Born in , she led the most extraordinary life. Within her lifetime she was an artist, toy-maker, wife and mother: She first began making dolls in her forties. Her first dolls were called studio dolls, and were produced from These dolls were handmade and expensive to buy. Sasha's hopes for all children to be able to have access to her dolls resulted in them being produced in series.
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Toponymy[ edit ] Stockport was recorded as "Stokeport" in There is evidence that a ford across the Mersey existed at the foot of Bridge Street Brow. Stopford retains a use in the adjectival form, Stopfordian, for Stockport-related items, and pupils of Stockport Grammar School style themselves Stopfordians. Stopfordian is used as the general term, or demonym used for people from Stockport, much as someone from London would be a Londoner. The preferred site is at a ford over the Mersey, known to be paved in the 18th century, but it has never been proved that this or any roads in the area are Roman. Hegginbotham reported in the discovery of Roman mosaics at Castle Hill around Stockport market in the late 18th century, during the construction of a mill, but noted it was "founded on tradition only"; substantial stonework has never been dated by modern methods.
Astro Image Gallery Upcoming Events Our monthly meetings, which usually feature a guest speaker, are free, open to the public and visitors are most welcome to attend. Mar 6 Astronomy Education Wednesday, 6 March 7: This month we find out how the four gas planets formed and become so large. We will also look at their internal structure and explore the different ring systems circling each of these worlds. Mar 6 General Meeting Wednesday, 6 March 8:
Roads through the area were established from Ardotalia fort in Derbyshire to Mamucium Manchester west of Tameside and Castleshaw Roman fort in the north. It was probably dug between the 7th and 9th centuries and may have been used as a boundary between the kingdoms of Mercia and Northumbria. The towns of Ashton-under-Lyne, Dukinfield, Hyde, Mossley and Stalybridge have been described as "amongst the most famous mills towns in the North West". This collective agreed on creating "a linear park in the valley [of the River Tame] for the use of the townspeople and as a major recreational resource within the Manchester metropolis".