Updated: May 4, 2021
Hello, I hope you are all keeping well. I'm sure you will all guessed by now, we will have our Christmas meeting on Zoom. (mince pie and glass punch at the ready)
Monday 30th November. at 7pm.
"The Alderley Crewdsons -from Cotton Mills to Nobel Peace prizes"
Graham Dilliway, will present his research on another famous family who lived in some of the beautiful villas around Alderley. Graham has researched several other famous Alderley families ,e.g The Schill's in Croston Towers, The Hopkinson's in The Ferns & The Pilkington's in Firwood.
The Crewdsons are an equally interesting family, and like the other families mentioned, the Crewdson legacy is still enjoyed by us all today. This is Springfield one of the houses the family lived in.
We received some papers and information from Simon Timberlake, who wrote The Archaeology of Alderley Edge book during the Landscape Project, We thank Simon for sending the papers and it good that the copy archive is together.
2.The Edge Association have been having a clear out and we hope to receive their archive of paperwork , newsletters and a history of the association and people that were involved. Thank you to Ian and Stephen for their suggestion.
3.Arther collected a lovely montage of photos from Wendy Mellor and she gave a short history of her family who worked for Lord Stanley. The photo and history has been displayed on our Face book page. Thank you Wendy.
4.Thank you Val, Stephen and Sandra who are continuing to sort out the large maps and other archive papers.
5.The new website is under construction and I hope to have a preview by the next meeting.
6.At the minute we are keeping in contact albeit with a newer audience through FB pages. Sandra Woodall, has been putting a lot of photos and memorabilia up from her late father’s estate, she will donate various items to be displayed in the History group archive. which is very exciting. Thank you Sandra.
I hope it wont be too long till we are able to have a huge show and tell meeting and display all our newly acquired archives.
the link for the zoom meeting on Monday 30th November , please click below
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 880 7620 7044
If you would like help with joining the meeting on Zoom, please phone Mandy Parr 01625 586761.
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