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Agriculture in Marple and District.


Folders containing items relating to Agriculture.


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Collection Items

Material on Marple Cattle Market.
Research notes, correspondence and memories of Marple Smithfield Cattle Market. Transcript: Opening of Cattle Market, 6 & 13 March 1909.Newspaper cutting: Christmas Fat Stock: Winners at Marple Show.Newspaper cutting: Smithfield closing, 23…

Cheshire Farm Survey 1941
Includes Farms: Dawson; Sycamore, Hollywood End; Far Bradshaw; Upper Bradshaw; Spring-bank; Lower Bradshaw; Bradshaw Trees; Pistol; Gun; Shiloh; Norton Lee; Smooth Lea; Sportsman; Chatterton Lane; Hambleton Fold; Podnor; Lower Hall; Hill top;…

Farming Stock Auctions : 1917 - 1939
Farming Stock Action Catalogue: 21 November 1917.
Farming Stock Action Catalogue: 28 November 1917.
Farming Stock Action Catalogue: 22 October 1919.
Farming Stock Action Catalogue: 10 November 1920.
Marple Smithfield Christmas Prize Show: 20…

Silcocks Feed Advertisement
Text: This fine old cow is the property of our esteemed customer, Mr. W. Davenport, Ernocroft Farm, Ludworth. She is 20 years old, is seen here with her 17th calf, and is in calf again for February 1935. In most of her lactations she has given up 6…

Newspaper Articles relating to Farms & Farming
Photocopy of single page with advertisements relating to Farming :
1854: Stockport Advertiser : Farm to be Let
1908: Stockport Advertiser : Cattle Market
1952 : Manchester Evening News : Factories in the Farmlands
2001 : Stockport Express :…

Cobden Edge Free Range
Flyer text includes:
Cobden Edge Free Range Poultry / Meat / Eggs.
Free Range Eggs: Duck Eggs / Hens Eggs.
Free Range Pork: Sausages / Bacon / Pork / Gammon / Hog Roast.

Deeds relating to "Bradshaw Top" Letter of Administration 1827 : Isaac Hegenbottom
Four photocopied documents dated 1827 relating to the property "Bradshaw Top" belonging to the late Isaac Heginbottom
Letter of Administration 26th February 1827
Confirmation of appearance relating to the Estate & Effects 23rd February…

"Snippets" from a visit to Knowle Farm Mellor ; 2007
Typed document by Muriel Barton giving information on a group visit to Knowle Farm, Mellor on the 11th August 2007 with detailed description and history of the Farmhouse, the owners and the external buildings.
Also 13 black and white photocopied…

Home Office Acreage Returns : Mellor : 1801
Photocopy of pages from the Home Office Acreage Returns for Mellor dated 1801 with information on the Chapelry of Mellor, (6 miles in length and above 4 in breadth) details of the agriculture, people and industry of the area.

Notice : Winter & Spring Fairs : 1797
Notice of future dates for winter and spring fairs on the ist Thursday in November 1796 and every year for the "shew" of horned cattle, horses, sheep & pigs.
Advertisement for Lime Kilns at the end.
Unknown source

Newspaper cuttings relating to Farms in Marple Area
Newspaper cuttings relating to farms in the Marple Area, various topics, dates and publications, properties include :
a. Ridge End Farm : Farm History Uncovered : 2004
b. Rhode House Farm : Advertisement for Fresh Milk : 1994
c. Lower Dale Farm :…

Farms in local area 1981
Papers relating to a proposed project on farms, by Mrs G A Swindells, that never materialized.1. Letter from Stockport Borough Council with list of farms 19812. Notes on what information would be required to be of interest with names of residents of…

Photographs Local Bottles :  Milk,  Ginger  Beer & Wine
Eighteen photographs of bottles including milk bottles from several local dairies, Stone Ginger beer bottle from James Alsop & Son, Hawk Green and Oldknow 200 wine bottle.

Original Ginger beer bottle stored in Artefacts Box 3 : Shelf 03/19
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