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Marple Local History Society Trips in 2010 - 2011

The 2010 - 2011 season saw us trekking over the Pennines, into and beyond Manchester before a final trip gliding along one of our local canals aboard the narrowboat "Bell".

A P Collections V2 01/12/21

Village Recollections
Memories of Hawk Green by Alan Proctor

Alan & Joan ProctorEditor’s Note
Alan was born in 1929 in a nursing home between Birchvale and Hayfield, the son of Annie and Frank Proctor. Frank worked at Strines Printworks and the family lived on Shepley Lane. When he left school Alan became an apprentice joiner, also at Strines Printworrks, before going on to work for Lomas the builders. Much of his time there was spent building the houses in Woodville Drivethen he moved on to be self-employed.

He married Joan, a local girl who lived on Dockside, in 1959 and their first home was the house on Shepley Lane. They lived there for several years before moving to Woodville Drive in the early 1970s. In retirement, they moved back to Hawk Green. Joan and Alan had three children, Andrew, Julie and John.

Alan died 28th May 2021. He is survived by Joan, Julie and John

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