This page has a number of audio recordings of residents of the Leekfrith area. Click the link to listen then the back button to return to this page.
Glenys Barlow - 1minute 20 seconds
Edna Goldstraw - This recording is about an hour long split into approximately 5 minute chunks.
Edna 1 - Memories of Thorncliff school
Enda 2 - Sunday school
Edna 3 - Butterfold and water supply to Upper Hulme
Edna 4 - Tattons Dye Works, days out and playing out.
Edna 5 - Getting into trouble, Courtney Brocklehurst
Edna 6 - Courtney's zoo, Yaks and Wallabies, Aircraft crashes
Edna 7 - The War and Americans, the bus service and the old road
Edna 8 - More about Buttyfold, Marriage.
David Bradbury - This recording by David(26 years old at the time)is reminiscences of his grandmother Mabel Collier. The recording is in 3 parts of about 6 mins each.
Here are some photos associated with the recordings...
Exercising outside Meerbrook school on the roadway!
Mabel and George Collier
Mabel on the back of a Motor Bike