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A4 Arch Lever File housing research material that formed the basis of Tom Oldham's MLHS Booklet "What Did They Leave".

Six chapters including :
1. Name and dates of the will /inventories & letter of Admin.
2. 6 Page introduction.
3. 23…

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Three newspaper articles relating to a controversial New Life Centre opening as a hostel for the homeless.
The Christian Centre had an open day at Proctor House on Hibbert Lane, Marple 1995

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Newspaper cutting from 1998 relating to a Millennium Green Fund awarded given to Rose Hill Tenants & Residents Association towards a village green.

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Newspaper cuttings relating to Politics and political parties :
a. Margaret Thatcher's visit to Marple Bridge on the 1992 election campaign walkabout in Town Street showing her being struck with a bunch of daffodils by Jayne McIver
b. Death of Sir…

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Photocopy of a newspaper article from the North Cheshire Herald dated 28.3.1931 accompanied by a photograph of Joe Cooper and his dog Prince with a brief biography of his life and work in Compstall.
A well known character who sat on Brabyns Brow…

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Collection of twenty commemorative plates from local churches and schools dating from 1800's.
Typed index of contents of collection.


Due to delicate nature of the collection stored at Chairman's Home

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Booklet entitled "Townscliffe Golf Club : 1908 - 1920 Mellors Other Golf Club" by Frank Pleszak.
104 pages covering the early years of golf and research into Townscliffe Golf Club history and personalities containing photographs, maps and documents.

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Pages photocopied from microfiche held at MLHS with the names inscribed on memorial stones at The Methodist Church, George Street, Compstall, Cheshire.
Index only further information on microfiche (included)
Numbers listed refer to images on…

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Pages photocopied from microfiche held at MLHS with the names inscribed on memorial stones at the Jubilee Methodist Church, Cote Green, Marple Bridge, Cheshire.
Index only further information on microfiche (included)
Numbers listed refer to…

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Pages photocopied from microfiche held at MLHS with the names inscribed on memorial stones at St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Marple Bridge, Cheshire.
Index only further information on microfiche (included)
Numbers listed refer to images on…

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Pages photocopied from microfiche held at MLHS with the names inscribed on memorial stones at St Pauls Anglican Church, Compstall, Cheshire.
Index only further information on microfiche( included )
Numbers listed refer to images on…

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Pages photocopied from microfiche held at MLHS with the names inscribed on memorial stones at St Martins Church, Low Marple, Cheshire.
Index only further information on microfiche
Numbers listed refer to images on Microfiche.
Compiled Bill Beard…

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Pages photocopied from microfiche held at MLHS with the names inscribed on Memorial stones at United Reform Church Graveyard, Marple Bridge, Cheshire (Derbyshire prior to April lst 1936)
Index only further information on microfiche.…

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Numerous typed pages containing detailed archive index with information on title of items, dates and location for the Marple Bridge United Reform Church archive, comprising :

11 page index headed "History" giving title of items, date and folder…

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Paper entitled : An Interesting Old Mansion: with an introduction stating that Members of the Stockport Historical Society's and a few friends paid a visit to Marple Hall the leader being M H A Potter with the Kind permission from Captain…

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Photocopy of the will of John Warburton Bridge from 1847 with typed transcript.
Elizabeth Bridge as sole benefactor and executrix.
Ellizabeth Bridge was the founder of Bridge Almshouses.

Transcribed by Geoff Higgins Feb 2020 with additional…

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Photocopy of document re disputed land in Mellor between Ainsworths & Pilkingtons from the 14th Century taken from Historical Manuscripts Commissions reports pages 28-56.
Also a single page typed introduction into the background of this dispute,…

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Twenty two page booklet produced by Mellor Archaeological Trust detailing the story of the Mellor Dig from 1998 to 2002 with the history of the site, excavation of the trenches carried out by University of Manchester with photographs, drawings, maps…

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A large selection of over 1000 postcards dating from 1900's, collected by Anne Hearle over 40 years. Above examples shown above are : Sportsman Arms Miss Edwards driving with Chauffeur in back seat Compstall Post Office Windlehurst Brabyns Military…

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Booklet containing five walks around Roman Lakes Leisure Park. Four page introduction with historical information of area and buildings. Walks with maps and description of features of interest.
Date unknown

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Selection of local history photographs from 1950's - 2000's from an exhibition held in 2011 on local people, places and events.
Three pockets under dates : 1950's & 60's , 1970's & 80's and 1990's & 2000's

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A4 Arch Lever folder entitled "Medical & Associated Health" compiled by Peter Corcoran, with research material and newspaper cuttings from 1800's, on Doctors, hospitals, nursing & retirement homes, nursing and child welfare in the Marple Area.

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Two carbon copies of typed letter from Gladys Swindells, Marple Antiquarian Society to Christopher Isherwood in California dated 1972 thanking him for information relating to the Bradshaw Isherwoods of Marple Hall.

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Seven Scrap books containing photographs, programme cards, newspaper cuttings reporting on events relating to Marple Evening Townswomen's Guild from 1962 - 2006.

Donated 18th January 2006. Copy of the minutes of the last Committee Meeting…
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