York Street - The Story of Cheetham Hill Road

Martin Gittins

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Emergency (maybe less than one week's notice)
Paid: £30 - £50 depending on the distance travelled and the size of the audience.
19th January 2021

Cheetham Hill Road (originally named York Street) has been aptly described as the moist cosmopolitan road in Manchester (possibly the whole country) It has been the home of generations of immigrants who have come, stayed for a while and worked their way 'Up the Hill' - away from poverty and on to greater things.

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About Martin Gittins

Martin Gittins is a retired Primary School Deputy Headteacher. He has had a lifelong interest in Local History, particularly focussing on North Manchester, and, since 2008 he has been studying the Peterloo Massacre of 1819. He is able to give talks on Local History Subjects, Peterloo, and a small number of other subjects.

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