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
Collection of an assortment of promotional flyers & business cards from local businesses in the Marple/Marple Bridge/Mellor area.
Typed index 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 Oldknow's 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. Seven 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 from exhibition 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 collection of cuttings of 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.

Helen Winterson, Yvonne Gilllon & Icing on the Cake newspaper articles.
Newspaper cuttings, magazine articles, flyers and promotional material for individual local businesses including :
Helen Winterson
Yvonne Gillon
Icing on the Cake

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

19th & Early 20th Century Advertisements for Marple Businesses
Numerous photocopies of Marple business advertisements dating from 1892 to 1943 extracted from pages of All Saint Parish Magazine.
All copies are individually dated.

Newspaper Cuttings / Magazine articles for local Businesses
Selection of newspaper articles, magazine articles, flyers and promotional material for local business, held in dated pockets from 1902 to 2015

Newspaper cuttings relating to Trading Associations in Marple Area
Selection of small newspaper cuttings magazine articles 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…
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