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Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin.

Today’s story comes from a big battered volume. It must have been a lifetime’s labour of love and was published in 1880 by J P Earwaker. The work was dedicated to his father, James Earwaker of Brocklands, Alderley Edge. “Alderley … Continue reading

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The Stanleys of Alderley – Their letters edited by Nancy Mitford

This rare book gives a lively picture of the Stanley family when they lived in their house of sixty bedrooms and six entertaining rooms on the Alderley Park estate (which now houses the AstraZeneca complex). Nancy Mitford introduces the family … Continue reading

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