Memories : Folder 2

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Memories : Folder 2


Memories and recollections.


A folder of items relating to memories of local people.


Not in General Filing System due to volumn. With Churches


Data Protection Chcked/Updated : JC:2022



Collection Items

Transcript of Mrs Percy Woodhead's talk on Marple / Mellor
Typed 13 paged transcript of a talk given by Mrs Percy Woodhead on Marple/Mellor from 1200 on the development of Marple, families and industry. Undated

Mellor Church as it was 80 Years ago : Alice Taylor
Eight pages of typed recollections of the late Mrs Alice Taylor of Gibb Lane, Mellor under the title of "Mellor Church as it was 80 Years ago" "Old Resident's Recollections."
Descriptions of Vicarage, Services and School

Memories of Betty Higginbottom : Maid at Brabyns Hall : 1926
Original handwritten memories with transcript of Betty Johnson now Mrs Higginbottom who was in service at Brabyns Hall from 1926 , with memories of interior and staff.

Seventy Year ago in "Top Mellor" : Tom Oldham
Eighteen typed pages with memories of living in Mellor by Tom Oldham giving history, information on locations, shops and people around the 1920's

Interview with Miss Lizzie Hodson aged 79 : Recorded 1968
Typed interview with Miss Lizzy Hodson in the form of question and answer style recorded 1969.
Miss Hodson was the Secretary of the Marple Congregational Junior Church formerly the Sunday School she was 79 at time of recording. Born in Marple and…

Handwritten transcript of John Tym's Diary : 1881
Handwritten copy of John Tym Diary from 17th December 1881, copied in 1970 by R E Thelwall of Marple Bridge.

"I remember when.... " extract from Parish Magazine
Three extracts under the title "I remember when..." taken from the Parish Magazine, one giving information on Three Chimneys, Cobden Edge, Mellor
Contributors : Graham Hudson, Jean Clulow, Peter Edwards.

Mrs L M Taylor "Changes in Marple" including research notes & jottings
Red folder containing Mrs Taylors research notes, draft documents and jottings.
Typed essay "Changes in Marple" listing local roads and buildings with history.

Draft of Book " A Choirboy's Story" by Ernest Washington
Nineteen page typed draft titled "A Choirboys Story" Marple : My Life & Times There, by Ernest Washington who was born in Chadwick Street, Marple in 1882 giving memories of church, schools and homelife.

Shooting Journal of W Watkin from 1932
Hardback journal handwritten notes on shooting outings in the local area by Mr W Watkin which was started in 1932. Containing photographs of his guns, outside Compstall Hall and at Biggin.
Photocopy of newspaper obituary dated 1936 recording his…
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