Middleton Steam Surprise Fair May 1976

Middleton Steam Surprise Fair May 1976

Middleton Steam Surprise Fair May 1976 Bowlee Park. A brief record of the second FSU Steam Surprise Fair at Bowlee Recreation Ground, Middleton (Rochdale, UK) in May 1976. Fairground Rides, Traction Engines, Vintage Cars & more! Shot on odds and ends of film, but with real location sound. – – Filmed by Keith W. Brookes…

Rochdale Hangman

Rochdale Hangman

Rochdale Hangman From the Rochdale Observer of Wednesday 21st September 1932 EX-HANGMAN DEAD    TRAGIC DISCOVERY LAST NIGHT    FOUND WITH THROAT CUT. Last night Mr John Ellis, the former hangman, was found by his son, Mr Austin Ellis, at his home 3 Kitchen Lane, Balderstone Fold, Rochdale, with a wound in his throat. He was 58…