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Collection of photos of village life as from the archive

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Tennis Club

Tennis Club history – Upper Broughton Youth and Social Club

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Auntie Annie

a well known Upper Broughton character

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Samuel Wright

Samuel Wright is one of the latest people we are researching. New information has come to hand recently as we have been contacted by Charles Wright a relative of Samuel's and also Father Edward Martin who has Samuel's prayer book in his collection. We have also discovered two large slabs behind the Church which we believe lead to a vault where Samuel is buried.

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Sad Fatality on the Railway Line in 1907

Report by The Railway Department of the Board of Trade into the fatality at Upper Broughton on March 20th 1907 when Arthur Marriott was fatally injured on the Midland Railway

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Baileys the Butchers

BAILEYS THE BUTCHERS This village institution was run by four generations of the Bailey family, starting with Fred Bailey in 1905. Their pork pies were famous, not just in the village and all the surrounding area, but the Test Match Cricket Commentary team were well known devotees when England were playing at Trent Bridge. Sadly Baileys closed their doors in 2017, this history of their pork pie business was written by Pat Bishop and published in 1992.

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