Sports : Folder 1

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Sports : Folder 1


Folder containing items relating to Sports

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Collection Items

Mellor Cricket & Sports Club : Souvenir Sports Card : 1956
Original Mellor Cricket & Sports Club Souvenir Score Card on the occasion of the opening of the Cricket Ground on Saturday 2lst April 1956. Presidents X1 v Mellor

Mellor Cricket & Sports Club : Grand Concert : 1953
Photocopy of Mellor Cricket & Sports Club Grand Concert on the opening of the Clubhouse on Wednesday 25th February 1953 at 8pm.
Details of history of club and forthcoming events in the club house.

Mellor Cricket Club : Midsummer Magic : 1993
Original Programme for Mellor Cricket Club's "A Weekend of Midsummer Magic" from 25th June to 27th June 1993 .
The programme contains a foreword by Club President Keith Harrison, a list of events with a Grand Wine Tasting on Friday, MCC Midsummer…

Material on Mellor Lacrosse Clubs, 1925-75
Material on Mellor Lacrosse Teams :

a. Ring bound photocopy of Booklet "Mellor Lacrosse Club 1925 - 1975" with forward from J M Towle, Club President with history of the club from formation, achievements and photographs.

b. Miscellaneous…

Lacrosse  Teams : 1920/21 and 1928/29
Original black and white photograph of Mellor Lacrosse team from 1928/29 after winning 3rd Division. Donated by Tom Oldham who is second from the right on the back row, with his Uncle Hugh sitting in the centre of front row.Copy of photograph of…

Marple & Mellor & Townscliffe Golf Clubs
Material relating to Golf Clubs in the Marple & Mellor area:
a. Mellor & Townscliffe advertisement flyers (two) with membership and social membership details, undated.
b. Black and white leaflet giving information on location and facilities. M &…

Marple Swimming Baths : Opening Ceremony Invitation Cards : 1931
(a) Two original Invitation cards for the opening ceremony of the Public Swimming Baths, Stockport Road, Marple on Saturday 16th May 1931. The baths were opened by the donor, Mrs M I MacNair.
(b) Original copy of the programme for the Swimming Gala…

Newspaper article re opening of Marple Swimming Baths
Newspaper cutting mounted on card "How Marple got its Swimming Baths - ratepayers' gratitude to donor" which describes the ceremony, the presentation of the key to Mrs MacNair and a list of the guests, 1931.

Also newspaper cutting "Marple's new…

Foundation Plaque at Marple Swimming Bath : 1931
Photocopy of photograph of Plaque at Marple Swimming Baths.
Inscription reads : This swimming bath was built and presented to the people of Marple in loving memory of Andrew Macnair. Spring 1931.
Architect J.B.Massey

Brochure : Plans for Mellor Sports Club : 2001
Original brochure for Mellor Sports Club proposed development of new Clubhouse. This contains drawings of front elevation, floor plan and the proposed demolition of the existing building.
As there was a shortfall in funding of £50,000, the plan…

Flyers for Mellor Tennis Club Events
Flyers for events at Mellor Tennis Club :
(a) Brass on the Grass, Marple Brass Band, 21 June 2000, £7.50
(b) A Summer Celebration of Brass and Pomp with the Greater Manchester Police Band, at The Marquee, Mellor Sports Ground, Longhurst Lane, 28…

Miscellaneous Sporting Flyers
Miscellaneous flyers from various local sporting groups :
Kettlercise Fitness : unknown date
Shotokan Karate : Marple & Mellor Karate Club, moving to new premises in Compstall Mill : date unknown
Spring Gardens Bowling Club Open Days, Compstall :…

Mellor Lacrosse & Cricket Clubs Flyer
Flyer for celebrity comedy evening run by the Mellor Lacrosse and Cricket Clubs at The Marquee, Mellor Sports Club, Longhurst Lane, 22 June (year unknown), £10.

Marple Swimming Club Flyers
Two flyers for Marple Swimming Club :
75th Anniversary Celebration request for information on club's history. 2007
Marple Swimming Club advertisement with details of prices and staff qualifications.

Booklet  : Marple & District Sport & Leisure Guide 1986
Booklet : Marple & District Sport & Leisure Guide with message from Mayor of Stockport John Howe, giving information of local clubs and activities. 1986

Photographs from Marple Liberal Club Winners Shields
Six photographs of winners shields from Marple Liberal Club for Crib, darts and Centenary Shield

Newspaper Cuttings relating to Local Sporting Clubs, Events & Buildings
Miscellaneous newspaper cuttings from several publications relating to local sporting events, buildings, sporting achievements and covering a side selection of sports and activities.
Canoeing 1997-2004
Clay pigeon shooting…

Photograph  of Cricket Bat : Presented to T Thornley : Brabins Cricket Club : 1876
Photographs of a cricket bat with engraved shield stating it was presented to T Thornley by the Brabins Cricket Club for highest average in 1876.

Photograph of Marple Junior Football Team 1907-1908
Photocopy of photograph of Marple Junior Football Team 1907-1908.
Back row (left to right) : Walter Makin, Albert Wilde, Harry Bennet, Norman Waterhouse, Sam Brown, Dick Speakman
Front row : Bob Speakman, Joe Ingham, Harold Braddock, Harold…
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