Mills & Industries : Folder 2

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Mills & Industries : Folder 2


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

Photograph & Short History of Clough Mill
Short printed history.
Black and white photograph of Clough Mill, off Hollins Lane, Ludworth in ruins taken in the 1970's

Newspaper Article : The Old Flour Mill at Marple : Undated
Photocopy of newspaper article with photograph and text heading "The Old Flour Mill at Marple" from unknown newspaper and date.
Giving brief history of Mill.
Plus typed transcript.

Material relating to Arnfield Mill, Mellor
Miscellaneous material relating to Arnfield Mill :
a. Single page typed document with brief history of Arnfield Mill, Mellor from 1801. Author unknown
b. Extract from 1836 Valuation map with key, showing Arnfield Mill factory, Mill Croft, and…

Royal Oak Farm Brickworks, Mellor
Typed single page giving brief history and description of Royal Oak Farm Brickworks, Longhurst Lane, Mellor from 1851 census.

Photograph of Brick : North Derbyshire Fire Brick Company
Two colour photographs showing a North Derbyshire Fire & Brick Company brick.
Brickworks were at Mill Brow

Sale of Estate : W Tymm, Brick & Tile Maker : 1905
Typed page with newspaper report from Stockport Advertiser 2lst July 1905 headed "Important Property Sale" giving account of auction previous evening of the Estate of the late Mr Wright Tymm brick & tile maker of Rose Hill Marple, listing …

North Derbyshire Fire, Brick & Tile Co. Celebration : 1877
Typed account taken from unknown publication dating from lst December 1877 with details of a celebration for the success of a coal and clay bed find.
This was held at Mr Whittaker, the Managers', home and attended by the Company's "servants" and…

Newspaper Reports : North Derbys. Brick & Tile Co. 1875 & 6
Two typed pages with newspaper reports relating to North Derbyshire Brick & Tile Company :
a. Glossop Chronicle lst April 1876 : Company building new kiln.
b. Unknown publication : lst September 1875 : New Chimney erected.

Maps relating to Ludworth Clay Workings : 1874 -78
Two photocopies of maps showing Ludworth Clay Workings and Ludworth Brick & Tile Works off Hollins Lane.
a. Section of Lord Howard of Glossop map from 1888 showing the clay workings of North Derbyshire Brick & Tile Company
b. Section of the 1896…

Map relating to Clough Mill, Ludworth
Two copies (one enlargement) from the 1857 tithe map showing the location of Clough Mill (cotton Mill) at Ludworth

Clough Mill : Plans & Elevations (Ruin) : 1973
Hand drawn plan showing elevations and measurements of the ruin of Clough Mill : March 1973 by Tom Oldham on A3 paper
Handwritten description of Mill, measurements and material used in construction.

Newspaper Reports : Clough Mill & Owner H. Bardsley : 1800's
Photocopies & typed transcripts of Newspaper Reports relating to Clough Mill & Henry Bardlsley 1812 - 1877 :
a. Newspaper cuttings relating to Henry Bardsley covering his bankruptcy in 1812 - 1815 and sale of property including Clough Mill and…

Clough Mill : Industrial Archaeology Report Card : 1973
Photocopy of Industrial Archaeology Report card dated 1973 on the ruin Clough Mill, Spinning Mill with map references and descriptiom diamensions, condition and architectural features, reported by Tom Oldham

Photograph : Corn Mill, Marple Bridge with weir broken : date unknown
Black & white photographs showing Corn Mill in Marple Bridge with weir broken.
Further photographs on the Marple website this is listed as "The weir and Flowerdew Corn Mill".
Date unknown.

Bleak House / Mineral Mill Material
Magazine Article from The Review Summer 2006 "Bleak House - then and now" with article on history of Bleak House with photograph of current owners and artists impression of Mineral Mill.
Black & White photograph showing back of the Mineral Mill with…

Damstead Mill : Newspaper Cuttings : 1800's :  Auction
Photocopies of Newspaper cutting relating to Damstead Mill dating from 1862 Auction Notices.

Damstead Mill Invoices from 1960's
Three photocopies of invoices for Damstead, Longhurst Lane, in the 1960's from building contractors and plumbers Arthur Walsh Limited

Damstead Mill Plans & Sketches
Hand drawn plans and sketches of Damstead Mill from Tithe Map of 1839 showing Mill layout drawn by Tom Oldham.
Two maps showing location in local area.

Damstead Estate Agents Detail : 2005
Original copy of Bridge Holmes sale brochure for Damsteads, Longhurst Lane in 2005

Damstead, Longhurst Lane : Census Records : 1800's
Photocopies of typed extracts and census records for Damstead, Longhurst Lane, 1841, 1851, 1871, 1881 and 1891.

Damstead : Data from 1835 Valuation of Mellor
Single page document with photograph of Ruins of Damstead Mill in 1930's and typed data from 1836 Valuation of Mellor.

Photographs, drawings of Damstead
Numerous photocopied images, original photographs, sketches and paintings of Damstead.
Various dates

Use link to see further images of Damstead on the Marple Website

Short history of Damstead Mill
Very short history of Damstead Mill, probably for an exhibition.

Small Newspaper Cuttings /Headlines : Mills of Marple Area from 1800's
Miscellaneous small newspaper reports/headlines re Mills of the Marple Area dating from 1800's:
3 Pages photocopies of newspaper snippets on A4 page for easy reading.
6 typed pages taken from various publications from 1850 relating to Mills of the…
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