South Manchester Remembered is a fascinating compilation of articles written by author and South Manchester Reporter columnist Graham Phythian.
Take a nostalgic journey into South Manchester's colourful past with this rich collection of tales from bygone days in Didsbury, Chorlton, Levenshulme, Rusholme, Northenden, and surrounding districts. Among the topics featured here are sporting events (such as catching a greased pig), marathons, the two world wars, ghosts, murders, and even buried treasure! Local people are also recalled, including a Channel swimmer and an Oscar winner.
Readable, informative and entertaining, this richly illustrated volume will intrigue and delight everyone who knows and loves the city of Manchester.
Graham Phythian writes a local history column for the" South Manchester Reporter" and is a regular contributor to "Soccer History" magazine. He is the author of five books on regional and sport history, including "Colossus: The True Story of William Foulke."