Marple & Mellor History : Folder 1

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Marple & Mellor History : Folder 1


Marple and Mellor.


Folder containing items relating to Marple & Mellor History.


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Notes on Mellor Hall, Church, Churchyard and Vicars
Three page handwritten and five typed pages containing notes with the history of Mellor, Mellor Hall, Mellor Churchyard and Mellor Vicars.
Author unknown.

Extract from Joseph Tilley's "The Old Halls of Derbyshire"
Photocopies of pages 86-89 from Joseph Tilley's book The Old Halls of Derbyshire covering Mellor Hall, Whitehough and Bradshaw Halls.

Thesis : The Change in Function of Parishes of Mellor and Ludworth during the last 200 years : Clare Garner : 1966
Ring-bound 103 page academic thesis entitled "The Change in Function of the Parishes of Mellor and Ludworth during the Last Two Hundred Years" : Presented by Clare Garner. April 1966 for Manchester College of Education.
Containing maps,…

Wikipedia Pages for Mellor : 2005
Three pages of information from Wikipedia website relating to Mellor giving information on Geography, Industry, Politics, Industrial Past etc. downloaded 2005

Map of the Township of Mellor
Hand drawn map of the Township of Mellor, showing prominent houses / roads and rivers from Robin Hood's Picking Roads to Marple Bridge.
Date/artist unknown.

Booklet : "The Historic Landscapes of Mellor" :  Ron Weston
Original copy of the booklet entitled "The Historic Landscapes of Mellor" by Ron Weston, 2005.
Resulting from survey undertaken for Mellor Archaeological Trust to help set the hill-fort in context of the Landscape.
Booklet gives information from…

Lea Hall, drawing by J Wainwright 1899 : Advertisement for  Lecture by J Wainwright 1882
Photocopy of pen drawing of Lea Hall, Mellor with text stating that for forty years the residence of Miss Shaw, who died here.
Taken From J Wainwrights : Memories of Marple c.1899
Hand drawn laminated poster advertising "A Lecture" by Joel…

Poster : Extracts from Bridge Almshouses Rules
Photocopy of A3 poster : Extracts from the Rules established by Mrs Elizabeth Bridge for the Government of the Almswomen in the Bridge Almshouses of which Almshouses, during her life, Mrs Elizabeth Bridge is sole Governor and Visitor : Rules 12, 13…

Booklets : Marple & Marple & Mellor as Places of Residence
Two photocopies of booklets entitled
1. Marple & Mellor as Places of Residence
2. Marple as a place of Residence (with handwritten corrections)
Undated but both promoting Ley Hay Estate which was being laid out when booklet was published along…

Magazine Articles relating to Marple & Mellor from 1966
Nine magazine articles relating to Marple and Mellor :
1. 1966 Cheshire Life : Christopher Moore finds Marple full of Vitality and Imagination...not just an Address : Article & Photos.
2. July 1972 Cheshire Life : Marple - Vital & Imaginative :…

Miscellaneous Newspaper cuttings from 1827 relating to Marple & Mellor.
Two punched pockets containing miscellanous newspaper cutting from various sources dating from 1827. (one has dated articles and other undated)
Photocopies of original newspaper and typed transcripts
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