Marple Local History Society

Marple, Marple Bridge, Mellor, Compstall, Strines, Hawk Green, Rose Hill, High Lane.

Welcome to Marple Local History Society website

Quick links to the Society's Online Archives & many of the Society's images

Contrasting years at Marple Station

Next Meeting: 18th March 2024:

Geoffrey Scargill - ‘Elgar: The Real Enigma’

A full list of this season's meetings is here.

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To find information within the website you may wish to use the search box within the top banner, above. Using this facility and the search terms ‘Strines’ and ‘Mill Brow' produced 41 results and 31 results respectively.

 Elsewhere: The History of Stockport in 100 Halls

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Marple Local History Society would like to thank Mark Whittaker for his indispensable help and contribution in designing and setting up this website, which he continues to host on behalf of the Society.

About the Society

The Society was formed in 1961, following almost a decade of interest in local history matters. Originally called The Marple Antiquarian Society, it changed its name to The Marple Local History Society in 1990. The Society is a Registered Charity, 500099.

Monthly meetings are held between September and April, several field trips are made each year. The society publishes a range of publications, has an active archive session on Thursday mornings, and organises occasional exhibitions.

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