History Society Publication No. 6. White cardwraps. Slim booklet with sketch maps.
A DIARY OF OLD LEIGH
Written by T. Boydell.
Stock no. 1814827
Published by P & D Riley. 1st thus 1995. Slightly better than very good condition.
Pictorial cardwraps. First published in 1916 as 'Notes on Old Leigh'. 52 pages. ISBN: 1874712220. Inscription in ink to title page.
Written by John Lunn.
Stock no. 1814825
Circa 1958. Very good condition.
The historical past of a Lancashire Borough. A history from original records of the townships of Pennington, Westleigh and Bedford to the year 1875 and of Leigh from that year to the present. Green cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w frontis and a few b/w plates. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few foxspots to prelims and last few pages. Text block browned.
LANCASHIRE WORTHIES (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Francis Espinasse.
Stock no. 1814823
Published by Simpkin, Marshall & Co.. 1st 1874. Good condition.
Two volumes, second series first published date is 1877. People of note from Lancashire including Samuel Crompton who invented the spinning-mule. Red cloth boards with black & gilt titles. Bevelled edges. B/w frontis to volume one. Volume one top of spine is fraying with a little loss of cloth. Inscriptions in ink to prelims. Joints splitting and therefore binding fragile but holding. A few damp stains to margins.
THE ROMANCE OF THE ROAD
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1814822
Published by Bracken Books. 1st thus 1986. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Reproduction of the first 1928 edition. Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. A story of inns, roads, coaches and travellers. ISBN: 1851700013. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and lightly rubbed at corners. Rear corner bumped.