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Pamphlet which opens to map showing two walks around Strines/ Marple and its connection to Three Chimneys House .
Information on Edith Nesbit who wrote The Railway Children whose sister who lived in house called 'Paradise' which was next to…

Original Minute Book for the All Saints Men Meeting (Mens Fellowship) frontispiece states from 6th August 1912 to July 6th 1920, further regular minutes recorded until disbandment in 1964.

Minutes reports from Committee Members giving information…

Booklet entitled Glossop Dale, Manor and Borough written by J Scott, J H Smith and D Winterbottom.
Produced and printed by Glossop & District Historical Society 1986.

Eight chapters History of Glossopdale. Ludworth, Marple Bridge, Mill Brow and…

12 Drawer Grey Slides Cabinet each drawer holding numerous sheets of slides relating to Marple and surrounding areas, catagories :

Drawer I : Slides on Virtual Tour
Drawer 2 : Slides On Virtual Tour
Drawer 3 : Churches. Brabyns Hall, Park…

Material relating to Brabyns farm / farmhouse / outbuildings :-
1. The transformation of a family estate (Brabyns) - Neil Mullineux
2. Fresh insights into Brabyns Hall by Hilary Atkinson, prepared for January 2024 MLHS Newsletter
3. Original…

Clear folder containing Etherow Goyt Valley Local Plan : 1986. A plan to develop recreation and improve the environment.
54 page booklet with written statement, 9 chapters including recreation, landscape & nature, access, building controls etc and…

Grant Application to Stockport Fund 2006 to relocate a Tatton Flower Show exhibit entitled "Marple Locks Flowerbed " to a greenspace on Stockport Road & Strines Road, Marple at Lock 13.
Entered by Stockport Parks Department with Friends of Marple…

Flyer and 10 illustrated pages putting forward images / designs to give Marple an "iconic image that sums up Marple".
Produced by Wheeldon & Company, Advertising-Design-Marketing Company. Undated.

Correspondence between Friends of Memorial Park and Stockport MBC regarding a raised flowerbed and sculpture outside Marple Library in celebration of Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee.
Including planning permission, design plans for raised bed and…

A collection of documents, including several deeds and indentures, relating to property in Windlehurst, particularly Windlehurst Hall and Windlehurst Farm. For ease of reference the documents have been gathered into groups and listed separately. The…

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Twenty three page booklet describing in chronological periods the investigations from Bronze Age on the archeological hilltop site, with illustations and maps, contributions from Peter Noble, John Roberts MUAU, Phillip Day, Geophysics, Museums of…

Colour photograph from unknown source (possibly calendar or magazine) : Marple Smithy and Repair Shop (now demolished) Possett Pound, accompanied with handwritten description of illustration:On Right of Canal : Smithy - demolished, bungalows now…

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Photocopies of correspondence from Ministry of Transport Ministry of Public Building and Works re condition and present danger of Aqueduct. 1962/63.

Minutes of Meeting held at Ministry of Transport, London, to discuss future of Marple Aqueduct :…

26 Page booklet with seven walks that start and finish at Romiley Station published by Friends of Romiley Station and Community Rail Newtwork.

Colour brochure produced by Morris Homes Northern Limited showing the proposed development "Chatsworth Grange" on the site of Ridge Danyers College, 2015/2016.

100 loose typed pages with illustrations in a clear folder donated to MLHS by Steve Till in 2019 in recognition of the help he received by Ruth Hargreaves, Bill Beard and Hilary Atkinson in researching the "Ratcliffe of Marple" side of his ancestors.…

A4 Folder containing minutes of Marple Local History Society Committee Meetings Minutes : 2000 - 2014

MARPLE148 Church Lane, Marple: undated, £154,950151 Church Lane, Marple: undated, £95,000Coach House,153a Church Lane, Marple (x2) ; undated, £175,000; 2005, £199,950165 Church Lane, Marple: undated, £275,000Top Lock House, Lime Kiln Lane, Marple:…

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Numerous photocopies from Trade DIrectories 1789 to 1956 covering Marple, Marple Bridge, Mellor, Ludworth, Chadkirk, Compstall, etc.
Directories include Aubrey, Bagshaw, Glover, Kelly, Morris, North Western Counties, Pigot, Slater, Whellan and…

Material relating to Beechwood Manor built by Mr Edward Ross Secretary of the ML&S railway :
A4 pages and cards with handwritten research material from Census / rate book records.
Brady & Sons Auctioneers advertisement for auction of contents and…

Selection of Estate Agents Details of Properties from MLHS archive from various periods which are shown on the Marple Website Virtual Tour.
Named properties :
Bowden House : Undated £75,000 : £118.00 : £265.00 with Misc Material
Clough Bridge…

Two different, undated sets of estate agents' details for The Grange, Strines Road. Note that Canon Drury, curate in charge of St Paul's from 1912 - 1918, lived there.

32 page booklet entitled "Mellor School Centenary", published to celebrate the centenary of the present buildings of Mellor Primary School. This gives a list of head teachers from 1890 to 1980, the history of the school with photographs, memories of…

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…

Five pages of information on the properties owned by Richard Arkwright in 1836 giving details of occupiers and description of property.
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