Ephemera : Folder 2

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Ephemera : Folder 2


Ephemera relating to Marple and District.


Folder 2 containing items of Ephemera relating to Marple and District.


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Collection Items

Article :  "Don't Miss Marple" : Cheshire Life : 2004
Four page article from Cheshire Life August 2004 entitled Don't Miss Marple by Marjorie Henderson and paintings by Gordon Wilkinson, giving history and local attractions.

Flyer : "Mellor against Masts" with skeleton objection letter.
Flyer drawing attention to planning application for mobile phone mast at Mellor Sports Club and and skeleton letter for residents to raise objections.
Skeleton letter objecting to Slimline Monopole at Mellor Sports Club to Planning Dept SMBC .…

Stockport District Waterworks Acts 1825, 1863 and 1864
Three original documents recording an Act for extending the Limits within which the Stockport District Waterworks Company may supply water, and for authorizing them to raise further Monies : and for other Purposes.

Extracts from Millgate Monthly written by Athur Hulme referring to Samuel Oldknow
Two Extracts from the Millgate Monthly written by Arthur Hulme entitled
"An Early Business Letter by Robert Owens" A memorable interview recalled.
" Early Factory Apprentices"
Both referring to Samuel Oldknow and his mill

Research Notes :  Holiday Homes in Mellor : 1895
Handwritten research and information from 1895 (Bulmers) on the Holiday homes in the Mellor Area. Holiday homes at The Bull House, Ivy Cottages and Lodgings and apartments in area.

Dale Primary School Portrait Tea Towel : 1996
Linen Tea Towel from the Dale Primary School dated 1996 with self portraits drawings of the children and teachers attending school.

Miscellaneous information of Chadkirk and Mill Brow Churches
Handwritten single sheet containing miscellaneous information on Chadkirk Chapel from 1660 - 1706 and Millbrow Church from 1662 -1971 (not all dates represented)

Booklet : "Hey Dad, Did You Know - There's A Marple In America"  : Angela Hurley
Booklet written by Angela Hurley entitled " Hey Dad, did you know there's a Marple In America ?" giving an account of the Fire Fighters visit from the "Township of Marple, USA" to the home of their town's ancestors.
Written 2002 with update in 2005…

Audrey Featherstone's Notes
Typed pages transcribed from Audrey Featherstone handwritten research notes on miscellaneous subjects extracted from County Records, Newspapers, etc relating to the area around Marple and residents.

Photocopy of photographs of 3l Prospect House
Photocopy of black and white photographs outside 3l Prospect House with 3 gentleman with handwritten research jottings.
Heading states " a lady from Manchester sent this taken in Marple early 20's"

Derbyshire Records Office : Misc Quarter Session Records
Typed document with miscellaneous Quarter Session Records relating to Marple Area and residents.

Extract from 1285 Eyre Roll of the Forest of the Peak
Typed page heading "Extracts from the 1285 eyre roll for the Forest of the Peak PRO DL 39/1/5 : Translated from the Latin R M Bryant : September 1992.
Also Frontispiece to "The Royal Forest of the Peak" by I E Burton 1963.

Invoice for Legal work by Charles Walmsley : 1844
Original Invoice for Legal work by Charles Walmsley to Messrs James Bowden, James Arnfield and Jonathan Jowett dated 1844 for professional services.

Election Notice/Information 1937 and 60's
Two election notices :
1937 for U.D.C. : Redfern Morton
Photocopy of poster for Liberal candidate : John Brady 60's

Article from Gentleman's Magazine 1748 : Great Storm
Reproduction of an article from Gentleman's Magazine Vol 18 from 18th August 1748 page 376.
Historical Chronicle " entitled "Particulars of the inundation in Derbyshire" reporting on the flood in Mellor on 23rd July and the damage it caused

Photocopy of business memo from William Jowett Ltd : 1907
Photocopy of memorandum from William Jowett ( Ltd. Cataract Bridge Mill, crossed out ) Mellor dated 1907, with a photocopy of a handwritten letter from The Manor House in Mellor on card (ex exhibition?)

Extract from Manchester Field Naturalist Soc : Garden Party at Joel Wainwrights
Photocopy of pages extracted from Manchester Naturalists Society Report 1910(?) Pages 33-35 under heading Marple June 18th : Leader Mr W Taylor giving details of garden party at "Finchwood" the residence of Mr Joel Wainwright, JP Marple Bridge.

Oral History : Misc information provided by Local People
Typed and handwritten documents recounting miscellaneous stories and reminiscences provided by local people.

Newspaper report on NSPCC meeting at New Mills 1907
Photocopy of newspaper article & typed transcript from The Advertiser dated 6th December 1907 P6 c4 under the heading The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children : Meeting at New Mills, giving full report of attendees and debate.

Material relating to Mellor and Marple Bridge Energy Saving Strategy (MESS) & Incredible Edibles Marple
a. "MESS News" Original newsletter update flyers : Nos 4, 8,9,10,11,12 and 13 (from 2000's) with Summer No 5 (undated) giving news and notification of meetings and exhibitions with contact details.
b. "Power to the People" newspaper report by…

Interesting Events & Places during 1911 : Text & Pictures
Original single page with text and pictures entitled "Interesting Events and Places during 1911" showing 9 local events with photograph. Showing flood at Gee Cross, Dan Bank and Chadkirk with Photos of Thomas Carver and J W Lancashire

Deeds of Title : Derbyshire Estate held at Sheffield Archives
Photocopy of Deeds of Title : Derbyshire Estate : Glossop Estate held at the Sheffield City Library Archives relating to the Marple Area.

Civic Day Award for Marple Local History Society : 2011
Civic Day Award dated 25th June 2011 given to MLHS for Identification of 9 buildings/structure for local listing, given by Marple Civic Society and Civic Voice.

Pencil Drawing of Scenes Around Marple by  local Artists : 1980's
Nine pencil drawings of scenes in and around Marple by local artists.
Seven used in the Hazel Grove Liberal Association 1988 Calender.
Two on buff paper of Forge Mill by MS 1988 and Marple Aqueduct by Paul Evison 1988

Research/Follow up File
Typed document with research information from Ann Hearles handwritten notes various sources, Records Offices, newspapers etc of local interest, people and properties.
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