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Christmas was celebrated at the Lithuanian social Club by an annual visit of ‘Kalėdų Senis’. ‘Eglutė’ [Christmas Tree] often took place just after the New Year, within the 12 days of Christmas. As many travelled to the venue by bus, … Continue reading
Large gatherings of 2-300 people took place in hired halls. The Blackley Insitute on Rochdale Road was used several times until it was demolished. Cheetham Town Hall was then hired until about the early 1980s, when Manchester Council sold it. … Continue reading
St.Joseph’s Roman Catholic Cemetery in Moston, North Manchester, is the final resting place of many Lithuanians. There are two communal sites. Some Lithuanian graves are closeby.
This extract is part of an unknown document by an unknown author. There are some errors in the dates, they don’t match other more reliable sources. Baraniecki gives us … Continue reading
Some Club members celebrating in the Lounge, 1952. The Club was at 121 Middleton Road, Higher Crumpsall, then.
My Grandfather was born in Lithuania and came over to Manchester around the 1885 period. On the 1901 census he and his parents were living in Sanitary Street (later Anita St) and were slipper workers. The family is listed as … Continue reading
St.Casimir’s Church was on Oldham Road on the corner of Reather Street. The Priest’s (Rev.Foltin’s) house was at no.1 Reather Stereet, behind the church. Continue reading
1952.1.17 Pranas Butkus 1953.6.6 Jonas Muraszka 1953.10.28 Petras Palkimas 1954.11.16 Pranas Puodžiūnas 1955.1.5 Juozas Arštikaitis 1955.2.8 Bronius Mikalauskas 1957.2.14 Nikodemas Gira 1957.12.28 Kazys Grigaravičius 1958.1.15 Konstancija Bikauskienė 1961.3.5 Juozas Sabaliauskas 1961.5.10 Stasys Mikalkėnas 1961.5.14 Zosė Baranauskienė 1961.6.4 Juozas Baziukas 1962.9.28 … Continue reading