Old Images of Bollington, Cheshire

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In 1928, the angling contest at Bollington in Cheshire was recorded by the Empire News newsreel team at Reuters.

The annual contest attracted so many participants that they had nine miles of anglers lining the canal.

It’s only a 23 second clip, but shows us how popular this annual contest was at the time.

FISHING: Angling Contest at Bollington (1928): British Pathé (YouTube)