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Significant Houses of Marple and District.


Series of folders containing items relating to significant Houses in Marple and District.


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Manor House, Station Road
Research material relating to Manor House, 67 Station Road, Marple
Sources from local directories,
Census records for 1841, 1851 and 1871.
Newspapers articles from 1901 and for sale notice from Stockport Times 1984 "History for Sale"…

Turf Lea
Photocopy of newspaper cutting dating from 25th August 1837 giving information of an Auction of Farming stock, crops of corn, furniture, excellent long boat at Marple as Mr Thomas Simpson is changing this residence at Turf Lea.

Information of Houses giving by members of the Local History Society
Series of photographs with information given by members of Local History Society.
St Martins Road, Oakdene Road, Ley Hey Road, Brabyns Brow, Kings Drive and Green Meadows Drive Marple.

Poster : Auction at Bulls Head Hotel 1936
Photocopy of poster advertising Auction of 20 Valuable Chief and Ground Rent around Marple including Hibbert Lane.
By order of Sarah Johnson deceased to be held at the Bull's Head Hotel at Marple on Monday 26th October 1936 giving schedule of the…

Information of Hollins Estate from 1712 1825 and 1889.
Handwritten (by Peter Bardsley) and typed information relating to the history and of the Hollins Estate from various periods 1712, 1825, 1867 and 1889.
Sources include deeds, indentures and leases held at Manchester Central Library.
Description of…

Rating Valuation : 1914
Photocopies of 5 pages of extracts from the Rating Valuation register dated 1914 for the Marple area on A3 paper
Information on owners of the properties listed, rateable values and names of occupants includes : Stone Row, Hollins Terrace, Hollins…

Somerville, Arkwright Road
Photocopy of Catalogue for Sale of Antique and Modern Furniture at "Somerville", Arkwright Road, Marple on Monday 13th July 1959. Includes order of sale and detailed list of items.
To be sold by order of the Executor of the lat Mrs J S Budenberg,…

Hollins Farm ; 1906
Two handwritten reports from Stockport Advertiser dated September/October 1906 in relation to Sale of Hollins Farm and stock by Mr T Hambleton who is leaving the Farm.

Turf Lea Farm and Bone Mill
Email correspondence 2011 with research information from and to Christine Ferguson re her family connection with Turf Lea and Bone Mill.

Hibbert Lane Property belonging to Francis Brindley
Email correspondence 2011 from Noel Brindley regarding information and research in connection with his family connection to property on Hibbert Lane

Townscliffe Farm Development (objection)  : 1976
1. Hand drawn plan (4969) of the proposed development at Townscliffe Farm.
2. Carbon copy of an objection letter from Tom Oldham to the Director of Development & Town Planning with regard to proposed development at Townscliffe Farm, Mellor. Dated…

Material  : Lumm House Farm : Dish Throwers : Hill Top Farm
Miscellaneous photocopied material on Lumm House Farm, Dish Throwers : Hill Top Farm :
Two handwritten accounts from the Wheelers Manchester Chronicle notice of auctions to be held at the Bull's Head Marple:
1a. 18th October 1823 : Lum House Farm,…

Various Mellor Dwellings : Sale Notices : 1803
Photocopy from unknown newspaper giving sale information and details of dwellings in Mellor Area, occupied by John Oldham, William Clark, Samuel Pownall and John Shaw in Mellor. 1893

Three Chimneys House
Extract from Living Edge Magazine, April 2000 with article on research carried out by New Mills Library on the E Nesbit's connection to Three Chimneys House in New Mills.

Cheshire Life Article : Old Manor Farm 1951
Two magazine articles relating to Old Manor Farm :
Original copy of a two page article on Old Manor Farm from Cheshire Life dated November 1951 with heading "The Homes of Cheshire 24" featuring Old Manor Farm Marple , the home of Mr & Mrs J Adam…

Oral History of Manor House : 1979
Carbon copy of typed Notes from a talk with Frank Yeates of Lane Head House on 12th October 1979 giving oral history of "Manor House" the premises and surroundings with extra handwritten notes .

Stonehurst House Research Notes
Handwritten notes with typed transcript giving detail of deeds 1896-1951 for Stonehurst House, Hibbert Lane, Marple held at Manchester.
Notes written 4th May 1994 by Ann Hearle

Overdale House &amp; Surgery from 1930&#039;s<br /><br />
Overdale Retirement Flats from 1990&#039;s
Photograph and details of Overdale House and Surgery that belonged to Dr Alexander Gordon Hastings, built in the late 1930's for his family and Surgery on the corner of Hollins Lane and Station Road.
Newspaper advert advertising sale of flats…

Lyme Grove, Marple Information : 2009
Correspondence with Irene Stiles re Lyme Grove her daughters home its history and location.
Photograph shows horse and carriage for the carnival at corner of Lyme Grove taken from Marple Website Virtual Tour.

&quot;Ellerslie&quot;, 30 St Martins Road Research
Correspondence with Howard Bernstein in relation to the history and residents of "Ellerslie"
1. Abstract of Title of William Livesey dated 1904. with plan.
2. Census records for property

Cottages behind Ring O&#039; Bells, Marple
Photocopy of sketch showing the cottages behind Ring O' Bells, Marple, Taken down 1922.

Newspaper cutting relating to Property in Marple area from 1968 to 2002.
Miscellaneous newspaper cuttings with photographs relating to properties in the Marple area:
1968 : Low Lea Road
1969 : North Cheshire Herald : Almshouses are a memorial
1974 : Marple Bridge to be conserved by county
North Cheshire Herald : Low…

MacNair Family/Trust Research
Research material and photographs on the MacNair family and the Trust set up by them.
1. BMD and Census Records of McNair Family
2. Two newspaper articles : a. Photograph and explanation showing Mrs MacNair the donor of Marple Baths being…

Wedding Photograph outside Brentwood House : 1946
Photocopy of black and white wedding photograph outside Brentwood House in 1946 of Bill Barrett and Ada Lee, who had family connections to Marple Swimming baths and Brentwood handwritten names of principal attendees around photograph.
Donated by…

Report : Recuperation, Rehabilitation and Residential Options : The Brentwood Centre for Mother and Children
Report downloaded from the Oxford Journal Website, John Welshman of Lancaster University report entitled : Recuperation, Rehabilitation and Residential Option : The Brentwood Centre for Mothers and Children 2008. History of Brentwood and how the…
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