Urban District Council : Folder 1

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Urban District Council : Folder 1


Folder with items relating to Marple Urban District Council


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Hackney Carriage Licence : Malcolm Shaw 1971
Correspondence, application forms and original copies of Driving Licence for Hackney Carriages awarded to Malcolm Shaw by UDC of Marple ; 1971

Council Seal & Enblem
Photocopies of two seals/ emblem relating to Marple Urban District Council :
1. Photocopy of Official wax seal used on formal documents.
2. Photocopy of drawing of emblem showing crest with M.U.D.C. on the outside edge with floral design with…

M.U.D.C Medical Officers Annual Report : 1912
Photocopy of M.U.D.C. Annual Report by Harry Burton, Medical Officer of Health and D J Driver, Surveyor and Inspector for 1912 containing statistical reports on deaths, infectious diseases, infant mortality, sanitation, environmental and inspections…

Domestic Help Service : C Thompson, Div Medical Officer
Typed double sided 2 page document by C G K Thopson, Divisional Medical Officer, setting out the duties and responsibilities of the Domestic Help Service workers and terms and conditions of employment.

List of Magistrates : 1880 - 1888
Typed document listing names and profession of Magistrates 1880 - 1888 with further information of Members of Parliament and the Clerk to the Magistrate and previous positions held.

Leaflet  : Rating Act 1966
Original copy of leaflet from Her Majesty's Stationery Office of the Rating Act 1966, Chapter 9.

Material on M.U.D.C. Takeover by Stockport B.C. : 1974
Several newspaper reports covering the reorganisation of M.U.D.C and photograph and report on the final U.D.C. meeting.
Leaflet setting out what the Re-organisation means and how it will effect people.
Leaflet giving information on what the U.D.C…

Two Booklets : Statements with Receipts / Expenditure : 1920's
Two original booklets produced by M.U,D,C. :
1. General District Rate & Poor Rate a detailed comparative statements of Estimated and actual receipts and expenditures 1926, 27 and 1928.
2. Detailed Comparative statement of estimated and actual…

Election Material for UDC
Leaflet for U.D.C. Election by Candidate Redfern Morton : 1937
Portions of A3 Election Notices for 1887 giving results of Election and the name of the Councillor elected, 1920 showing list of Candidates.

Report : Reclassification of Road Used as a Public Path No 158 Marple
Original copy of Report of the Chief Executive from Committees : Marple Area Committee & Technical Services Sub Committee to gain authorisation to make a order to reclassify the road used as a public path as a bridleway containing maps of local area…

Exhibition Material on Marple U.D.C.
Miscellany of information about Council and Council activities from local newspapers, magazine and typed information mainly on card.

Information on Councillors & Committees 1910  : Daniel Pott
Photocopy of booklet from Marple U.D.C list of Councillors and Committees with other information for the year ending 15th April 1910 from the Clerks Office, Marple.
Photograph of Councillor Daniel Pott, J.P. Chairman

Material on Marple Community Council Established : 1974
Material on Marple Community Council :
1. Flyer "What is it" with explanation on what the Council was set up to achieve its role and notice of general meetings and contact details.
2. 2 pages of newspaper articles from 1973 relating to the…

Newspaper Cutting relating to Marple Urban District Council
Miscellaneous newspaper cutting from various sources and dates, originals and photocopies :
Numerous loose cuttings,
1935 : Election of Councillor Sam Taylor
1943/4 ; Death and Funeral of Councillor J Smith, undated New Chairman M S Arnfield.…

Miscellaneous photographs relating to Marple U.D.C.
Black & White Photographs and colour showing Marple Memorial Park Hall which was the Council Offices and Group photos of last Committee Members and Pageant Committee from 1922.
Several miscellaneous photos of Memorial Park events.

Plaque presented to H.M.S. Maple :  Warship Week 1941
Photograph of Plaque presented to H.M.S. Maple to commemorate her 'Adoption' by the Citizens of Marple during Warship Week November lst - 8th 1941 part of the War Savings Campaign & Marple Savings Committee of Marple Urban District Council.

'Chairman of the Council'  Wooden Plaque in Marple Library
Photograph of Wooden plaque with names of Chairman of the Council listed chronologically from 1874 - 1974 located in Marple Library

Miscellaneous Papers relating to Marple Urban District Council
Miscellaneous single papers relating to Marple U.D.C. including forward from the Marple U.D.C. Guide 1972. list of Councillors undated, rating & Valuation information, map with handwritten account of local council offices and typed notes on history…
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