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Captain Charles Sydney Parsons 1891 – 1957

Ahead of the WW1 centenary over four years ago, we put a call out for donations of WW1 documents and photographs. What we aimed to do was gather together as many records as we could to preserve in our archive … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading in Gallipoli Gardens

From Wendy: We were really pleased that so many of you turned up on Bury Light Night 2015 to listen to our article- and poetry-reading in Gallipoli Gardens. Nic, volunteer Penny and I really got into character wearing WW1 nurses … Continue reading

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Letter to an Unknown Soldier

During June, the Centre for Cultural Collections was thrilled to support Bury Libraries in delivering two workshops as part of the ‘14-18 Now’ project, ‘Letter to an Unknown Soldier’. The memorial to an Unknown Soldier, which stands on Platform 1 … Continue reading

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