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Monthly Archives: July, 2019

Heaton and the Peterloo protest

In October 1819, thousands of north east people including, almost certainly, miners from Heaton Colliery and their families, took part in a remarkable demonstration...

Parsons’ man and Apollo 11

 'That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind' 20 July, 1969 Famous words but in the millions spoken or written to mark...

Remembering the Coronation through Wills’ employees’ eyes

Heaton History Group member Michael Proctor is currently clearing his mother in law’s house after she had to move into care earlier this year...

The Border Reivers

On 23 October 2019, our talk at the Corner House will be about the Border Reivers. For three hundred years Northern England and Southern Scotland...

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