Mills & Industries : Folder 8 : Mellor Mill

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Mills & Industries : Folder 8 : Mellor Mill


Mills and Industries of the Marple and District Area


Folder containing items relating to Mellor Mill

Also see Revealing Oldknows Legacy Report : MAM/03/09 & Cabinet 6 containing official report too large to store in general index


DP checked / update: GH / 2022



Collection Items

Material on Mellor Mill,  Fire, History & Excavations
Documents / articles and videos relating to Mellor Mill, History Fire and excavations :
a. Photocopy of original Cheshire County News report from 1892 on "the Great Mill Fire near Marple" (with Transcript and Glossop Chronicle )
b. Notes from…

Samuel Oldknow Counting House Receipts : 1791
Three photocopies of original receipts from Samuel Olknown's Counting House for weaving services dated 1791.

Bonhams Auctioneers Valuation of oil painting " Mellor Mill" by Joseph Parry : 2012
Correspondence between Bonhams 1793 Limited and Professor J Hearle with regard to the valuation of the oil painting on canvass "Mellor Mill" by Joseph Parry, 1744-1826. giving insurance value and market value. 2012.

Purchased by Mellor…

Goodfellow Engine : Mellor Mill : 1860
Eight pages titled "Mellor Mill Illus Compressed" emailed in 2017 from unknown source giving tech information on Goodfellow Engine installed at Mellor Mill with technical information, drawings and illustrations of other examples of Mill Engines.

Material from Marple Parish Magazines : Mellor Mill Fire : 1892/6
Extracts from Marple Parish Magazines dating from 1892 - 6 giving information on the Mellor Mill Fire in 1892 and its effect on the community, with list of subscribers and relief payments to workers and their families signed by J Wainwright, Hon.…

Newspaper Report on "Fines for all Kinds of Offences" in Mills
Four pages of photocopied pages from a magazine or newspaper articles from unknown publication with title "Early days in the Mill", "Fines for all kinds of Offences", 'Domestic' workers versus the Factories giving information on fines and…

Schematic Drawing of Mellor Mill
Schematic computer drawing of Bottom Mill, undated, showing front elevation, floors for machinery and connecting belts and gears from the water wheels and boiler houses.

Source Unknown

Newspaper Cutting relating to Mellor Mill & Surroundings :
Numerous newspaper cuttings relating to Mellor Mill and surroundings :
a. Newspaper cutting from Stockport Times East 2011 with photographs of Bob Humphrey-Taylor asking for volunteers for an archaeological excavation of Mellor Mill.
b. Several…

Cotton Famine : Consequences to Mills in Marple Area : 1862/3
Photocopies of several newspaper cuttings from the Glossop Chronical from December 1862 to January 1863 from named and anon authors sent to the Editor regarding "The Distress at Mellor" and how the cotton famine and its consequesenses are …
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