Young Morris dancers gather in Lymm, Cheshire, England on Whit Monday, which fell on the 21st of May, 1923.
Wellington Stapleton-Cotton, 2nd Viscount Combermere, died in St James’ Place, London on the 1st of December, 1891, seven weeks after being run over by a horse-drawn carriage.
On the day of his funeral, this photograph was taken by Sybell Corbet in the library in Combermere Abbey, Cheshire.
Despite claims one of the servants must have been sitting in the chair, they all claimed to have been miles away attending the funeral at the time the picture was taken.
On the 14th of April, 1874, a roof collapse at the Astley Deep Pit in Dukinfield in Cheshire, England, set off a chain of events that led to the deaths of fifty-four men and boys.
The resulting fire burnt for days afterwards.
Illustration of the Astley deep pit from the Illustrated London News. 25th June, 1874.