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Three pages of press cuttings giving notices of Bankrupty and dissolution of partnerships for local business people along with sale notices.
Names include : Robert Grimshaw, Bowdon, Stott, Dodson & Wright, Ralph Ferns, Jonathan Docker and Ottiwell…

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Miscellaneous press cuttings relating to All Saints' Church.

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Typed A4 sheet detailing events to be held during 1980 as part of All Saints' Centenary Programme.

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Text of dedication for new Prayer Desk in Sanctuary of All Saints' Church as memorial to Canon (and Mrs Spackman) who served All Saints from 1929 - 1952. Undated.

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Original programme for British and Foreign Bible Society lantern lecture given on Jan 27th 1938  at Albert Schools by Rev R H Percival and entitled "1000 Miles across Northern Africa".

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Three original copies of Marple Parish Magazine:1. May 1919 : including article on submission of designs for proposed All Saints' War Memorial; 2. June 1919 : including article on public meeting held on 15/5/1919 to discuss winning design for All…

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Two documents relating to successful Grade 2 listing of War Memorial Cross at All Saints Church:1. Proposal (Oct 2015); 2. Assessment (July 2017).Undertaken for Historic England's Centenary War Memorial Listing Project.

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Two original orders of service from All Saints' Church:1. dated 17/11/1918 on signing of Armistice;2. dated 11/11/1925 on anniversary of Armistice Day

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Original confirmation certificate dated 10/5/1910 for Patty Bickerton

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Original souvenir handbook for Grand Bazaar held in Church Lane 26 - 28 April 1900. Bazaar held in order to raise funds to buy land and build New Schools for All Saints' Church, replacing current condemned buildings

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Original Orders of Service for Annual Sermons held at All Saints' Church on behalf of its Day and Sunday Schools:17 July 1881, 19 July 1890, 15 July 1923.

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Trustee document for bargain/sale of land and building in Marple for the purpose of a day and Sunday School for All Saints' Church

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Original copy of "Ten Years in Marple: An Address to the Parishioners" given by Rev Reginald Adams, 1886. Leaflet annotated for 'Private Circulation Only'.

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Description and reproduced photos of silverware items from All Saints' Church.

8 Punched pockets containing email/letter correspondence to Ann Hearle requesting family research information on the following families:

Ridgway : includes family tree from 1550 & transcripts of wills.
Hartle : Correspondence from Canada with…

A4 map of Brabyns Park Orienteering Course produced by Manchester Orienteering Association 1986, with accompanying booklet

Nine colour photographs showing engraved tablets for pets from Brabyns Hall Pets Cemetery, including Druid the mastiff from 1871, Sailor Jack from 1891 and Rolly 1874 and others.
Photographs taken March 1995 by Peter Bardsley

Collection of slides housed in grey 12 drawer cabinet, subjects including a wide variety of scenes, buildings, events from Marple and surrounding areas, dating from Victorian / Edwardian period to current day. Photo Service paper wallet  containing a…

Box file containing miscellaneous artefacts donated to Marple Local History Society :
a. Silver Cup presented to Harold Kay 1902 by the Marple & District Horticultural Cup for achieving highest points
b. Armitage Challenge Silver Cup from the…

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Small blue Moorcroft box comprising souvenir teapot and biscuit barrel:
Teapot and matching Biscuit barrel with transfer print to celebrate the Coronation of George V on 22nd June 1911.
Donated to Marple Local History Society by Edmund Wilkinson…

Individual Artefacts too large to be boxed :
a. Copper Scoop
b. Boxed Gas Mask from WW2
c. Bricks from Rose Hill Brickworks : J W Tymm. Donated by Edmund Wilkinson 1994.
d. Bottle of Paraffin : JE Robinson
e. Silver Trowel with boned handle…

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Collection of 16 items of crockery from several local churches and other institutions donated to Marple Local History Society.
Comprising :
Milk Jug from Mellor Sunday School : 1875 (inscription CMFC)
Souvenir mug fro Samuel Oldknow 2000…


Five typed pages with information and photographs of the major industries of Bredbury & Romiley compiled by Neil Mullineux 2021

Information from various sources including Bredbury Urban Disctict Council Guide Circa 1974, Brief History booklet of…

Two colour photographs showing WW1 & WW2 memorial plaques at St Pauls, Strines
Photographed in 2005

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Photocopy of a portrait of T Nevill Esquire one of the Founders of St Paul's Church, Strines.
Owner of Strines Calico Mill
Laminated copy.
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