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Dickens and Ramsbottom

As part of the 25th Anniversary exhibition in 2012, members of the Heritage Society researched the relationship between Dickens and Ramsbottom, and whether the Cherryble Brothers were based on the Grant Brothers.

Here is the research

Grant Brothers


Cheeryble Brothers  


Similarities and Differences between the

Grants and the Cheeryble Brothers



BASIS for CHARACTERS in DICKENS NOVELS


THE CHARACTER of the GRANTS -NEGATIVE


THE BENEVOLENCE of the GRANTS


DID the GRANTS MEET DICKENS in MANCHESTER?