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People : Folder 03


People of Marple and District.


Folder containing items relating to People of Marple and District.


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Rev W M Ainsbury : Obituary : Photo : Correspondence
Material relating to Reverend W M Ainsbury :
1. Obituary from Congregational Year Book 1930 including photograph giving information of his life and connection to Marple, with photograph
2. Covering letter from J Creasey, Librarian of Dr Williams…

Material on the Ardern Family from 1901
Material on Ardern Family including Census records from 1901, 1911.
Correspondence with Mrs Whithead on Ardern family research information from 1990 - 1996

Bartholomew Booth : 1732 - 1785 : A History
Typed 2 page document entitled "Bartholomew Booth (1732 - 1785)" Supplied by M Whithead, University of Hull. Chronology history of life from birth at Mellor to death in USA.
Ordained priest by Bishop of Chester 1758 : Licenced to Disley Chapel as…

Francis Brindley : Corn Dealer : Family History
Thirteen pages of typed history containing census records, directory extracts, location photographs and family tree relating to Francis Brindley, Corn Dealer of Marple and his descendants.
Email Correspondence with Noel Brindley : 2010 family…

Margaret (Marjorie) Burton : Funeral Address : 2011
Two page typed funeral address for Margaret (Marjorie) Burton 13.6.1922 - 2.4. 2011 delivered at York Minster 12th May 2011 by Warwick Burton her eldest son.

Clayton Family : Research papers and Information
Various material on the Clayton Family :

1. Correspondence with Mrs Priddle re Clayton family and businesses.
2. Extracts from Abstract of the Title of the Executor of the Late David Shaw
3. Clayton family tree & BMD : Family tree
4. Two…

Alfred Cunliffe : Newspaper reports on Motor Accident : 1928
Two newspaper articles from The Times 1928 reporting on the death of Alfred Edmund Cunliffe 61 who died in Motor Race accident at Southport

George May Dixon (Squeaky Dixon) : Two Photographs
Two photographs of George May (Squeaky Dixon) a local Marple Character who lived in Mellor Lodge as a young person.
He had a high pitched voice and the children would ask him the time to hear him speak.
Lived in later life in a flat on Mount…

Aaron Eccles (Solicitor) : Miscellaneous Information
Typed three paged document entitled Aaron Eccles, Gentleman of this Parish 1787-1856 giving information on the life, residences and career of local Solicitor and owner of Beamsmoor.

Edith Edwards deceased : Bequest to Marple Antiquarian Soc.
Letter from Nat West Bank 8th January 1982 to Mrs Nelson, Secretary of the Marple Antiquarian & History Society giving information on the bequest from Miss Edwards

Printout : "Samuel Haughton : Descendents 5 Generations"
Computer printout titled "Samuel Haughton : Descendents of 5 Generations" giving highlighted information of 5 generations of Haughtons covering Marple, Stockport, Manchester and USA

Higginbotham of Overwindleybotham : Baptisms Family History
Two documents giving information, history and baptisms.
1. Pages 39 - 42 from Cheshire Ancestor, March 2012 titled "The Higinbotham Chronicles" by Paul Higinbotham giving account of his ancestors.
2. Typed information "The Higginbothams of…

Brian Jenkins born 1922  : Short History
Handwritten page with brief history of Brian Jenkins from Marple Bridge, Born 1922 given by Mr E B Jenkins, Bakewell date unknown

John Lee  born Marple Circa 1803 : Miscellaneous material.
Material relating to John Lee born Marple circa 1803:
1. Extract from detail and observations given in Johns diary 1818/1822.
2. Census records relating to Lee family 1841, 51, 61 & 71
3. 4 Maps of Marple 1837-51 , 1849, 1872 and circa 1875

List of the names of  Mellor Mormons : No date
Photocopy of Original list and typed transcript from Church of Later Day Saints Branch of Manchester Conference with names of members in the Mellor Area.
Listing members, their parents, village or town, parish and date.

Samuel Littleford Family Tree : 1773 - 1926
Handwritten family tree starting with Samuel Littleford Born 1773 to family descendant who died in 1926.

Marshall "A Long Lived Family" newspaper article.
Handwritten copy of Newspaper report from High Peak Reporter on June 14th 1924 p3c4 titled "A Long Lived Mellor Family" Five brother whose ages aggregate 373 years, giving report of the five brother Stephen, 82, Alfred, 78, Edwin, 75 Abraham 71 and…

Hibbert Family : Medical People typed document : Research correspondence
A4 typed document titled "Medical People" giving history of medical people in Marple including Hibbert family from James Hibbert 1841 also names of other medical people including nurses, druggist.
Correspondence from 1993 from Mrs Horsman and 1997…

Private Harry Milner : "He Soldiered Under Kitchener"
Copy of "He Soldiered under Kitchener " The Life and Times of Private Harry Milner of Darley Dale by John Peter Craddock with chapters covering his beginning, early life, Guardsmans career and action in South Africa.
Three black and white…

Miscellaneous Information of 19th century People in Marple
One page typed document "Miscellaneous" with statistics and information on notable families in Marple in 1841 1891.

Mosley family research correspondence : Article on R Mosley
Correspondence with June Fancett , Australia 1998 : re family research on the Mosley family.
Article from "The Cyclopedia of Victoria" published in 1902 Australia on Robert Mosley

The Nadin Family : Short History
Typed A4 document on The Nadin Family with research data from Census Records, 1841 with BMD information.

Pooley/Lingard Family Tree correspondence 1985
Typed letter from Dr Lingard Pooley requesting information from Mrs Swindells to complete his family tree.

Rishworth Family : Personal memories, photos and correspondence
Material relating to Rishworth Family from Joyce Rishworth including Memories of John born at Peace Farm 1932.
Certificate awarded to John Rishworth from All Saint Choir for thanks for serving from 1895 - 1966.
Photocopies of Photographs : Group…

Sherwin Family & Compstall Print Works
A4 Typed document giving information on the Sherwin family and the connection with the Printworks from census records. Author unknown
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