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Archive Book List

An alphabetical list of the books held in the Society's Archive at the Mellor Centre.

Title, Date, Author, Notes

  •    A to Z Map of Manchester district, 1984
  •    Andrews & Compstall their village, 1972, R E Thelwall
  •    Annals of Hyde and District, 1899, Thomas Middleton
  •    Annual Report of the Poor Law 1835/1836, Second report
  •    Bible Gems,1896, Owned by Ellen Bradshaw-Isherwood
  •    Book of Common Prayer, 1802
  •    Book of Common Prayer, 1807
  •    Brabyns Hall and Park, 2013, Ann Hearle              
  •    Bradshaw's Ghost, Ian McLean
  •    Brabyns Hall and Park, 2013, Ann Hearle
  •    Breakfast and Best Bitter, 2001, Jack Turnbull
  •    By an Indenture, 2010
  •    Bygone Days at Whitehough & Bugsworth, 1993, Alan Watson
  •    Canals to Manchester, 1977, David Owen
  •    Carver Family, 1970, J Donald, Revised 1977
  •    Changing Face of Marple, 1970, Ann M Hearle, revised edition
  •    Cheshire History subject index for Vols 1-43, 2003
  •    Cheshire History Vols 40,41,42,43,44, 2000
  •    Church Monthy, 1891
  •    Coal Mining in Marple & Mellor, 2012, Derek Brumhead
  •    Compstall Pictures of the Past, 2005, Frank Beard         
  •    Cooke's Topographical Library of Gt. Britain, 1830, Private publication
  •    Course of the Peak Forest Canal, 1964, K K Wood, facsimile
  •    Cricketer Preferred, 1946, Kedrun Lauraie
  •    Curious Cheshire, 2013, Donald Reid
  •    Current Archaeology, 2006
  •    Decline of Mellor in 19th Century, 1979, Ann Ashworth
  •    Derbyshire Guide, 1960
  •    Diary of John Lee, 1818-1822, John Lee
  •    Diary of William Watkin, 1932, with attached newspaper report re his death
  •    Directory of Local Studies in N W England, 1993
  •    East Cheshire Past & Present, 2 volumes, 1877, J P Earwaker
  •    Eye of the Camera, 1993, Jonathan Fryer
  •    Faces and Places, vol. xv, 1904
  •    Fifty Years of Calico Printing, 1949
  •    First and Second Annual Report of the Poor Law Commissioners, 1835 1836
  •    From Fields to Flowerbeds, 2013, Anthony Jones (2 copies)
  •    Fun on the Waterways, John Banks & Peter Hulme
  •    Glimpses of Mellor, 1940, John Hibbert Swan
  •    Gone Banding, 1984, Charles Ingham
  •    Goyt Valley Story, 1969, Clifford Rathbone
  •    Great High Peak Flood - Wed. 18 June 1930, 1930
  •    Great Human Exploit, J H Smith
  •    Half Green to Hawk Green (Souvenir of Exhibition)
  •    He soldiered under Kitchener, John Peter Craddock
  •    Historic Industries of Marple & Mellor, 1977, Marple WEA (1977 class)
  •    Historic Industries of Marple & Mellor, 1989, Marple WEA (1977 class) (New Edition)
  •    Historical Atlas of Cheshire, 1958
  •    History of Education in Marple, 1974, G Swindells
  •    History of Marple, 1974, Gladys A Swindells
  •    History of Marple and District, 1993, Tom Oldham
  •    History of Stockport Court Leet, 1971, W M P Taylor
  •    History of the County of Derby, vol. 2, 1970, Edited by William Page
  •    History of the County Palatine of Cheshire, 1983, Walsh & Allan
  •    History of the Marple Gas Undertaking, 1993, David Loverseed
  •    Hollins Mill, 2014, Ann Hearle             
  •    House of Lyme, 1917, Lady Newton
  •    How they lived on Hillgate, 1992, Heather Coutie
  •    Industrial Archaeology of Stockport, 1975, Owen Ashmore
  •    Industrial Archaeology, 1967, Audrey Featherstone, Material for talk
  •    Industrial Archaeology, 1967, Michael Rix        
  •    Invitation to Marple Hall,1971, Anne Bannister
  •    Joel Wainwright, Article on Marple pages 264-293
  •    Journal of the Manchester Geographic Society Vol.xv Nos 10-12 May 1901, 1901, T. Baines & W. Fairbaird, 4 volumes (up to 1867)
  •    Lancashire & Cheshire Past and Present,
  •    Lancashire Cotton Industry since 1700, 1996, Mary B Rose
  •    Last Orders Please, 1991, Jack Turnbull
  •    Lays & Legends of Cheshire, 1972, John Leigh
  •    Let's Go for a Run - Car Tours, 1959
  •    Lifetime at Strines Printworks, 1997, George Scott
  •    Lime Kiln Accounts, 1798
  •    Lime Works Cash Books, 1800 1803
  •    Lime Works Repair Ledger, 1889 1894
  •    Little Novels of Italy, Maurice Hewlett, Owned by Kathleen Bradshaw-Isherwood
  •    Local Times, vol. 1, 1992, Jack Turnbull
  •    Ludworth Colliery, 1981, Geoffrey de Feu, Roderick Thackray
  •    Macclesfield Canal, 1985, W H Shercliff
  •    Maria: Ghost of Stonehurst, 1976, Kitty Thorp
  •    Marple & District through Time, 1999, Steve Cliffe & Carol Dranfield
  •    Marple & Mellor, 1997, Ann Hearle
  •    Marple and Mellor - a new history, 2012, Ann Hearle
  •    Marple & Mellor Then and Now, 2002, Ann Hearle & Peter Clarke
  •    Marple 1220 - 1918, 1922, Ann Hearle
  •    Marple and the Chartists, 2007, Jean Day
  •    Marple and the Railways, 2015, Neil Mullineux  
  •    Marple Hall-Bradshaws and Isherwoods, 2007
  •    Marple in 1851, 1980, G A Swindells & K Western, from Census Returns
  •    Marple Methodist Church 1795-1995, 1995, D H Davies
  •    Marple Parish Magazine - 5 volumes, 1893-1938
  •    Marple Parish Magazine - one volume, 1938
  •    Marple Scouts 100 years 1908-2008, 2008
  •    Marple Township, 1880, J P Earwaker
  •    Mellor & Townscliffe Golf Club 1894-1994, 1994, A G Smart
  •    Mellor Heritage, 1985, A Ashworth & T Oldham
  •    Mellor Living on the Edge, vol. 1, 2005, M Nevell & N Redhead
  •    Mellor Parish Council Minutes, 1895-1933 - 4 volumes
  •    Mellor through the Ages, 2011, John Hearle
  •    Memoir of Robert Blincoe, 1977, John Brown
  •    Memorials vol. 2
  •    Memories of Marple, 1899, Joel Wainwright
  •    Memories of Strines, John Taylor
  •    Moor End W I Millennium Cookbook, 2000, No author
  •    More Pictures of Stockport, 1971, H lees
  •    My Childhood, 2012, John Ingham
  •    Narrow Boat to the Cheshire Ring, 2006, Ted & Margaret Hill, includes restoration of Marple Locks
  •    Natural History of Ludworth & Mellor, 2009, Tony Smith & Ron Weston
  •    Nature's Joys are Free for All, 1987, W Shercliff
  •    New Historical Atlas of Cheshire, 2001, Phillips and Phillips
  •    New Mills, a Short History, J A Smith & J V Symonds
  •    New Horizons - a photo album
  •    News Cuttings/Newspaper Cuttings, 2 volumes
  •    Oddfellows Hall - 1979, Stephen Ashworth
  •    Offerton - Marple Road Bicentenary, 1997, Ray Preston
  •    On The Level, 1993, Dennis Suleman  
  •    Origin of New System of Manufacture, 1828, William Radcliffe
  •    Parish Magazines, "1894, 1897, 1938"
  •    Peak Forest Canal & Railway, 2012, Graham Boyes and Brian Lamb
  •    Picture of Stockport, 1971, H Lees, A collection of photographs
  •    Prehistoric Cheshire, 1940
  •    Psalms, Hymns and Anthems, 1744, Used by Samuel Oldknow's apprentices 1790/1828(2cps)
  •    Railways of Marple and District from 1794, 1980, Warwick Burton
  •    Railways of Marple & District to 2015,2015, Warwick Burton
  •    Railways of New Mills & District
  •    Rambles around Roman Lakes-Leisure Park, 2nd edition
  •    Recipes from Marple
  •    Remembered - World War I, 1999
  •    Samuel Oldknow, 1990, Tom Oldham
  •    Samuel Oldknow & the Arkwrights, 1924, George Unwin, 2 copies
  •    Samuel Oldknow, S. N. Heap,typed account & pictures
  •    Short History of New Mills + Railways, 1993, D B Brumhead & R M Bryant
  •    Sigley Memories 1949, Tom Sigley
  •    Stockport - a history, 1997, Peter Arrowsmith
  •    Strines Journal, an appreciation, 1972, Gladys Swindells
  •    Strines Print Works 1792-2002, 2003, Rosemary Taylor
  •    Strines Valley, 2013, Rosemary Taylor
  •    Town Planning Scheme for Marple U.D.C., 1950, George Middleton
  •    Township of Marple 1684-1784, 1986, Lucy Simler
  •    Transactions of the Lancashire & Cheshire Antiquarian Society, 1965-1966
  •    Transactions of the Lancashire & Cheshire Antiquarian Society, 1952-1953
  •    Village at War, 1995, Jack Turnbull, Marple village
  •    Working Lives - book of photographs, 1986, John Darwell
  •    World War I Remembered, 1999, P.Clark, A.Cook, J. Bintliff
  •    World War II Remembered, 2005, P.Clark, A.Cook, J. Biintliff
  •    Yesterday in Marple & Mellor, 1989, Ann Ashworth