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Photographs Related To Mrs Wolfenden And Family
Photographs Related To Mrs Wolfenden And Family
Wolfenden, Mrs, b 1909, of Stretford, Manchester 1863-1931
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Related Material:See also deposit no.367.Place:Stretford, Lancashire
Title:
Photographs Related To Mrs Wolfenden And Family
Date of work:
1863-1931
Reference number:
GB124.DPA/336
Level of description:
Custodial history:
Mrs. Wolfenden's paternal great-grandfather from Pontypridd. A roadbuilder, he worked his way up to Manchester by 1850 and then built 5 pubs - `The Shakespeare' (Ardwick), `The Didsbury' (Didsbury), `The Talbot' (Stretford), `The Seymour' (Chorlton) and `The Britons Protection' (Junction of Great Bridgewater Street and Lower Mosley Street, Manchester). His son, J.E. Chapman, ran `The Shakespeare' and became chairman of Manchester City F.C. Mrs. Wolfenden's father, Harold, born in `The Shakespeare' in 1879; he was apprenticed as a furniture designer to Waring and Gillow on Deansgate; then, in 1909 took over `The Shakespeare' then moved to `The Locomotive' in Openshaw, then `The Malcolm' in Openshaw. Went to Stretford when Ford opened their works in Trafford Park, and then `The Red Lion' in Prestwich. Mrs. Wolfenden was born in `The Shakespeare' in 1909.
Use restrictions:
Unrestricted
Record types:
COLLECTION
Language:
English
Record number:
7193604
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