Browse Collections (9 total)

Military History

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Browse through some of our archive material relating to Trafford's military history.

Winter Scenes and Festive Cheer

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Winter is here! Enjoy some snowy photos and festive scenes from winters past.

Trafford LGBT+ Collection


At the beginning of 2020, Trafford Local Studies began a contemporary collecting project to highlight lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history…

Living History: Our Lives in Lockdown


A collection of contributions from members of the Trafford community, documenting life in the Trafford area during the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic and…


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The collection consists of a selection of the artefacts that were previously owned by the councils of Altrincham, Sale, Stretford and Urmston and,…

Community Collections


A collection of contributions from members of the Trafford community. We invite you to add to this collection, by visiting our 'Contribute an item'…

Records of Barbara Del Panno

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Barbara Del Panno was born in 1909 and was a long term resident of Altrincham. Her Italian father had married her mother in Tiverton, Devon before…

Records of Sale Motor Cycling Club


The collection documents the club's activities from its inauguration in 1924 through to the 1930s.

Blue Plaque Programme


Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council's Blue Plaque programme, intended to highlight unique and remarkable events, places and people throughout…