Marple Hall

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Marple Hall


Marple Hall , Bradshaws and Isherwoods.


Series of Folders containing items relating to Marple Hall / Bradshaws / Isherwoods



Items in the Marple Hall Collection

Historical manuscripts commission, National Register of Archives - Estate papers relating to Marple Hall.
1949 type list from Cheshire Records Office, Historical Manuscripts Commission list of legal document held relating to the Marple Hall Estate dating from 1606 to 1785

Bradshaw Isherwood Family Tree and birth/death list - Bradshaw-Isherwoods
Several copy documents relating to family tree of Bradshaw Isherwoods of Marple and Wibersley. Page 843 & 844 of the Macclesfield Hundred with brief history. List of Births/Deaths in date order.

The Arms of the Winnington Family
Illustration of the coat of arms of the Winnington Family. Image of plaque on page taken from The Marple Website Virtual Tour

The Indenture for Marple Hall (Two Accounts)
Two typed copies of indentures. One dated from 1606 Between Edward Stanley of Thonge and Henry Bradshaw th'elder of Marple. Second dated 1614 between Henry Bradshaw the Elder and Henry Bradshaw the younger. Source unknown.

Henry Bradshaw 1606-1620. Short History plus Photos of Place (Peace Farm)
Short history and photocopy of picture showing The Place

The "House we Lost" Exhibition - cutting from Living Edge 2001 (Marple Hall)
Flyer giving information of an exhibition entitled "The House we Lost" from 1996. Magazine article from Living Edge dated Feb 2001, "postcards from the past" showing Marple Hall Photograph and brief history

Henry Bradshaw II 1654
One page brief history of Henry Bradshaw - 1654, his marriage, children and death

Henry Bradshaw III - Will and Inventory
Typed transcript of Will and Inventory of Henry Bradshaw dated 1662 at Wybersley Hall. Typed pages from Henry Bradshawe Account Book 1640 written at his home Wibbersley Hall two years prior to the Civil War

Page from Henry Bradshaw III account book plus extracts from unknown publication re accounts.
Typed transcript entitled "A page from Henry Bradshaw III's Account Book 1640" author unknown.
Copies of pages 82 - 92 showing detail list of accounts dated 1640, publication unknown.

Will and Inventory 1699
Typed transcript of the Last Will & Testament of Henry Bradshaw Esq. dated 1699 and Inventory

Two Sketches of Bradshaw Hall
Two copy sketches of Bradshaw Hall showing east side dated 17th century. Same photograph, one mounted on card. Home of the Bradshaws from 12c.

Post Civil War Declaration. Short biography Henry Bradshaw
Typed declaration swearing allegiance to the King by Henry together with other gentleman of Cheshire. Short Biography of Henry Bradshaw born 1635 13 years of age when Charles was beheaded.

Marple Hall Hearth Tax Information
Typed information re Hearth Tax for Marple in 1663 stating Marple Hall was the biggest building in the area with 14 chimneys.

Postcard of Marple Hall
Black & white copy of a postcard showing Maple Hall with stables and Clock Tower.

Indenture (to be transcribed)
Two original fragments of parchment of an Indenture dated 1693 with Henry Bradshaw named. To be transcribed

Henry Bradshaw 1666 -1735
Typed display from exhibition (date unknown) giving brief biography of Henry Bradshaw who was High Sheriff of Derbyshire in 1701. Held Marple Hall estate for 37 years.

Thomas Bradshaw 1672 - 1743
Display notice giving brief biography of Thomas Bradshaw the last of the Bradshaws of Marple

Photos of Bradshaw Hall, Bolton Church
4 Black & White photocopy photographs of Bradshaw Hall, Brabyns Hall, Bolton Church and Market Place.

Notes on Parson Fold
Extract from unknown book : Supplementary Sheet : Giving information of marriage of Mary Bradshaw to William Pimlott and further information on Bradshaw / Isherwood family tree ending with Mary.

Will of Nathaniel Isherwood of Marple 1765
Typed 3 page transcript of Nathaniel Isherwood of Marple last will and testament being in bad health but of sound and disposing mind. Dated 1765.

Bradshaw to Pimlott to Isherwood.
Eight display pages from undated exhibition giving information and dates on how the Bradshaw family married into the Pimlotts and then the Isherwoods.

John Pimlotts Will dated 1761
Photocopy of Original will of Thomas Pimlotts will from the Public Records Office of the National Archives. Also typed transcript of legible text.

Article from the "Listener"  25.11.54. "A Jane Austen Clergyman in real life"
Original and photocopy of Article from the Listener 25.11.54. by M A Robson on the Journal of Charles Bellairs. Descriptions of interior of Marple Hall and details of people and history of the Hall. Photocopy of drawing of Marple Hall. Typed…

 Bellairs Diary Extracts
Two display items detailing extracts from Charles Bellairs diary who visited Marple Hall in 1838. Giving details of hall location in the countryside and attending an agricultural society meeting.

List of Farms from 1831
Handwritten extract of Farms in the Township of Marple, Offerton, Bramhall and Plumley belonging to John Esherwood Esq. 1831.

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