ABOUT

HistoryME is a community in which we all get to tell our story and how we have all contributed to the history of Manchester and how we are shaping its future. It’s where the History of Manchester is written  by you.

Its IMPORTANT and its SIMPLE

Its important because if we don’t have a voice, we don’t have say on our future and if we don’t have knowledge of the past, how can we build for the future and for those that follow us.

Its simple because its FREE and all you have to do is write about what you know; you and your history, your family and friends, community and your relationship to the great city of Manchester.

Through pictures, video, stories, memories and experiences we will tell and share our story.

HistoryME will record, collect, preserve and display these for all to share and to celebrate.

WHY? To connect us together and to unite us through a common shared history, celebrating your history whilst embracing that of your neighbours, whilst highlighting what we have lost and how our communities are continuing to change.

HistoryME will provide a fascinating and unique insight, whilst providing a permanent detailed record of the people of Manchester written by the very hands that made it,  YOU!

Please get in touch and send us your stories, photographs , videos and memories and share your unique history.

Everyone has a story to tell and everyone as a home on HistoryME.


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9 Responses to “ABOUT”

  1. bakersfieldlad December 8, 2012 at 6:29 pm #

    Hi , I am joining the Blog Awards Trail and have nominated your blog for an award – VERY INSPIRING BLOGGER AWARD. If you havent seen this yet you can read more about it on my blog, if you have already done this or you are not interested thats ok!

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    • historyme December 8, 2012 at 10:26 pm #

      Hi there. Apologies for the delay. Thank you kindly for that, its very much appreciated. Its a passion of mine, but very much a work in progress and a lot of work needs to be done to improve the site, but it makes it all the more worthwhile to know people are getting something from the site. I will certainly check it out and thank you once again.

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  2. Luke November 16, 2012 at 11:28 pm #

    Hi there,

    I’m a secondary/sixth form History teacher working in Runcorn but having grown up and still living in Manchester, I have a very special interest in its history and heritage. Would love to interact/become involved in some of your campaigns!

    Follow me on Twitter @SovietPhantom

    Cheers

    Luke

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    • historyme November 17, 2012 at 12:57 am #

      Hi Like

      Fantastic to hear from you and would love to discuss this with you in more detail.

      Could you email me at history@inbox.com

      Look forward to hearing from you.

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  3. mbjssgpm August 27, 2012 at 7:26 am #

    Hi might you like a piece on the WW2 Guernsey evacuees who came to Manchester in 1940, until 1945? They contributed to the war effort, and many did not return to Guernsey in 1945. My blog is at: http://guernseyevacuees.wordpress.com/evacuation/

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  4. mbjssgpm August 27, 2012 at 7:25 am #

    HI might you be interested in the WW2 Guensey evacuees who arrived in Manchester in 1940 until 1945? They contributed greatly to the war effort and many remained here when the war ended. My blog is at : http://guernseyevacuees.wordpress.com/evacuation/

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    • historyme August 27, 2012 at 6:10 pm #

      Hi Apologies for the delay, I’ve been away. Thank you kindly for send me the link and I have heard a little about this, but it would be great to learn a lot more about this. Look forward to reading the blog. Thank you once again.

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  5. Keith Johnson June 7, 2012 at 6:38 pm #

    You may be interested in some of my articles – see for example:-

    http://kjohnsonnz.blogspot.co.nz/2010/10/friedrich-engels-cheshire-hunt-me.html

    Best wishes, Keith

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    • historyme June 7, 2012 at 8:45 pm #

      Hi Keith

      Very nice to hear from you and thank you for the link. Just had a quick look and looks very interesting indeed. Look forward to reading the Engels post at weekend and will certainly have a look around.

      Kind regards

      Nick

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