The Hidden History of Manchester’s River Medlock IV

In this video we are following Manchester’s River Medlock through Holt Town the Location of Manchester’s first Mill Colony similar to Quarry Bank Mill in Cheshire. We look at other oddities such as some steps that featured in Shelagh Delaney’s film A Taste of Honey. I refer to the Smiths the band and the photographs of Shirley Baker. Plus old photographs of Manchester and around the Ancoats Holt Town area. This is a documantary about the history of Manchester around The ever difficult to follow River Medlock.

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