History

Last Freight to Tottington

This video is a copy of a Bury Cine Society film taken in standard-8 on the last day of trains on the line in August 1963. The commentary is spoken by Terry Ashworth in a recording made in the...

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The Bury to Holcombe Brook Branch Line

The Bury and Tottington Railway Company was founded in 1877 and work commenced on the single track on 26th July 1878. The service between Bury and Holcombe Brook began in November 1882 with six return trips daily. There were stations at Woodhill Road, Brandlesholme...

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The Repair to St. Anne’s Church after The Bombing

Early on Sunday morning, December 24th, 1944, a flying bomb exploded on the cottages opposite St. Anne’s church in Chapel Street. A note in the services book runs thus:- “There were no services this day owing to the Church being damaged by enemy action. Six people...

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Tottington’s Lady In The Bath

Watch 'The Making Of... The Lady in the Bath' video clips here and here. (links to YouTube) In the small hours of Sunday 4th August 2013 a small group of well-disguised Tottington residents could be seen walking along the Kirklees Trail pushing wheelbarrows and...

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