Memories : Folder 5

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Memories : Folder 5


Memories and recollections.


A folder of items relating to memories of local people.


Data Protection Chcked/Updated : JC:2022


Not in General Filing System due to volumn. With Churches



Collection Items

Memories Hollins Mill Hostel for German/Austrian Girls on Cross Lane
Single page typed documents from Marguerite Pitcher of Marple giving information of her house in 1949, 35 Cross Lane which was known as Nan-y-Glyn. Number 37 Cross Lane was a hostel for German/Austrian girl workers from Hollins Mill.

Two letter from Peter Broadhurst : Memories of "Waterside"
Two typed letters from Peter Broadhurst to Bill Hatton with memories of when he stayed with his grandparents who lived at Waterside in Marple

Newspaper article : "When farm hayloft became school". Chapel House Farm : 1979
Article from the Stockport Advertiser 1979 by Margaret Hughes entitled " When farm hayloft became a school" giving an account of when in 1831 Chapel House Farm loft was converted to first national school in Marple.

Memories of Evacuee : Jean Walmsley
Three typed pages titled "Marple Memories" from Jean Walmsley (nee McGraa) who was an evacuee to Marple when seven years old during the blitz on Manchester.

Letter from Jim Berry to A Hulme : 1965 : Memories of Marple
Four pages of typed memories by Jim Berry taken from a letter to Arthur Hulme in 1965.
Recollections and memories of school and work in Marple

Memories of Marple 1880's & 90's : Alice Taylor
Single typed page from Alice Taylor with memories of Marple in the 1880's & 90's

The Hibberts of Marple Bridge : The Reporter 1925
Photocopy of newspaper article from The Reporter dated March 14th 1925 under the Heading "The Hibberts of Marple Bridge" Interesting Reminiscences by Miss Florence Hibbert of her Greatgrandfather Peter Hibbert and other family members and their…

Memories of Mellor Mill : A Scholfield 1889
Photocopies of A Scholfiels's handwritten memoirs from 1889 when he started work at Bottoms Mill at age 11.
Letter from University of Manchester who send copies to Ann Hearle in 1993

Go to Hyperlink below for article from MLHS website relating…

A Lifetime in Marple & Neighborhood : Joel Wainwright : 1882
Thirty one page text for a lecture given by Joel Wainwright in the Union Rooms, Marple 1882.
History of Marple within national events, Samuel Oldknows involvement with church, road, mills and other local worthies.

Family Information Requests  : Ann Hearle's Correspondence from 1992 -2007
8 Punched pockets containing email/letter correspondence to Ann Hearle requesting family research information on the following families:

Ridgway : includes family tree from 1550 & transcripts of wills.
Hartle : Correspondence from Canada with…
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