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Newspaper cutting from Stockport Times East 2011 with photographs of Bob Humphrey-Taylor asking for volunteers for an archaeological excavation of Mellor Mill.

Miscellaneous newspaper cuttings relating to High Lane dating from 1990, covering numerous and varied issues.

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Numerous newspaper cuttings relating to hobbies in the Marple Area :
Model Railways and Boats, collectors, wine clubs and other group activities.

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Miscellaneous newspaper cuttings relating to local community celebrations :
a. Golden Jubilee : 2002
b. Millennium : 2000
c. Commonwealth Games : 2002

Newspaper cuttings relating to Forces Personnel from Marple including :
Chris Finney receiving the George Cross for Bravery : 2007
Wayne Ayres returning from Iraqi 2007
Danny Winter : Died in Afghanistan : 1980 - 2008
James Freeman : WW2 …

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Miscellany of documents relating to Mellor Church and its Parish in date order from 1794 collected by the local historian Tom Oldham and passed to Ann Hearle who donated then to the MLHS Archive in 2019.

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Miscellaneous newspaper cuttings from local publications dating from 1978 covering numerous topics relating to Hawk Green, including Brass Bands, Clubs, Events and history.

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Three page handwritten "ramblings" with typed transcript headed "Lynne's Historical Ramblings of the Surrounding Area".
Written by Lynne Douglas 2019.

Material for Exhibition held on Methodism on display notices, including general history of Methodism in the Marple and Mellor area from 1745 and photographs and brief history of all local Methodist Churches.

Schematic computer drawing of Bottom Mill, undated, showing front elevation, floors for machinery and connecting belts and gears from the water wheels and boiler houses.

Source Unknown

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Very short history of Damstead Mill, probably for an exhibition.

Photocopy of Black Horse Agencies auction notice for Lower Birchenough farm, Cobden Edge, Mellor.
Farmhouse with barn and 22 acres to be auction at the Devonshire Arms 1994.
Sold Privately written on notice.

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A partial transcript of a talk giving on the Hudson Family by Mark Hudson to St Martin's Heritage Trust 2019 covering the Hudson family from their origins as Yeoman farmers in 1535 and inheritance to Brabyns Hall. (12 Pages)

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a. Single Page typed extract from The History of Bethlem (page 439) regarding embezzlement of funds from hospital's finances and the Hudson's involvement, with comments from Neil Mullineux. 2019
b. Photocopied pages from Report of the…

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Numerous newspaper cutting relating to car parks in and around Marple dating from 1992.

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Two pockets containing news paper articles on Marple's railways from various publications with miscellaneous subjects.
Dates from 1960's, 70's, 80's & 1990's in one pocket.
From 2000 in second pocket

Three punched pockets containing miscellaneous newspaper / magazine articles relating to the road in and around Marple.
Various sources and subjects dating from 1970's (all photocopies), 1990's and 2002.

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Numerous magazine and newspaper cuttings from several publications relating to Etherow Country Park, covering different topics from events, vandalism, news from 1991

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Newspaper cuttings relating to bus services in the Marple Area.
Dating from 2016.

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Photocopy of an Abstract of Title by Indenture over eight A3 pages made by John Henry Bradshaw Isherwood in 1907.
Small hand drawn plan showing location of land referred to in Marple. Bowden Lane/Dale Road.

Three pages on A3 paper, Typed Abstract of the Title of The Compstall Co-operative relating to a plot of land fronting Stockport Road Marple between Isherwood Family and CIS. dated 1953.
Plan showing location on wax paper. (Old Peace Farm/Norbury…

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Single page handwritten account of Wesleyan Methodist in the Marple area by Hugh Fletcher giving brief history from 1745 when John Wesley preached at the "Bongs".

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Two handwritten pages on the industrialisation of Mellor from the first mill in 1790 by Hugh Fletcher

Four double sided foolscap handwritten pages by Hugh Fletcher with miscellaneous extracts from Parish Magazines, Parish Register and Wright Charity, All Saints
a. Parish Magazine 1895 -5 : Penny Bank, reverse Wrights Charity 1897
b. Parish…

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Three handwritten foolscap pages written by Hugh Fletcher entitled " John Bradshaw, Lord President of the Council which condemned King Charles I to death on Jan 26th 1649".
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