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A partial transcript of a talk giving on the Hudson Family by Mark Hudson to St Martin's Heritage Trust 2019 covering the Hudson family from their origins as Yeoman farmers in 1535 and inheritance to Brabyns Hall. (12 Pages)

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a. Single Page typed extract from The History of Bethlem (page 439) regarding embezzlement of funds from hospital's finances and the Hudson's involvement, with comments from Neil Mullineux. 2019
b. Photocopied pages from Report of the…

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Numerous newspaper cutting relating to car parks in and around Marple dating from 1992.

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Two pockets containing news paper articles on Marple's railways from various publications with miscellaneous subjects.
Dates from 1960's, 70's, 80's & 1990's in one pocket.
From 2000 in second pocket

Three punched pockets containing miscellaneous newspaper / magazine articles relating to the road in and around Marple.
Various sources and subjects dating from 1970's (all photocopies), 1990's and 2002.

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Numerous magazine and newspaper cuttings from several publications relating to Etherow Country Park, covering different topics from events, vandalism, news from 1991

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Newspaper cuttings relating to bus services in the Marple Area.
Dating from 2016.

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Photocopy of an Abstract of Title by Indenture over eight A3 pages made by John Henry Bradshaw Isherwood in 1907.
Small hand drawn plan showing location of land referred to in Marple. Bowden Lane/Dale Road.

Three pages on A3 paper, Typed Abstract of the Title of The Compstall Co-operative relating to a plot of land fronting Stockport Road Marple between Isherwood Family and CIS. dated 1953.
Plan showing location on wax paper. (Old Peace Farm/Norbury…

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Single page handwritten account of Wesleyan Methodist in the Marple area by Hugh Fletcher giving brief history from 1745 when John Wesley preached at the "Bongs".

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Two handwritten pages on the industrialisation of Mellor from the first mill in 1790 by Hugh Fletcher

Four double sided foolscap handwritten pages by Hugh Fletcher with miscellaneous extracts from Parish Magazines, Parish Register and Wright Charity, All Saints
a. Parish Magazine 1895 -5 : Penny Bank, reverse Wrights Charity 1897
b. Parish…

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Three handwritten foolscap pages written by Hugh Fletcher entitled " John Bradshaw, Lord President of the Council which condemned King Charles I to death on Jan 26th 1649".

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Double sided foolscap page handwritten by Hugh Fletcher giving "History of Bradshaw Family" extracted from old deeds and charters.

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Sketch on wax paper of "Tracing of Plan" from Indenture of Conveyance dated 30th December 1889 - Trustees Peter Arkwright (Dec'd) to F C Arkwright showing Longhurst Lane from Devonshire Arms to Red Row and Mellor Mill.

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Material from Hugh Fletchers collection :
a. Typed Page titled "The Families who owned and lived at Brabyns Hall, Marple Antiquarian Society.
b. Handwritten account of Nathaniel Wright of Brabyns by Hugh Fletcher.

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Original two page article from London & North Eastern Railway Magazine under the title "Early Industry in Marple & District" by Arthur Hulme, date unknown, giving brief history of Marple and surroundings with photographs .
Pages 200 & 201.

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Seven Photocopied pages from Edward Mellor. Estate Agents giving sales details of Hilltop Farm, Undated, sale price £1,500.000.
With two options on splitting the house/farm/stables and pasture.
Photocopies of local maps

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Six Photocopied pages from "A Thousand Years of the English Parish" by Anthea Jones with points of interest relating to the local area.
Covering Glossop Parish which contained the chapelries, Hayfield and Mellor.

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Typed and hand written research information and genealogy of the Stanney Family.
Family Pedigree from Thomas Stanney at Bear Fold in 1691.
BMD dates of family with hand written reminiscences and miscellaneous information from land valuations,…

Photocopies of numerous legal documents relating to Primrose Mill and the Stanney Family.
Schedule of documents with details of Primrose Mill Deeds
Schedule of documents from Mr Finnis concerning Primrose Mill.
Research information on Stanney…

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Numerous photocopies of newspaper cuttings from various publications and dates relating to Primrose Mill, including auctions, bankruptcy, funeral of Mr Warburton and destruction of the mill in 1963

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Correspondence received by Tom Oldham and Ann Ashmore in the 1970's and 90's with memories and reminiscences of Primrose Mill both handwritten and typed notes.

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Several hand drawn sketches by Tom Oldham of Primrose Mill giving details of the layout of the mill buildings, stream, pond and mill yard.
Several location maps from tithe maps, OS and 1857 Union Glossop Map

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Numerous black and white and colour photographs of Primrose Mill, Mellor. Various dates. Showing original mill, destructive fire and colour photographs of mill in the late 1990's
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