Category Archives: Crewe

Finding Mary

It’s not often I get that emotional about my family history – but I did today. My great grandparents, George Bruce and Mary Ellen (née Bates) had two sons (grand-pa Jack and great-uncle Bob) and three daughters. Sadly, the three … Continue reading

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Thomas Taylor, Engine Driver of Crewe

It wasn’t supposed to be like this. January 2011 and I’d gone for a walk to blow the tiredness of Christmas and New Year away. I was standing in Crewe Cemetery by the grave of my great-grandfather, William Taylor, looking … Continue reading

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Minshull New Road Chapel, War Memorial

On 15 August 2011, I took this photo of a First World War memorial in the Meadowbrook Cemetery, Minshull New Road, Crewe. I didn’t remember seeing it before, and so had a look in “Crewe & Nantwich At War – … Continue reading

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