Local Businesses

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Local Businesses


Local Businesses of Marple and District.


Series of folders containing items relating to Local Businesses.



Collection Items

Flyers  & Business Cards from Local Businesses
Numerous assortment of promotional flyers & business cards from local businesses in the Marple/Marple Bridge/Mellor area.
Typed list giving names and dates where known : March 2017

Receipts from Local Businesses from 1794
Numerous original receipts/quotes from local businesses with typed list giving details of business and dates of receipts/quotations. Dating from 1794 two payment slips from Samuel Oldknows Counting House.
Also handwritten receipts from Rosemary…

Miscellaneous Information / Newspaper cuttings on Local Businesses
Miscellaneous information and memories of local businesses
1. Email communication of the Wigley family boot and shoe business : Photocopy of Flyer 1882.
2. Black & White Photographs of Sid Proctor showing inside of his shop in Market Street.…

Two Leaflets promoting Local Businesses : 1981 & 2013
Two Leaflets promoting Local Businesses:
1. The Third Mellor Festival : 1981 listing local businesses.
2. Marple's Seasonal Special Offers : 2013 giving money savings vouchers from local businesses.

Material on Marple Shopping Area : Newspaper Articles : Various Dates
Photocopy of newspaper article from The Advertiser 1958 with brief history of shops in Marple plus full page advertisement of local businesses.
Newspaper cuttings from 1987 on new shopping Mall to be built by Co-op.

Blotting Paper with Local Businesses advertisements
A4 pink blotting paper advertising local businesses circa 1940/50's

Two pages with advertisements for businesses in Marple & Stockport Area : Undated
Original and photocopy of two page document advertisement for businesses in Stockport and Marple area. Date unknown.

Local Businesses advertising in Regent Cinema Programme
Photocopy of Advertisement for businesses on The Regent Cinema programme of upcoming movies.
On card with question below asking if anyone knows what year it was

Local Businesses advertising in Marple Guide : 1960's
Photocopies of advertisements from Marple Guide 1960's.
Cuttings of local business from unknown sources.
A4 paper with cut out businesses glued on : dates unknown.

Local Business Advertisements in Marple Publications
Three pages from Magazines advertisement for local businesses :
1. Marple Allotment Holder Advertiser : 1920
2. Mellor Parish Magazine : 1965
3. Mellor Parish Magazine : 1977

The Marple Area Directory : 2005
Two Marple Area Directories from August, October 2005.
Delivered each month to residents and businesses in town,

Two Local Business Directory  Booklets: 2006 & 2011
Two Local Businesses Directory Booklets :
1. SK Local Directories 2006.
2. Inside Marple : 2011

Four SK Local Directories : 2006
Four Sk Local Directories dated March and July 2006. Independent guide to the businesses

Four Local  Directories Booklets : 2006 & 2010
Four Booklets : SK Local from 2010 and SK6 Directories : Marple Edition from 2006.

Material relating to Local Businesses  : 0-18
Material relating to Local Businesses including newspaper cuttings, promotional material and advertisements including :
01 : Helen Winterson
02: Harrods Car Spares
03: Yvonne Gillon
04: The Icing on the Cake
04 - 018 : Miscellaneous local…

Record Sleeve : J C Hibbert & Son, Marple
Photocopy of a 45rpm record sleeve from J C Hibbert & Son, Pianoforte Tuners and Repairers at 61 Stockport Road, Marple.
Date Unknown

Poster : Glendale Country Restaurant, Marple
Photocopy of poster for Glendale Country Restaurant, Dale Road, Marple giving information on opening times and services.
Date 1960's approx.

19th & Early 20th Century Advertisements for Marple Businesses
Numerous photocopies of Marple business advertisements dating from 1892 to 1938 extracted from pages of All Saint Parish Magazine.
All copies are individually dated.

Magazine  Article : 2019 : "Boom-town Marple"
Article taken from Marple Review Spring 2019 under the headline "Boom Town Marple" reporting on success of local businesses, with photographs and comments from shop owners.

Newspaper cuttings relating to Trading Associations in Marple Area
Selection of small newspaper cuttings relating to trading associations in the Marple Area including Marple Business Forum, Make it Marple and Marple Partnerships to benefit and promote local business in Marple.
Various publications and dates
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