The Music Hall Guild of Great Britain and America are planning to restore the grave of Miss Gabrielle Ray, situated in Englefield Green Cemetery, Egham. Gabrielle was born in Stockport in 1883, the site marked by a blue plaque erected by the Gabrielle Ray Appreciation Society. She became the most photographed stage beauty of the Edwardian age.For more information, please click on the following link: Gabrielle Ray memorial
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Monday, August 04, 2014
With stories of-
New plaques for Stockport Canal
The Stockport to Stalybridge rail service
Local motorcycling in the 1930s
Memories of wartime Heaton Norris
Thomas Web town maker
The Ashtons of Highfield
The Cheshire rising
A suffragette buried far from home -
and many more interesting titbits and letters.
Friday, August 01, 2014
Doreen Dethick was born in Oldham but spent most of her adult life in Stockport. She was a very active member of the Heritage Trust as well as supporting the Plaza Cinema group and could always be relied on to be there when needed.
Our sympathy goes out to her daughter Sharza at this sad time.