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Three pages of Western Canal Distance Tables extracted from a Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway publication giving distances on Macclesfield, Ashton and Peak Forest Canal around Marple.
Date Unknown

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Statement produced by SMBC relating to Claimed bridleway : Strines Road to Lakes Road, Marple, footpath 160 & 161 produced by the Public Right of Way Officer ( Appendix 1 dated 2001).
36 colour photocopies of photographs showing route with breakdown…

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Folder produced by Joan Salt during the 1950's and 60's whilst at Manchester Training College handwritten research relating to Strines Print Works supported with black and white photographs of machines, the works site and location, its history and…

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Original copy of Mellor Parish Magazine dated January 1958 priced 4d or 6d.
Details of clergy, calendar for January's services and a Message from the Vicar George T Rudge. Derby Diocesan News, The Sign and advertisement from local businesses.

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Original copy of Souvenir Programme from the opening of the Savoy Cinema in Romiley giving details of the Directors, Architect and professional contractors involved in building and fitting out the cinema.
Message from the Manager Mr Charles Woolley…

Two typed pages of a transcription from the Plea Rolls of the Court of Common Please, held in the National Archives (Ref: CP 43/711) relating to the Manor of Mellor 1760.
The extract appears to uphold the claim to various rights of the Manor of…

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Three photocopied pages from Pigots Directory 1836 giving details of the Population of Marple & Mellor from that year.
Also residents in alphabetical order, occupations and address.

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Photocopies of Probate papers relating to Ralph Wallers will and testament dated 1828.
Thomas Brindley and Mary Ann Waller executors signed The Oath

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Typed transcriptions of five indentures from The Arundel Papers relating to the King's Part of the Common Land of the Township of Mellor from Ann Hearle's papers 2019 :
a. 23rd February 1680
b. 17th May 1682
c. 18th May 1683 :
d. 9th June 1764…

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Copy Conveyance of lands and mills situated at Marple dated 2nd September 1876 between the Trustees under the will of Perter Arkwright Esq deceased to John Clayton & Company Limited.
Two photocopies on A3 paper showing map of land mentioned in the…

Selection of small newspaper cuttings relating to trading associations in the Marple Area including Marple Business Forum, Make it Marple and Marple Partnerships to benefit and promote local business in Marple.
Various publications and dates

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Numerous newspaper cuttings relating to Ludworth Coal Mine from 1970 with information and photogtaphs of mine and the miners who worked the coal face starting with Alf Gee the owner from 1953.

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Miscellaneous small newspaper cuttings relating to local schools recording events, achievements etc. from 1990's :
a. Pre-schools & Nurseries
b. All Saints Primary
d. Holy Spirit & St Mary's Catholic Schools
e. Ludworth Primary (also see…

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Two photocopies of measured drawings of Marple Hall and outbuildings held in the collection of the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England in Swindon.
Letter confirming request by A Hearle in 1997.

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Single page document from unknown publication with text and photographs showing Sandy Lane, Romiley and the Savoy Cinema

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14 hand drawn plans of Mellor Lodge that was Samuel Oldknow's residence built in 1794.
Exterior : details showing Front, reverse, side and roof elevations with measurements and details of material used.
Interior : plans showing layout of rooms…

Newspaper cuttings relating to farms in the Marple Area, various topics, dates and publications, properties include :
a. Ridge End Farm : Farm History Uncovered : 2004
b. Rhode Hove Farm : Advertisement for Fresh Milk : 1994
c. Lower Dale Farm :…

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Numerous small miscellaneous newspaper cuttings from various publications and dates relating to fund raising and charity events in the Marple Area.
Typed list of the charities mentioned in the cuttings.

Typed list giving details of individual…

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Two laminated documents relating to the Regent Cinema from E Arnfield the Chief Projectionist.
a. Authorisation letter on headed memo paper dated from 1940 certifying Edwin Arnfield has full charge of the cinema.
b. Handwritten diagram and letter…

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Laminated copy of a Brady & Son, Auctioneers notice of Sale of Freehold Property at Marple to be held at the Bulls Head, 4th July 1921.
Properties include shop & five cottages on Stockport Road, and Canal Street, Marple and eight cottages on Church…

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Photocopy of booklet giving an account of "The Great Storm in Peakland" by "H.R.B." on 18th June 1930 in "vivid pen and pictures".
The flood effected a wide area and Pages 21 to 29 cover the Rowarth and New Mills area and the death of the landlord…

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Numerous newspaper cuttings on miscellaneous topic in and around Mellor Village area.
Examples 1967 : Original and photocopy of front page of the North Cheshire Herald on Flood at Moor End, Mellor
2016 : Mill Brow Recreation Park
Other small…

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Numerous newspaper cuttings and magazine articles relating to the activities and events held by Marple Arts Group dating from 1973.

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Newspaper reports on wells / culverts found around the Marple Area:
a. Two articles from Stockport Messenger and High Peak Echo dated 1992 : Well found in garden in Marple
b. Date unknown Editors letter re Well Cottage, Church Street, Marple.

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Newspaper cuttings relating to the Marple Drama Group located at All Saints school which started in 2012 with classes for children from 6 - 16.
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