Harry Rutherford's
Festival of Britain Mural

Friday, 30 December 2011

The Wheatsheaf


Joshua Cheetham Booth outside The Wheatsheaf on Manchester Road


We have been very lucky to get some pictures donated by Fred Booth.. Fred's ancestors have farmed and lived in these parts for hundreds of years. Apart from the Booths, his relations include the Cheethams and the Bagshaws... I'll show many more of Fred's pictures in the New Year.. these will include water-colours paintings of Cheethams Fold Farm, Gee Cross, Booths Taxi's, Booths Cafe (Hyde Cafe) Zion Sunday School, Enfield Street, The Lamb Inn and much more.   

1 comment:

Hydonian said...

Love this photo.
It was a different pace of life in those days....