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People of Marple and District.


Series of folders containing items relating to People of Marple and District.



Collection Items

Booklet : History of Budenberg family & Gauge Company
Booklet with notes from Bernard Champness of the Manchester Regional Industrial Archaeology Society entitled " Some notes on the history of the Budenberg family and the Gauge Company." With history, plans and photographs.

Photographs of Budenberg Family Gravestone
Three colour photographs showing Budenberg gravestone at All Saints Church, Marple from several angles. Undated

Newspaper report of Budenberg Wedding : 1926
Photocopy of newspaper report on the wedding of Mr C F Budenberg and Miss Hilda Ethel Barlow from The Reporter 2th February 1926 with the headline "Attractive wedding at Marple : Great Popular Interest".
Giving description of Ceremony, dresses,…

Letter to Ann Hearle from Richard Budenberg : 1994
Handwritten letter from Richard Budenberg with memories of his grandfather (CFB) and his greenhouse where he grew carnations also his maternal grandparents Mr & Mrs Barlow. Dated 1994

Newspaper References to Mr C F Budenberg
Handwritten transcripts of newspaper articles from Stockport Advertiser and Express dates 1899, 1906 1907 with references to Mr C F Budenberg an his involvement in the Horticultural Societies.

Certificates belonging to Miss Edith Edwards
Four Original Certificates awarded to Miss Edith Edwards :
1. Trinity College of Music 1906
2. Two British Red Cross Society : Course attendance : 1915,1916.
3. British Red Cross Society : Advance Membership certificate : 1924

Mrs Clark awarded British Empire Medal
Brief account on Mrs Clark of Hibbert Lane being awarded the British Empire Medal for 30 years public service with the WRVS, and her community activities. Unknown publication.
On Card.

J Norman Fraser : Funeral Announcement : 2009
Original Funeral Announcement for J Norman Fraser giving information on his funeral service, Committal with times and locations.

Lists with information on Residents / Properties of Marple
Several handwritten research documents :
1. Four pages of the 1836 Pigots Directory : Typed list of Residents and Occupation. (Alphabetical)
2. Handwritten research notes on the Citizens of Marple : 1745, 1820.
3. Handwritten notes on Joseph…

List of Taxable : Marple Township : 1693, 1743
Typed list of Taxable : Marple Township 1693 and 1743 giving information of farmers who paid mize and tythes.
Account of 1522 giving names of oldest residents of Marple

Enoch Tempest : The Story of Enoch Tempest.
Pages 296 - 202 with title "The Story of Enoch Tempest and his Locomotives" by Harold D Bowtell from Reservoir Railways of the Yorkshire Pennines (Oakwood Press) 1979 with Page showing photograph of Enoch Tempest on his favourite locomotion.

Voters List : 1891
Photocopies of the Hyde Division of Cheshire : Marple Polling District (District J) Township of Marple, List of residents, addresses in 1891 eligible to vote.

Newspaper articles  :  Edwards Family
Photocopy of newspaper cuttings from Stockport Advertiser : Edwards family.
1. 1.3.1962 : Obituary of Mr Robert Stanton Edwards 72 retired Headmaster of the Willow Secondary School for 20 years.
2. Undated : Mrs Swindells article giving…

Newspaper Article : John Fearnley : Photographic Exhibition : 1961
Photocopy of newspaper cutting from Advertiser 29.6.1961 giving information of a photographic exhibition at the Gem Cafe owned by Mr John Fearnley.

Newspaper article :  Mrs M R Humphreys : 1949
Newspaper article from The Reporter 18th November 1949 "A Great Loss to Marple Bridge" The Noble Life of Mrs M R Humphreys obituary and brief biography.
Photocopy of photograph of Mr & Mrs Humphreys seated in their garden at 2l Hollins Lane to…

Residents of Marple  : 1584 - 1641
20 pages of computer printout of "Residents of Marple 1584 - 1641" Abstracted from the transcriptions of the Registers of St Mary's Church, Stockport by Ben Alexander January 2009.

List of Famous Marpleites : 1992
Photocopy of small cutting from City Life 29th January 1992 with list of seven Famous Marpleites :
Agraman : City Life Writer
Betty Driver : Coronation Street Actress
Ed Glinert : City Life Founder
Bill Grundy : ITV reporter : Newspaper cuttings…

Newspaper Obituary : Mrs N Newton
Obituary notice for Mrs N Newton aged 80 of Mellor from the Stockport Advertisor May 29th 1969
Founder member of the Ludworth & Mellor Womens Institute one of the first in the country.

Adam Sunderland : Newspaper report "Adam is a shining Star" : 1982
Manchester Evening News report headed "Adam is a Shinning Star" from 26th November 1982 with photograph of Adam Sunderalnd and his trophies he won at the Macclesfield Music Festival reporting that he is also the star of the Heinz Soup commercial on…

Mr & Mrs Arthur Thelwall Newspaper report on Diamond Wedding Anniversary : 1965
Newspaper report from Stockport Advetiser dated 29th April 1965 heading "Lived 50 years in same street" with photograph of Mr & Mrs Arthur Thelwall with local dignitaries reading message from Queen on their Golden Wedding anniversary and reporting…

Thornley  Ernest & Aaron  : Newspaper Cuttings / Correspondence.
Correspondence & Newspaper cuttings relating to the Thornley Family with original newspaper cutting with photocopy of :
a. Obituary for Aaron Thornley 1905,
b. Obituary for Ernest H Thornley 1965 from Stockport Advertiser
c. "Stylish Marriage at…

Frederic Thorpe Obituary : 1959 & Correspondence with George Thorpe
Photocopy of Newspaper obituary from North Cheshire Herald 17th April 1959 for Frederic Thorpe.
Letter from George Thorpe 1992 re burials of the Thorpe family at Mellor Church

Sir J E Myers Obitury : Undated
Two newspaper cuttings from unnamed / undated newspapers reporting on the death of Sir James Myers OBE, educationist and former principal of the Machester College of Science and Technology.

Jack Yarwood : Newspaper cutting "Retiring from his scene -  Yarwood "  : 1974
Photocopy of newspaper cutting from Stockport Express 24.1.1974 with heading "Retiring from his Scene - a Yarwood" . Article giving details of Jack Yarwood career and involvement in local government before his retirement.
Obituary Notice for Jack…

Miscellaneous Material relating to Jinks Family and Boatyard.
Miscellaneous material relating to Jinks Boatyard and family:
1. Indenture 1867 : Photocopy of Original and transcript.
2. Typed letters to Rosemanry : 1983 : Memories of Top Lock
3. Jinks Family BMD's
4. Handwritten Notes
5. Map of Top Lock
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