Category Archives: Archive News

News & events from the archives.

Archives: “there is something about the smell and feel of a one hundred and twenty year old piece of paper..”

  Greetings to all the readers. My name is Dennis Bourne and I am a second year history student at the Manchester Metropolitan University. I have had the pleasure of working with the staff at Bury archive for the past … Continue reading

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“The Bealey Family” talk at Radcliffe Library

A talk has been produced to tell the story of the Bealey family as extracted from the records and research and will be presented at Radcliffe Library on Monday 15th November, 6.30-7.30. The event is free, just turn up on … Continue reading

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Radcliffe, the Library and the Bealeys

Radcliffe library has a very strong connection with the Bealey family. In 1902, the Urban District Council applied to Andrew Carnegie, a U.S. millionaire of Scottish extraction, for a Public Library Grant. The Carnegie U.K. Trust responded with an offer … Continue reading

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Bury International Exhibition

The new exhibition due to open at Bury Museum on 21 August is all about the towns industrial past and the important role it played in nineteenth century international trade. As new manufacturing processes developed with the industrial revolution, Bury … Continue reading

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