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The Ramsbottom Heritage Society has always been interested in recording memories of residents, and there are now over 60 recordings on cassette tape, which will be converted to digital format in 2017 and made available on the website, where the interviewee has given permission

This page will be the index of the recordings and as each recording is converted, a link will be given to a description of the recording and the recording can be downloaded for personal use. If a recording is required for business or commercial purposes, please contact the Society. We are looking for volunteers to listen to the tape and produce a synopsis, so if there is no description, get in touch and we’ll let you know if anyone else has been allocated to the tape

Recording ID

Name of the Interviewee

Date of the interview

Subject Matter

Converted

T01

Mrs Florence Scholes


1987/ 1988

Mills from Summerseat to Stubbins

Yes

T02

Mr Charles Hall

Oct 1987

Life in Ramsbottom


T03

Mrs Ellen Mills

1987-88

Life in Ramsbottom


T04

Mr Joe Barlow

Sep-87

Life in Ramsbottom


T05

Mr Harry Archerly


Memories


T06

Clara Booth

4403/195

Life in Ramsbottom


T07

Elsie Baker

13/01/1988

Memories of Ramsbottom

Yes

T08

Amy Greenhalgh

17/01/1988

Memories of Ramsbottom

Yes

T09

Frank Galpin




T10

Wildred Beswick JP

23/08/1988

Memories of Shuttleworth & District


T11

Mrs Constance Whittam

17/10/1990

Grant Family Ancestry

Yes

T12

Eric Quinn




T13

Mrs P Rodwell

21/08/1989

Housing WW2 Evacuees


T14

J Crabtree




T15

Mrs Edith Duckworth

26/08/1997



T16

Mr Thomas Wightman

08/09/1997


Yes

T16b

Mr Thomas Wightman

01/06/2001



T17a

Margaret Nolan

01/10/1997



T17b

Margaret Nolan

01/10/1997



T18

Mrs Edith Robinson

15/04/1996


Yes

T19a

George and Margaret Kay

27/11/1997


Yes

T19b

George and Margaret Kay

27/11/1997


Yes

T19c

George Kay

27/11/1997


Yes

T20

Jim Welding




T21

Mrs Doris Hillary

01/03/1998


Yes

T22

Mr Keith Bradbury

28/05/1998



T23

Jennie Johns

16/12/1997


Yes

T24

Aliice O'Donnell

16/12/1998


Yes

T25a

Mrs Marion Beech

16/02/1999


Yes

T25b

Mrs Marion Beech

16/02/1999


Yes

T25c

Mrs Marion Beech

16/02/1999


Yes

T26

Mrs Irene Green and Dorothy Farnell

05/07/1999



T27a

Frank Warwick Hall

08/11/1999


Yes

T27b

Frank Warwick Hall - continued

08/11/1999


Yes

T28a

Harry Hoyle

05/07/1999


Yes


T28b

Harry Hoyle - continued

05/07/1999


Yes

T29

Margaret Hammersley

18/01/2001


Yes


T30

Miss Joan Barcroft

24/01/2001



T31

Jack Holden

07/03/2001



T31b

Jack Holden

07/03/2001



T32

John Lomax

02/05/2001



T33

Brian Lamb

26/04/2001



T34

Cyril Davenport




T35

Mrs Marion Beech




T36

Edith Wood




T37

Mrs Doris Hibbert

09/12/2002

Coronation and Childhood Memories


T38

Edwin Longworth




T39

Lorna McTintosh

01/06/2001

WW2 and General Memories (NWSA)


T40a

Fred Entwistle

1990 and 1994



T40b

Mrs E. Moore

26/08/1990



T40c

Mr Chapman

02/06/1990



T41

James Davenport

01/03/2005



T42

Elizabeth Haworth

30/06/2001

Evacuation from Guernsey, and Ramsbottom Memories


T43

Frank Woods

30/06/2001

Memories of Edenfield


T44

Dorothy Moss

30/06/2001

Reminiscences of Ramsbottom


T45

John Maude

30/06/2001

Childhood in Bolton, and Ramsbottom


T46

Bill Bennion

23/07/2001

Ramsbottom Library Service


T47

Barbara Southern

20/06/2006

Childhood play, teenage leisure


T48

Eddy Chatwood

20/06/2006

Ships, Gas Mantles, Tippler's, Soundscape, 1950's


T49

Violet Gregg

23/06/2006



T50

Leslie Richard Norris

05/03/2006

Father Ramsbottom Police Sgt., 1931-39; Amateur Dramatics (Summerseat Players)


T51

Dorothy O'Reilly and Emily Bellenes

05/03/2006

Recollections of Grant's Tower


T52

Brian Farlow

March 2006

Miscellaneous recollections

Yes

T53

Denis Frearson

03/02/2206

MD of Sims Wireworks


T54





T55

Norma Mills

22/11/2006

Grandmothers memories of Nuttall


T56

Phillip Dunne

29/08/2007

Turnbull & Stockdale, coal dealers in Ramsbootom, house at Bolton Road North, Rostron Plumbers, Smithy Brow, Turn school, Ramsbottom buses, linking Stubbins/Ramsbottom, churches, shops, politics


T57

Geraldine Mercer

2003



T58

Richard, Irene and Frank Hall

2003



T59

Tony Ashworth

2003



T60

Jack Isherwood

2003



T61

Doreen and Fred Bardsley

2003



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