Virtual Belle Vue

Browse Collections (8 total)

Belle Vue Gardens. Newiss Collection


This collection was a kind gift from Paul Swarbrick (not as originally stated here, Eunice Dodgeon although her scrapbook also features in this…

Scrapbooks and News Cuttings Albums


Part of the Belle Vue Gardens, Nicholls Collection, these are large albums that have been put online a page at a time. Try clicking on 'next item' to…

Belle Vue Gardens. Marshall Collection


The Marshall Collection comes to Chetham's from the family of Belle Vue's last Managing Director Morris Marshall, and forms the most complete record…

Belle Vue Gardens. Donated Image Collection


This collection contains images that members of the public have generously shared with us. We would be happy to add others if you want to send us…

Belle Vue Gardens. Jennison Collection


Material presented to Chetham's Library between 1929 and 1939 by George Jennison, the grandson John Jennison, the founder of Belle Vue. Chiefly a…

Belle Vue Gardens. Nicholls Collection


Material donated by local historian Robert Nicholls, whose books, Looking Back at Belle Vue and The Belle Vue Story, are the classic Belle Vue…

Belle Vue Gardens. Selby Collection


Photographs and postcards of Belle Vue Gardens belonging to local Belle Vue collector and enthusiast Brian Selby, who loaned them to Chetham's Library…

Belle Vue Gardens. Talbot Collection


Photographs belonging to R. T. Talbot, a former Deputy General Manager at Belle Vue, given to the Library in 1992 by Robert Nicholls.