Walks and Interest Trails : Folder 2

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Walking Canals : Peak Forest Canal Walk  : Michael Miller : 1984
Photocopies of extract from Walking Canals edited by Ronald Russell 1984.
Pages 84 - 90, Chapter 13, The Peak Forest Canal by Michael Miller with a 7 mile walk from Whaley Bridge to Marple with maps, key, descriptions highlighting points of…

Leaflets : Geology & Topography & Historical Trail : 1975 & 1981
Two photocopies of Leaflets :
1. Geology & Topography of Marple by Mrs M Rodway, B.A. : 1973 produced by Marple UDC in conjunction with Marple Antiquarian Society.
2. Marple : A Historical Trail No.1 : 1981 : Prepared by H Fletcher of Marple…

Booklet : A Century of Footpath Preservation : 1994
Original copy of booklet : " A century of Footpath Preservation" produced by the Peak and Norhern Footpaths Association founded in 1894 with forward by Sir h Johnson, Chairman of the Countryside Commission.

Booklet : Marple Rail Trails : W R Burton : 1982
Original booklet "Marple Rail Trails" by W R Burton 1982, two guided trails to locations of railway historic interest in Marple and District for the walker, cyclist and motorist, profusely illustrated.

Booklet : From Peak to Plain by Patricia Linnell & Ann Hearle : 1995
Original copy of "From Peak to Plain" A look at Mellor with sketches from local artist Patricia Linnell and historical notes by Ann Hearle. October 1995.

Booklet : Stockport Town Trail : 1986
Original copy of ring bound booklet "Stockport Town Trail" devised and written by Frank Galvin and published by SMBC.
Single Trail with details of individual buildings, their architecture, and general and historic information,

Booklet : Walking Around Marple by J Hanmer, A Lee & W Marsden
Booklet entitled "Walking Around Marple Lyme Park and Surrounds" by Jack Hanmer Andrew Lee and Wilf Marsden.
10 walks around the Marple and Lyme Park area with maps, illustrations and descriptive text.
No date.

Booklet : Walking around Disley & Marple by J Hanmer & W Marsden
Booklet entitled "Walking Around Disley and Marple" by Jack Hanmer and Wilf Marsden.
14 walks around the Disley and Marple with maps, illustrations and descriptive text.
No date

Material on Marple District Rambling Club
Material on Marple District Rambling Club afilliated to Peak & Northern Footpath Society and the Ramblers Association:

a. Booklet "Fifty not Out" The story of Marple District Rambling Club 1967 - 2017. Written and compiled by Richard McClean.

Extract : Manchester Walks & Wild Flowers : 1888
Photocopy of extract from Manchester Walks & Wild Flowers by Leo H Grindon : 1858 pages 112 & 113 referring to the Marple Area.

Leaflet : Stockport Walking Podcast : Peak Forest Canal : 2009
Leaflet : Walking Podcast talks The Peak Forest Canal (South) Marple Locks and other locations produced by Stockport BC and The Marple Website with central map and information on local points of interests.

"Discover Marple's Ancient Footpaths" WEA Course : 1990
WEA course "Marple's Ancient Footpaths" by Don Lee 1990 ; Agenda information including 6 walk routes with associated maps.

Fords across the River at Marple Bridge : Tom Oldham
A4 typed page with information on Fords across the river at Marple Bridge from Friends of Linnet Clough Papers by Tom Oldham

Booklets : Heritage Map of Mellor & Heritage walks Around Mellor: 2009
Two booklets in plastic folder "Heritage Walks Around Mellor" 12 walks around Mellor, Ludworth and Marple Bridge with maps, key and history information and descriptions of buildings on walk.
"Heritage Map of Mellor" showing trails with marked…

Booklet  :  Brabyns Park Discovery Trail
Booklet : "Brabyns Park Discovery Trail" produced as part of the Iron Bridge Restoration Project with SMBC, Marple History Society and the Marple Website.
Walk around Brabyns Park with map highlighting 17 points of interest and illustrations of…

Booklet : No 11 Peak Forest Canal: Upper Level Towpath Guide : 1986
Booklet "New Mills History Notes : No 11 : The Peak Forest Canal : Upper Level Towpath Guide by Olive Bowyer printed in January 1986 produced by New Mills Local History Society.
Hand drawn maps and descriptions and historic notes from Marple to New…

Material on Rollins Wood,  Community Woodland : 2014
Material on Rollins Wood, Marple Bridge Community Woodland :
a. Typed 2 page document with photograph outlining the start, location and aims of the community woodland.
b. Email correspondence : Rollins Wood Co-op with news and questionnaire on…

Newspaper & Magazine articles on Walks : Various dates & Publications
Numerous newspaper and magazine articles on walks, trails and rambles highlighting history and local fauna and flora.
Original copies with transcripts, photocopies and typed pages extracts from various newspapers dating from 1905.
Items shown 1905…

Booklet : Strines History Walk by Rosemary Taylor : 1995
Booklet entitled Strines History Walk by Rosemary Taylor with map highlighting the points of interest along the described walk,.
Published by New Mills Heritage Centre 1995.

Booklet : Heritage Walk 1 : Marple Tramway : K Dranfield : 2009
Booklet entitled Heritage Walk 1 : Marple Tramway by Kevin Dranfield published by Stockport Heritage Trust at Stockport Heritage Centre, 2009
Giving a circular 3 mile walk with history and information taking in Lime Kilns, 1800 tramway and features…

Rambles around Marple : H Fletcher
Two handwritten rambles around Marple by H Fletcher on lined foolscap paper :

Four pages with 80 points of interest in red ink starting at the Smithy Cottage ending at Market Street, with historical notes and points of interest along the…
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