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... when William Lever, co-founder of Lever Brothers, wanted to build good and pleasant housing for his workers in the soap factory here. He was ahead of his time and enlightened in that he considered that workers would work better if comfortably housed with surrounding gardens and open spaces. This was in the early 1900s. The houses today are not allowed to be changed, but they have been maintained and are ...
... would be good to simply visit the churches where his relatives had been married. What luck! As appears to be the practice in this zone, the churches have re-laid the gravestones as paving stones surrounding the actual church. Within minutes of arriving at St Chad’s Church in Rochdale, we had success. It was obvious that local stone was harder, and has survived in much better condition. We also found relatives gravestones at both ...
Thursday 17th July - Bollington
After returning the key & farewelling Sue & Ken we returned to Brockenhurst via a devious route. First to Little Moreton Hall, which unfortunately opened at 11 am, so we moved on to Sandbach, instead. Here were 2 Saxon crosses & a lively market in a lovely small town. After a coffee we returned to the hall which is a ...
... tour of the gardens which were wonderful.
Wednesday 16th July - Bollington
Sue & Ken took us to Styal Quarry Bank Mill, where we had lunch & walked around the gardens, which are being restored. They are above & on the side of a, steep cliff above the millstream. In the evening we took them out to dinner in Wilmslow before returning to ...
... humans; it is probably one of the most beautiful places in the world.
Our journey took us on the road for 221 days. In total we visited 6 countries and saw some amazing places. Even though our adventure was unexpectedly cut short this time, travelling is still something you must do at some point in your lifetime. It really does broaden the mind, and our two trips have been ever so memorable. Here is to a new chapter in our ...