Properties : Folder 06 : The Old Vicarage

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Properties : Folder 06 : The Old Vicarage


The Old Vicarage property in Mellor.


Folder containing items relating to the Old Vicarage property in Mellor.


DP checked / update: GH / 2022



Collection Items

Talk : "The Old Vicarage" : Given by Ann Hearle : 2005
Typed 14 page draft document. Script for a talk given by Ann Hearle on 4th March 2005 at Hazel Grove on "The Old Vicarage, Mellor" giving history of the building and residents.

Go to hyperlink below for article from MLHS website relating to this…

Chronology of the Old Vicarage
Three page typed document headed 2lst October 1998 : Chronology of the Old Vicarage (site and house) Drought of 1996 and archaeological dig started 1998
10,000 years of occupation on the Hill Top

Extract from Church Magazine 1948 re Church Patronage
Photocopy of extract from Church Magazine from October 1948 giving information on the Patronage of St Thomas's Mellor by the Rev R H Simmons, Vicar.
Information on the Vicars of Mellor Church

Invoice & plans from Sheffield University for Tree Ring Analysis : 2002
Invoice for Tree ring sampling, analysis and report on the Old Vicarage, Mellor 2000 also ground floor and first floor plan showing the various ages from pre 18 century to modern.

Schedule of Deeds 1784 - 1967 : Halifax Building Socieity
Photocopy of typed schedule of deeds and documents relating to the property known as The Old Vicarage from Halifax Building Society 1974.
Also Photocopy of typed Abstract of Title dating from 1784 between T Chetham to M Olerenshaw. Statutory…

Right of Way Dispute : 1909/13
Solicitors Ransom & Hutton of Nottington correspondence from 1909 - 1913 regarding right of way dispute between Mr Eubank and Mr Chell.
Photograph shows Old Vicarage Drive 1930's (PRO/06/015)

Electorial Records held at Derbyshire CC Matlock
Typed Voters List for 1904 - 1945. Held at Derbyshire Records Office Matlock.
Letter from Derbyshire County Council giving details of residents of the Old Vicarage for 1926 & 1927.
Photograph of Stuart Knussen resident of the Old Vicarage 1940's…

Chell Family Research Data : 1999
Letter from Gloucestershire County Council Librarian with enclosed photocopied details of information on the Chell Family business in the area.
Letter from Ann Hearle requesting information on George Birks Chell 1999 with reply that no information…

Childrens Hospital at the Old Parsonage, Mellor
Three typed transcripts of newspaper articles from 1924 giving information on the transformation of the Vicarage into a Children's Hospital in 1924.
Photocopy of photograph of Mrs Talbot the Matron, seated

Legal Charge : 1943 Old Vicarage
Photocopy of legal charge dated 1943 between Albert Stuart Knussen and George Birks Chell.
Miscellaneous receipts :
1. Provision of installation of Telephone service 1946
2. Ernest Renshaw invoice for work carried out for installation of fire…

Purchase of Land for Mellor Primary School : 1963-65
Correspondence between Dr Roberts and Cheshire County Council with regard to the purchase of land for Mellor Primary School 1963 - 1965 also plan outlining area in red.

Research Notes on the Old Vicarage by Ann Hearle
Three page typed document from handwritten notes/jottings written by Ann Hearle. Typed in 2015.
Assorted information, research notes, jottings from various dates relating to the Old Vicarage

Newspaper Articles relating to Old Vicarage & Residents
Numerous newspaper cuttings / handwritten notes on cards / handwritten pages / typed information and photocopied newspaper reports from various dates and newspapers relating to the Old Vicarage and Residents from 1920 - 1965.

Memories & Notes : The Old Vicarage
Several handwritten and typed correspondence from people with memories / information requests and general notes relating to the Old Vicarage.
Handwritten letter from Erik Knussen from 2001 with a story of the "Ghost of Mellor Church"

Miscellaneous photographs : The Old Vicarage
Numerous original and photocopied photographs received by the society from various sources relating to the Old Vicarage and the Residents from the 1930 - 1940's
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