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Two photographs of Commerative Plaque on seat and metal artwork at bridge at Chadkirk.
Local People commerated include : Bishop of Lichfield, Douglas Tattersall and John Bradshaw 1602 - 1659.
Situated at Chadkirk Bridge. Opened in 2012.

Four typed pages giving number, location and milage inbetween of bridges on the Macclesfield Canal.
Up to Bridge 94 with comment "No further information available after No 94".
Donated by Bill Beard.

Collection of typed Newsletters dating from 1960's to 1970 entitled "The Marple Ratepayer" giving information of AGM's and current information relating to the Federation.
Small leaflet produced by The Cheshire Federation outlining the aims and…

Material relating to Smithy Court Retirement Development (built on site of former pub The Jolly Sailor): two undated promotional leaflets and press cutting from Sep 2004.

Press adverts and other material relating to the following Funeral Directors and associated trades in Marple:Ian Mann : 2000, 2002, 2007 (planning application)Malcolm Shaw : 1995, 2003, 2008Brian Sharples : 1995, 2000, 2002 (X2)Arthur Vernon : 2 x…

Typed 12 page transcript of lecture given by Dr Thomas to Marple Local History Society on March 22nd 1999 entitled 'History of the National Health Service in Marple, 1948 -1999'.

a. Selection of miscellaneous newspaper cuttings relating to the possible closure of Queens Court sheltered accommodation Day Centre in 1996/7 along with an information brochure produced by ESMI Day centre giving information on services provided for…

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Two photocopied photographs : One showing Distict Nurse C M Walker on Low Lea Road 1910 and the second a cabinet that was present to her by the inhabitants of Marple Bridge and surrounding neigbourhoods on her resignation in 1910.

Selection of material relating to Physiotherapy, Chriropractic and Physios in the Marple area including newspaper cutting and advertisements see index above.

Selection of material relating to Dentist in the Marple Area including newspaper cuttings and promotional advertisement flyers.

1. Four typed pages giving names and locations of Chemists / Dentists / Opticians / Chropodists and Nurses in the Marple and surrounding areas taken from Directories 1828 - 1939.2. Five press adverts for Chemists in Marple area from 1902 - 1990s.

Five page index listing Doctors and Surgeons in the Marple and surrounding areas taken from Directories 1821 - 1939.
Additional page with information on Doctors remembered by members of MLHS and other sources 1940 - current.

Original copy of a message sent to school children to celebrate victory by the Allied Nations 8th June 1946.
Reverse has important war dates from 1939 when Germany invaded Poland and ending on 5th September 1945 when British Forces re-entered…

Twenty page booklet entitled "Offerton A Glimpse of the Past by Ray Preston who lived in the area since 1936.
Black and white photographs with brief descriptions of buildings and locations.

Four pages with 10 images relating to a "Gladstone Album" which was received as an artifact of interest by a member of the archive team.
The family photograph pages were missing and the clockwork mechanism was in need of repair.
After a short…

Material taken from the display board at the exhibition for King Charles' Coronation 2023.
Photographs and texts with history of previous coronations and how they were celebrated locally, together with current celebrations in Marple.

Nine A4 Pages from the display boards for the Education Exhibition 2023.

Five A4 pages showing the layout of the material on display boards along with seven pages of text accompanying the exhibition in 2022.

Eight A4 pages showing the material on the display boards for the Cripples' Home to Orthopedic Hospital :Treetops exhibition from 2018.

Six A4 pages showing the display layout of the Places of Worship down the Centuries exhibition : 2018

Photocopies of colour photographs taken of the Peak Forest Canal from the display boards. 2013.

This material is located on Shelf 3 in the blue folder number 12.
Too large for general index

10 Colour photographs showing the display boards for the Millennium Exhibition held at Marple Library 2000.

Photograph of display as part of the celebration for the 25 years of re-opening of Marple Locks in 1999

This material is located in Cabinet 1 (CAB/01/16)
Housed in an A4 folder.
The property of Judith Wilshaw
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