Walks and Interest Trails : Folder 1

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Booklet : Edith Nesbit Literary Trial & Magazine Article
Booklet entitled "The Nesbit Connection : Edith Nesbit Literary Trail" Produced by New Mills Library, Brenda Culkin and Barbara Matthews on the author of The Railway Children and connection to local Area. Printed for Derbyshire Millennium Literature…

Walks Around Marple : Gordon Mills : 1998
Original set of 6 illustrated leaflets in plastic wallet of walks in the Marple Area by Gordon MIlls printed in 1998.
Addendum to Walk 1 : Marple Dale printed in 2009 by MLHS & The Marple Website.

Go to hyperlink below for article from MLHS…

Booklet : Brabyns Park Interest Trail
Original booklet entitled "Brabyns Park Interest Trail" devised and written by a group of second year pupils from Marple Ridge School under the leadership of Mrs J Harker and Miss R L Niven giving history and points of interest with hand drawn…

Booklet : Nine Local History Walks : Derek Brumhead : 1998
Original booklet entitled "Nine Local History Walks", circular walks in and around New Mills and district by Derek Brumhead, published by New Mills Heritage Centre 1998 with hand drawn maps by Olive Bowyer.

Booklet : Twelve Mellor Walks : Mellor Society : 1993
Original booklet entitled "Twelve Mellor Walks" devised and described by David Ackroyd and Geoff Heath with historical notes by Ann Hearle, geologcial notes by Hugh Johnson and sketches by Patrica Linnell for The Mellor Society. March 1993

Mellor & District : A Walking Map ; 2001
Original "A walking Map of Mellor & District" a large scale full colour map complete with photographs and historical notes contained in plastic wallet with flyer giving prices and introductory offer.
Developed, designed and published by David…

Folder : Mellor Society Boundary Walk : 1992
Small Folder containing three walks giving description of the route and points of interest. Explanation of the history of Boundary Walks and sponsor form and badge proclaiming "I'm a Mellor Bounder 1992"
Produced and organised by Mellor Society …

Material on Beating The Bounds & Re-opened Footpaths : SMBC
Two Leaflets produced by Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council:
1. Beating the Bounds : Stockport Mellennium Walk : A walk around Stockport's Boundary in 10 sections of 3 - 6.5 miles (three are within Marple Area) description and routes for each…

Stockport to Compstall Cycle Route : 2003
Original report and map from Stockport Borough Council, Traffic Section giving details of proposal of cycle route linking Stockport Town Centre and Compstall via Rose Hill with accompanying maps showing route.

Leaflet : Marple Centenary Saunter : 1895 - 1995
Original leaflet for "Marple : Centenary Saunter - 1895 - 1995" a guided circular stroll in Marple Town Centre to discover what Marple was like in the 1890's with accompanying map, over three days in October year unknown.

The Oldknow Trail : Leaflet and Essay
Two items relating to The Oldknow Trail :
1. Leaflet produced by Marple Local History Society with drawing by Pat Linnell with map / key pointing historical information on the building and environment. Date Unknown.
2. Photocopy of 14 page…

Flyers : The Mellor March : Various Dates
Several hand produced flyer/sponsor form for "The Mellor March", helping cancer causes in the community giving information of prizes.
Various dates from 1997 to 2010 (not all years)
Leaflet for Mellor Open Gardens : Guide for Walkers : 2000

Flyer for a local Walk : 2004 & Local History Walk 1977
Flyer announcing a 5 mile "Sponsored Village Walk" in aid of Arthritis Research Campaign.
Typed A4 document setting out the directions with information and points of interest for "Mellor Local History Walk" Planned by Joan Smith on 16th April 1977.

Chadkirk Bridge : Proposed design & location : 2009
S.M.B.C. design drawing showing proposed bridge over River Goyt at Chadkirk dated July 2009.
Aeriel photograph showing roads, railway around Marple Dale and location of the Proposed Footbridge location.

Miscellaneous Leaflets for Local Walks, Trails & Rambles
Miscellaneous Leaflets for Local Walks, Trails and Rambles, various dates :
1. Top Lock to Aqueduct : Marple Civic Society : No 1 of Interest Trail around Marple.
2. Explore the Cheshire Ring Canal Walk : Cheshire County Council : 1988.
3. Marple…

Leaflets / Newspaper cuttings for Middlewood Way : Various Dates
Numerous leaflets / newspaper articles for the Middlewood Way from various dates and covering various topics:
a. Middlewood Way : The Way Forwards : Macclesfield & SMBC.
b. Pathways from the Past : An Introduction to the Middlewood Way.…

Booklets and Leaflets : Etherow County Park : Various Dates
Booklets and Leaflets for Etherow County Park :
1. Two Booklets : Nature Trail and Keg Trail (1975) both produced by SMBC.
2. Six leaflet :
b. Birds 1 Wildfowl : Illustrations of ducks found in the park their anatomy and feeding habits :: Goyt…

Newspaper / magazine cuttings relating to walks around Marple
Numerous newspaper / magazine cutting relating to walks, rambles around the Marple Area dating from 1903 - 2001.

Marple Circular Walk : Date Unknown
Two photocopied pages from unknown publication giving information on Marple Circular Walk and the prizes with local business advertisements.
The walk starts at the Navigation Hotel in Marple and has "checking stations" at Romiley Arms, Bulls Head,…
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