Mills & Industries : Folder 4

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Mills & Industries : Folder 4


Mills and Industries in Marple & District


Folder containing items relating to Mills and industries in Marple and district.


DP checked / update: GH / 2022



Collection Items

Holly Vale Mill : Sketches of Mill, Waterwheel & location Maps
Several hand drawn sketches showing the layout of the mill, work cottages, yard from the tithe map along with pencil sketch of the probable appearance of the waterwheel at Holly Vale by Tom Oldham
Photocopies of OS and tithe maps showing location…

Photographs of Holly Vale Mill : Various Dates
Selection of black & white and colour photographs of Holly Vale Mill and its surroundings.
Various dates, colour photographs taken in 2006/7

Holly Vale Material : Tom Oldham extracted from Deeds, Wills & Other Legal Documents
Holly Vale Material :
a. Typed extracts from Holly Vale Mill Deeds from 1808
b. Typed transcript of Wills of Thomas Radcliffe 1882, Samuel Radcliffe 1807, Joseph Radcliffe 1873
c. Two photocopies of Conveyance of land at Holly Vale Mill Brow :…

Mellor Bleaching Co. Ltd, Mellor : Letterhead & Important Dates
Photocopy of Mellor Bleaching Company Limited, Holly Head Bleach Works, Mellor (1900's) with handwritten notes of important dates by Miss H Gorst from 1849 - 1931

Holly Vale Mill Wedding Festivities Newspaper Report : 1877
Photocopy of newspaper report from Glossop Chronical 1877 on the wedding festivities in honour of the marriage of Mr Ratcliffe at Holly Vale Mill with account of workpeople celebrations and local dignitaries speaches and gifts.
Small newspaper…

Ludworth Corn Mill : Maps & Plans by Tom Oldham
Hand drawn sketch of Ludworth Corn Mill, later Bone Mill from the 1839 tithe map by Tom Oldham also drawings and maps relating to the Corn Mill and its location in the Mellor Area.

Ludworth Mill : Extract from Historic Industries & Edited Pages
Three typed pages entitled "Ludworth Mill" extracted from Historic Industries of Marple & Mellor ( MLHS publication) giving history and information of the Mill.
Three typed pages with additions and edits from 2017 by Hilary Atkinson.

Ludworth Mill : Newspaper Cuttings : 1863 - 1905
Photocopies and transcript of newspaper cuttings relating to Ludworth Mill, auctions of mill and associated property. 1863 - 1905

Photographs of Remains of Ludworth Corn Mill
Black & White photocopy of the site of Ludworth Corn Mill, Mill Brow on card, undated
Two original black & white photographs showing ruins of Ludworth Corn Mill with descriptions on reverse.
Nine colour photographs showing features of the ruins of…

Industrial Archaeology Report Card : Ludworth Corn Mill : 1973
Photocopy of Industrial Archaeology Report Card for Ludworth Corn Mill / Cotton / Bone Grinding reported by Mr I Ashmore 1973

Research Material on Ludworth Corn Mill
Handwritten historical notes, research material and correspondence relating to Ludworth Corn Mill

Copy of Charter Rolls 3 Edward III : 1329
Photocopy of Charter Rolls 3 Edward 111 1329 from Sheffield City Archives on A3 paper (4 pages written in latin)
Two page handwritten documents of the Exemplication from the Charter Roll of 3 Edward III, and breakdown relating to Ludworth…

The Old Mill,  Marple Bridge Estate Agents Details : Undated
Gascoign Halman estate agents brochure for The Old Mill 42a Town Street, Marple Bridge, undated. £185.000

The Old Mill, Marple Bridge : Brief History & Information
Single typed extract from Gladys Swindells, A History of Marple giving brief history and information on the Old Mill, Marple Bridge.

The Old Mill, Marple Bridge, photograph from old slide, hand drawn measurements
Colour photograph of the old mill taken from old slide (date unknown).
Two foolscap lined pages with measurements of the front and rear elevation of the old mill.

Email Enquiry : The Old Mill, Marple Bridge : 2015
Email correspondence from current owner of the Old Mill, Marple Bridge requesting information on the history of his property. 2015
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