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25 pictures that show brutal reality of poverty in and Manchester and Salford - Manchester Evening News Old Pictures, Old Photos, London Pictures, Old Images, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Anfield Liverpool, Summer Family Pictures, Black And White City

25 pictures that show poverty in the 1960s and 70s

Stark images show how many used to live in Salford and Manchester inner cities

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Scarface Alf

Meet the forbidding Sergeant Alf Foster – a legend of the Manchester City Police’s ‘B’ Division. Born in the Staffordshire town of Burslem in 1895, he served with the Grenadier Guards during the Great War. He joined Manchester City Police on July 27, 1921 at the age of 25. His joining record shows his previous occupation as a miner. He is said to have struck fear into the villains of Collyhurst and Miles Platting with his formidable stature - weighing in at 20 stones – and imposing presence…

A plaque commemorating the infamous Peterloo Massacre, which took place at St Peter’s Field in Manchester on 16 August 1819. The event occurred when regular soldiers and local yeomanry tried to break up a crowd who had gathered to protest against the economic conditions and in favour of suffrage.They had been brought in because it was feared the local special constables would not be able to control the large crowds. www.gmp.police.uk Peterloo Massacre, What Is English, Stockport Uk, Law And Justice, Manchester England, Salford, Power To The People, Yesterday And Today, The Republic

Peterloo Plaque

A plaque commemorating the infamous Peterloo Massacre, which took place at St Peter’s Field in Manchester on 16 August 1819. The event occurred when regular soldiers and local yeomanry tried to break up a crowd who had gathered to protest against the economic conditions and in favour of suffrage. They had been brought in because it was feared the local special constables would not be able to control the large crowds. The gathering was to be addressed by radical speaker Henry Hunt and his…

In pictures: Manchester in 1986 - 30 years ago - Manchester Evening News Manchester Landmarks, Manchester Street, Manchester England, Bridgewater Canal, Salford, 30 Years, Old Photos, Street Photography, Paris Skyline

In pictures: Manchester in 1986 - 30 years ago

These pictures from the council's Local Image Collection show how Manchester looked in 1986

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Collyhurst flats3

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After researching in Chetham's Library we came across a few images of how Angel Meadow was during it's slum days. As you can see the houses were barely held together, and the streets look more like sewages than a community. Manchester Street, Manchester Uk, Vintage Children Photos, Vintage Photos, Old Pictures, Old Photos, My Family History, Salford, Slums

Angel Meadow… How it was

After researching in Chetham’s Library we came across a few images of how Angel Meadow was during it’s slum days. As you can see the houses were barely held together, and the streets lo…

Corner of Greengate and Holinwood Avenue, Moston, Manchester. Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Hearths, Small Gardens, Cops, Good Old, Old Town, Old School, Manchester

Corner of Greengate and Holinwood Avenue, Moston, Manchester.

Old & New, Manchester, England, United Kingdom, photograph by Becky Lambert. Interesting Photos, Cool Photos, Child Labour, Manchester England, Industrial Architecture, British Rail, Salford, Modern City, Urban Photography

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Alexandra Place, Rochdale Road, Collyhurst, Manchester. Hearths, Rochdale, Salford, Vintage Photos, Manchester, Youth, Ice, Memories, History

Alexandra Place, Rochdale Road, Collyhurst, Manchester.