Browse Collections (17 total)

The Garden Village


Items relating to the history of the Garden Village in Burnage.

Our Stories

Childhood Memory of the Brickie.pdf

Recollections, stories and personal accounts from the members of the Levenshulme and Burnage Local History Group.

Duchess of York Hospital

Brook House Certificate.jpg

Items relating to the Duchess of York Hospital for babies.

Grosvenor Garage


Items relating to the Grosvenor Garage on Burnage Lane.

Pubs in Burnage

Farmers Arms 1950s.jpg

A collection of items which relate to the pubs in Burnage.

Burnage Model Railway

Burnage Model Railway - 1.jpg

Images and articles which describe the Burnage Model Railway at 6 Moorton Avenue.

Burnage Library

Burnage Library until 1973.pdf

A collections of items relating to libraries in Burnage. These may include the Travelling Library which had a station on Broadhill Road, the libraries…

Housing in Burnage

Public Health Committee- Note confirming property on Ivylea Road.PDF

Items relating to the change, development and construction of housing in Burnage.

Schools in Burnage

Howard Self - My time at the Acacias.pdf

Items relating to schools in the Burnage area, people's recollections of their time at school, and their buildings,

Burnage during World War 2

Letter from American Soldier.jpeg

Accounts of people's experiences during the second world war. How did the war affect the people of Burnage?