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Blog

  1. Lasers and Tudor Woodwork

    In honour of Dr. Peter Linfield’s upcoming walking tour of Tudor Manchester and the Earls of Derby, we thought we would promote some of his recent field research. Join Peter this...

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  2. Nicholas Culpeper

    As our most recent theme for our display and guided tours is based on herbs and remedies, we thought we would focus this blog on the same topic. One of...

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  3. The Dilapidated College, Manchester

    One of Humphrey Chetham’s first considerations when making the bequest of a library and school for poor boys upon his death was to find a suitable building in which to...

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  4. Cambrics Scrapbook and Catalogue Update

    We are pleased to announce that we have added a new selection of digitised images to our online catalogue. These are from our ‘Cambrics’ scrapbook, which is one of the...

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  5. Thomas Whitaker

    Recently one of our readers was studying the works of Thomas Whitaker, an influential English clergyman, topographer, and antiquarian. As we have several works and the death mask of Whitaker...

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  6. New History of Manchester Cathedral

    We’re delighted to be able to report the launch of the new history of Manchester Cathedral, dedicated to our late colleague and friend Michael Powell, Librarian of Chetham’s. The work...

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  7. Passing time …

    A change of pace for the Library blog this week with the story of the republication of a Manchester novel with a difference. Over to Pariah Press publisher, Jonny Walsh:...

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