Mills & Industries : Folder 7 : Primrose Mill

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Mills & Industries : Folder 7 : Primrose Mill


Mills and Industries of the Marple and District Area


Folder containing items relating to Mills and Industries of Marple and District


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Collection Items

History of Primrose Mill : Extract from Historic Industries of Marple & Mellor
Four page extract on Primrose Mill, Mellor from Historical Industries
giving map reference, history with photographs.

Brief history on card of the products produced from 1924 (exhibition notice)

Primrose Mill : Polysar Progress Magazine  Article :  1980
Polysar Progress trade magazine article "Former Mill makes a picturesque rubber factory" with black & white photograph of Manager of Rubber & Plastics Engineering Co with his family outside their home. Originally the Mill owners home.

Patent Specification of W Warburton for "Ramie" extracted from Fibres : 1896
Photocopies of a three page Patent Specification of William Warburton for Improved method of extracted vegetable fibres registered at Manchester 1896 known as "Ramie"

The Ramie Co Limited  : Zeimar Mantles
Photocopies of The Ramie Co. Limited advertisements examples of packaging 1900's for the Product The Zeimar Mantle a W Warburton Patent.
Advertisement shows Victoria Mill at Bredbury and also Primrose Mill, Marple Bridge.

Letterhead for The Ramie Co. Ltd & Photograph of inside of Factory
Photocopy of The Ramie Co Limited letterhead showing Victoria Mill, Bredbury and Primrose Mill, Marple Bridge : 1909
Also photocopy of photograph showing the inside of the factory before the first world war.

Primrose Mill  Dying Co Ltd. Works Vans : 1950's & Landscape Photographs
Two original photographs on card showing Primrose Dyeing Co. Limited works vans in the yard of the Primrose Mill. Late 1950's
One Photocopied photograph of Primrose Mill from Marple Virtual Tour with comment that the mill was gutted by fire in…

Photographs of Primrose Mill : Various Dates
Numerous black and white and colour photographs of Primrose Mill, Mellor. Various dates. Showing original mill, destructive fire and colour photographs of mill in the late 1990's

Primrose Mill : Sketches of Mill and location maps
Several hand drawn sketches by Tom Oldham of Primrose Mill giving details of the layout of the mill buildings, stream, pond and mill yard.
Several location maps from tithe maps, OS and 1857 Union Glossop Map

Primrose Mill : Memories & Reminiscences : 1970's & 1995
Correspondence received by Tom Oldham and Ann Ashmore in the 1970's and 90's with memories and reminiscences of Primrose Mill both handwritten and typed notes.

Primrose Mill : Newspaper Cuttings 1820 - 1961
Numerous photocopies of newspaper cuttings from various publications and dates relating to Primrose Mill, including auctions, bankruptcy, funeral of Mr Warburton and destruction of the mill in 1963

Legal Documents relating to Primrose Mill & Stanney Family
Photocopies of numerous legal documents relating to Primrose Mill and the Stanney Family.
Schedule of documents with details of Primrose Mill Deeds
Schedule of documents from Mr Finnis concerning Primrose Mill.
Research information on Stanney…

Births, Marriage and Death information on Stanney Family
Typed and hand written research information and genealogy of the Stanney Family.
Family Pedigree from Thomas Stanney at Bear Fold in 1691.
BMD dates of family with hand written reminiscences and miscellaneous information from land valuations,…
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