Tag Archives: The Bury Times

A letter for Ada

Our Heritage Lottery funded project, ‘Bury Remembers the First World War’ has enabled our volunteers to extract newspaper obituaries and images of upward of 3,000 local military personnel who died during the conflict. The published obituaries contain details of next … Continue reading

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Bury at War: Christmas 1914

With help from our newspaper archive, we discover fascinating insights into how Christmas was celebrated 100 years ago both for the people at home in Bury and for family members who were serving in France.   Christmas Eve in 1914 Stars … Continue reading

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A Labour of Love!

The Centre for Cultural Collections and several Libraries across the borough can provide you with free access to past copies of local newspapers. The publications are stored on microfilm but please don’t let this put you off as staff are available to … Continue reading

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