Author Archives: Janet

Railway Inn – before we arrived!

I’ve just been contacted by John Wilson who has commented: “My mother’s sister had the Railway in the early 1950′s. Their names were Mathew and Sally Bent. I presume they had the Pub before your Parents. ” Thanks John for … Continue reading

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Alexandra Park – name that face!

Here’s a picture of my brother’s schooldays. It was taken at Alexandra Park School in 1958 when John was 13. Click here for more information. John has made a start of naming his schoolmates as follows: 1 = John Nicholson … Continue reading

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New Content – Stockport School Nostalgia

Expect an update to the website in the near future! We have some more photos to share with you relating to John’s time at Alexandra Park School. John will be providing background to the photographs soon.

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Tales from the Vault

Make sure to keep an eye on our latest page, “Tales from the Vault” where John remembers hilarious moments from The Railway Inn and Church Inn. The latest snippet from John Nicholson’s “Notes of a Life” is the tale of … Continue reading

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Help from CAMRA

Hi all, John Clarke, the chairman of the  Stockport and South Manchester branch  of the Campaign for Real Ale has generously been doing some research for us. He reports that:   “While the Railway ended its days as a Wilson’s … Continue reading

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Name that face!

Please help us put a name to the people in this photograph from the early fifties. Continue reading

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Video added to the site

I have finally managed to process the home movie I took in 2008 when the murals were discovered. You can find it on the murals page. I’ve also taken the opportunity to add a few more photos. I’ve lots more … Continue reading

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New Local History Website created

Journeyintohistory.co.uk celebrates the opening of the new gallery in Turners arts and crafts in Stockport. Over fifty years ago 91 Wellington Road was a boisterous, smoke filled public house called the Railway Inn and was home to my family. I … Continue reading

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