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Publications for Sale

Below are a selection of books for sale. If you wish to read a brief description of a book or make a purchase, click on the appropriate book cover.

We can accept credit/debit card payments or alternatively you can print the order form out and post to us with a cheque.

Postage & Packing is calculated based on the number of books you order and is itemised separately once you have determined your order - if you have a large order (ie. more than 5 items) please contact us by sending a message to Portland Basin for special rates.

All orders will be despatched to you within 10 working days of confirmation of payment.

The History of Tameside

A series of volumes covering the history of the nine towns from the earliest times up to World War II.

Tameside
Before 1066
tameside before 1066 - click to buy
Michael Nevell
£7.50
Tameside
1066-1700
tameside 1066-1700 - click to buy
by Michael Nevell
£7.50
Tameside
1700-1930
tameside 1700-1930 - click to buy
by Michael Nevell
£10.00
The People who
Made Tameside
the people who made tameside - click to buy
by Michael Nevell
£9.00
Buildings of
Tameside
buildings of tameside - click to buy
by Tom Burke &
Michael Nevell
£10.00
Lands & Lordships
in Tameside
landlords and lordships - click to buy
by Michael Nevell &
John Walker
£9.00
The Folklore
of Tameside
the folklore of tameside - click to buy
by John Walker &
Michael Nevell
£5.00
Tameside in
Transition
tameside in transition - click to buy
by Michael Nevell &
John Walker
£7.50
Portland Basin
and the archaeology of
the canal warehouse
portland basin - click to buy
by Michael Nevell &
John Walker
£5.00
Denton & Dukinfield
Halls
denton and dukinfield halls - click to buy
by Michael Nevell
& John Walker
£5.00
The Park Bridge Ironworks
The Park Bridge Ironworks - click to buy
by Michael Nevell
& John Roberts
£5.00
The Archaeology of Twentieth
century Tameside
The Archaelogy of Twentieth Century Tameside - click to buy
by Michael Nevell
& John Walker
£7.50
St Lawrence's Church
St Lawrence's Church Publication - click to buy
by Michael Nevell and Ivan Hradil
£5.00
The Two Saint Michaels
The Two Saints Michaels Publication - click to buy
by Michael Nevell and Ivan Hradil
£5.00
Carrbrook
A Textile Village and its Valley
Carrbrook - A Textile Village and its Valley - click to buy
by Michael Nevell, Brian Grimsditch
& Carolanne King
£5.00
  Denton and the Archaeology of
 the Felt Hatting Industry
Denton and the Archaeology of the Felt Hatting Industry - click to buy
by Michael Nevell with Brian
Grimsditch and Ivan Hradil
£5.00
 
Newton Hall and the cruck buildings of North West England
Newton Hall and the cruck buildings of North West England - click to buy
by Michael Nevell
£6.00

Books in Old Photographs

A series of books of photographs utilising the Local Studies Library's photographic collection.

They illustrate everyday life as well as unusual events and can bring back memories for older residents of the towns, while providing a glimpse into the life and times of our ancestors for younger people.

Denton in Old Photographs
denton in old photographs - click to buy
by Alice Lock
£1.00
Dukinfield in Old Photographs
dukinfield in old photographs - click to buy
by C. Wilkins-Jones
£1.00
the Archive Photographs
Denton & Haughton
archive of denton and haughton - click to buy
compiled by Jill Cronin &
the Denton Local History Society
£11.99
the Archive Photographs
Hyde
archive photos in hyde - click to buy
compiled by Barbara Sole
£12.99
the Archive Photographs
Hyde (The Second Selection)
archive photos in hyde second editon - click to buy
compiled by Barbara Sole
£12.99
Images of England
Hyde (The Third Selection)
images of hyde third edition - click to buy
by Paul Taylor
£12.99

 

There is also a linked series of reminiscences with photographs

 


Denton Voices
voices of denton - click to buy
by Jill Cronin &
Marion Pilcher
£9.99
Droylsden &
Audenshaw Voices
voices of droylsden - click to buy
by Jill Cronin
£10.99

Pearson's Canal Companions have achieved cult status with canal users of all kinds

 

Pearson's Canal Companion
Four Counties Ring
four counties ring - click to buy
Michael Pearson
7th Edition, 2005
£8.95
Pearson's Canal Companion
Welsh Waters
welsh waters - click to buy
J.M. Pearson
7th Edition, 2006
£9.95
Pearson's Canal Companion
Pennine Waters
pennine waters - click to buy
Michael Pearson
3rd Edition, 2004
£9.95
  Pearson's Canal Companion
Cheshire Ring
cheshire ring - click to buy
J.M. Pearson
8th Edition 2005
£9.95
 

 


 

  The Anderton Boat Lift
The Anderton Boat Lift - click to buy
David Carden
First Edition 2000
£19.95
 

The 1930's Scrapbook
1930s scrapbook - click to buy
Robert Opie
First Edition 1997
£14.50
The Wartime Scrapbook -
from Blitz to Victory 1939-1945
wartime scrapbook - click to buy
Robert Opie
Second Edition 1999
£14.50

The 1950's Scrapbook
1950s scrapbook - click to buy
Robert Opie
First Edition 1998
£14.50
Rutherford -
The Life & Work of
Harry Rutherford
rutherford - click to buy
Emma Smith
First Edition 1998
£2.50

 

Miscellaneous Titles

 

Cotton in Ashton
Cotton in Ashton - click to buy
by Ian Haynes
£1.00
Flickering Memories
Flickering Memories - click to buy
by Philip Martin Williams &
David L Williams
£3.00
William Aitken
William Aitken - click to buy
by Robert G Hall
& Stephen Roberts
£2.00
The Home Front
the Home Front - click to buy
by Barbara Atkinson
£2.50
Smokestack to Urban Chic - St Petersfield
Smokestack to Urban Chic - St Petersfield - click to buy 
Compiled by The History on your Doorstep group
£10.00
Ridge Hill
Ridge Hill - click to buy
A story of a community told by
the people who live there
£1.00
Brass Bands, Stalybridge and Me
Brass Bands, Stalybridge and Me - click to buy
by Fred Wrigley
£4.25
I wish I'd asked my Grandad
I wish I'd asked my Grandad - click to buy
by David E King
£4.75
A History of Dukinfield - No Mean City
No Mean City - click to buy
by Milan Pavasovic
£3.50
The Dukinfield I Knew
The Dukinfield I Knew - click to buy
by James Brooke
£3.25
Don't Fret, My Lad
Don't Fret, My Lad - click to buy
by Bill Andrews
£3.00
 
     

 

We also sell a range of other local history titles - please let us know your special interests

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