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Programme : Dedication of Marple War Memorial Park & Pageant : 1922
Original programme for the Dedication of Marple War Memorial Park & Historical Pageant, illustrating events in the life of Marple from Early times Saturday 22nd July 1922. Donated by Edmund Wilkinson 1994.
Listing speakers, pageant procession,…

50th Anniversary of Handing over the Memorial Park : 1972
Correspondence from Marple UDC regarding the 50th Anniversary of the handing over of the memorial park and the ceremony to take place.

Plans of War Memorial and Surrounding Area
Two original copies of plan showing the layout of the War Memorial at Marple Memorial Park, on with handwritten notes. Dated December 1951.
Small notice that the Land was given by the Carver/Barlow families in memory of the men of Marple who fell in…

Programme for Service at the War Memorial : 1993
Two page programme for the Remembrance Sunday on the 14th November 1993.

Programme for Silver Jubilee Celebrations : 1935
Official programme produced by Marple Urban District Council for the celebrations of the Silver Jubilee Celebrations for their Majesties King George V and Queen Mary, listing procession from Marple Memorial park upto bonfire at 10.00pm

Programme for Coronation Year of Elizabeth II : 1953
Three copies of souvenir programme from Marple Urban District to celebrate Elizabeth Coronation Year 1953.
Listing event / services /tea parties /bonfire celebrations taking place around area with dates and times.
Grand Historical Pageant to take…

Services/Celebrations of the Close of the War : 1918
Photocopy of a Form of Service of Thanksgiving, Praise and Intercession for the use of the Free Churches in celebration of the Close of the war, victory & Peace.
Giving information of areas and the events taking place.
On card : The War Memorial in…

Friends of Marple Memorial Park
Documentation in relation to Friends of Marple Memorial Park consisting of:
1. Three News letters from 2004, 2005 & 2006 giving information and upcoming events.
2. Flyer advertising meeting of the Friends and requesting involvement.
3. Poster…

Newspaper cuttings relating to Marple Memorial Park & Cenotaph
Newspaper cutting from various publication on events and development relating to the Memorial Park and cenotaph:
a. 1937 : Article on how Marple and surroundings are getting ready for Coronation Celebrations.
b. 2003 : New Entrance plans and…

Leaflet : Marple Memorial Park : Greenspace at the Heart of the Community
Leaflet printed by Stockport Borough Council giving information on Marple Memorial Park and the facilities available with accompanying map showing amenities.

Letter from Daily Mirror : Name on War Memorial : 1989
Photocopy of a letter to Mr R Riddell from the "Old Codgers" at the Daily Mirror answering a query over a name on the Marple War Memorial dated July 1989.

Programme  for Marple Remembrance Service 2001
Programme for Remembrance Sunday Service on the llth November 2001 at The War Memorial Marple at 10.00am

Photographs relating to Marple Memorial Park
Photographs relating to Marple Memorial Park.
1. Colour photograph of the Lodge at Memorial Park : Undated
2. Stagecoach in the Marple Pageant
3. Photocopy of black and white view of Memorial from a postcard belonging to J Townsend, Marple.…

Material on Installation of Plaque re HMS Maple : 2016
a. Several colour photographs showing plaque given to Marple Urban District Council to Commemorate the "Adopting " a warship HMS Maple during Warship Week 1941.
c. Installation in the gardens at Marple Memorial Park.
d. Newspaper cutting from…

Bench in Memorial Park
Handwritten information of Inscription on bench in the Memorial Park " Remembrance of 50 Exotic Years :Ellen-Marion Greenfield"
Source unknown.
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