Marple & Mellor History : Folder 2

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Marple & Mellor History : Folder 2


Marple and Mellor.


Folder containing items relating to Marple & Mellor History.


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Historical References & Newspaper Cuttings relating to Robin Hood's Picking Rods
Miscellaneous pages relating to Robin Hood's Picking Rods from several sources and newspaper cuttings :
a. Illustration of Picking "Pegs" extracted from Wainwrights Memories of Marple.
b. Text & Diagram from Journal of the Derbyshire…

Extract : Legends of Longendale by T Middleton : 1906
Photocopy of chapter 4 from Legends of Longendale by T Middleton entitled " Robin Hood's Visit to Longdendale".
Giving an account of why the stones on Ludworth Moor are called Robin Hood's.

Extract from The Decline of Mellor in the 19 century by Ann Ashworth
3 photocopied pages with tables on the Population and textile occupations of Mellor extracted from The Decline of Mellor in the 19th century by Ann Ashworth

Report on W Bradley's address on "How to Improve Marple" 1893
Original newspaper article from The Herald March llth 1893 and photocopied of W Bradley's address at the meeting of the Congregational Mutual Improvement Society 1893 entitled "How to Improve Marple"
Letter from Dora Wigg in Cheltenham who is W…

Leaflet : Mellor - Moorend Conservation Area : 1978
Leaflet from Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council giving history and information on Conservation Area Designation and Guidelines for Mellor-Moorend Conservation Area designated April 1978.

Mellor Heritage Exhibition : 1984 & 1985
Leaflet for Mellor Heritage Exhibition in The Parish Hall, Mellor September 1985, with advertisements for local businesses and Programme for the Mellor Fesitval on 15th September 1985.
7 typed pages from the "Mellor Heritage" Committee Meetings from…

Notice : "Remember the Sabbath to keep it Holy"
Photocopy of Notice entitled "Remember the Sabbath to keep it Holy" from Mellor Jollification Committee. Undated

Plan of Estates in Marple  (late Mr Thomas Ferns 1854)
Photocopy of plan and reference of Estates in Mellor in the Parish of Glossop in the County of Derby belonging to the Executors of the late Mr Thomas Ferns 1854

Marple Town redevelopment 1960's & 70's : Summer Stroll Material 2000
Typed sheets from Peter Bardsley regarding the redevelopment of Marple Town 1960's and amended plan 1970's.
Also Marple & Mellor Millennia 2000 Summer Stroll : Local History Walk with Peter Bardsley and Margaret

Bibliography of the Village of Mellor : Deeds Relating to Mellor
Photocopy of typed document of Bibliography of the Village of Mellor from May 1978. Also typed list of Deeds relating to Mellor held at Derby.

Information collected at Church Commissioners : July 1975
Four pages of typed information collected at Church Commissioners : July 16th 1975.
Correspondence between Matthew Olerenshaw, Vicar of Mellor and the Church Commissioners

Newspaper extract 1887 : Need of a Police Station at Marple
Email correspondence from Peter Clark giving information of a newspaper report for the need for a police station at Marple and the cost dated 1887.

Mellor Past and Present : Address read by C Pickford : 1931
Typed transcript of an address read by C Pickford of Town's Cliff, Mellor at the Church of England's Mens Society on Febuary 2nd 1931 with photocopies of 1871, 1891 and 1901 census for the Pickford Family

German Refugees in Brentwood WW2 from Alan Parkinson
Email sent from Alan Parkinson in Australia with recollections and research he has carried out of his father Robert Parkinson a wartime policeman at the Marple Police Station with regard to German refugees who were housed at Brentwood, Church Lane,…

The Journal of the Manchester Geographical Society : 1900
Photocopy of The Journal of the Manchester Geographical Society Vol XVI Pages 264 - 293 giving an account of the Society's on 30th June 1900.
Account of Mr Wainwrights tour of the village of Marple illustration and photographs.

The Marple Camp : Apprentices Campsite : 1927
Card taken from The Beyer-Peacock Quarterley Review Page 40 giving information on eighth camping season at our Camp Farm, Carrington Barn, Marple activities and benefits for the apprentices using this facility. Photograph on reverse showing…

Chronology of  Mellor Area
Typed page with Chronology of area around Mellor.
Dates from 1206 with the granting of Marple and Wybersley to Robert of Stockport. to 1964 Mellor Police Station closing.

Extracts from English Place Names Society : Ludworth & Mellor
Two extracts from E.P.N.S. for Derbyshire and Cheshire covering Ludworth and Marple giving information descriptions of Local places of interest.

Notification  :  SSSI for  Ludworth Intake : 1998
One page document for Site of Special Scientific Interest notification under Section 28 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 for Ludworth Intake.

Information on Ancient History of Mellor
6 pages from Encyclopedia : The Freedictionary website with information on Ancient History of Mellor. Covering myths & legends, Origin of name, archaeological timeline, Roman Occupation downloaded 2008.

Extracts from The Modern Antiquarian
Pages downloaded in 2008 from the Modern Antiquarian website with information on :
1. Brown Low, Round Barrow
2. Mellor Hilltop : Hillfort
3. Chisworth : Cup Marked Stone

Memories on Tape : Marple Antiquarian Society  Exhibition
Photocopy of downloaded article from The Guardian October 12 1963, headed Northern News in Brief, sub headed "Memories .....on tape", containing a paragraph giving details of exhibition being held at Manor House of tape recorded reminiscences by…

Flyer for Mellor against Masts : 2006
Flyer titled "Mellor against Masts" informing and encouraging local residents to write a letter of objection to Mellor Sports club for the planning application for a 3g mobile phone mast that is planned to be erected on one of the flood lights.

Correspondence for information on The Hollins : 1998
Correspondence from Debbie Barwell, an "A" level student wanting information of The Hollins, Marple for a possible Millennium project they have planned. Reply from Peter Bardsley, Secretary of Marple Local History Society.

The Marple Mixture : Article from Cheshire Life : 1980
Four page article entitled "The Marple Mixture" from Cheshire Life July 1980 written by Avril White who "sifts the village ingredients", Black and white photographs of Marple and locals
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