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The Bridge Almshouses on Church Lane.


Folder containing items relating to Almshouses.


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Collection Items

Charity Commission Documents : Almshouse
Two Charity Commission Documents:
1. 1955: Marple District Nursing Association who merged into Bridge Almshouse.
2. Undated. Bridge Almshouse constitution, plus handwritten list of Committee Members

Bridge Almshouses : List of Governors 1855 - 1875
Typed document showing The Bridge Almshouses Governors from 1855 - 1953
Typed document showing The Bridge Almshouses Governors under the Charity Commission to 1956

Newspaper Article : Bridge Almshouse Charity : 1956
Newspaper article from The Herald Reporter dated 1956 : Scenes from the Ridge : reporting on new Charity and names of trustees.

The Bridge Almshouses : List of Residents
Typed and handwritten list of Residents of Bridge Almshouses on Church Lane, Marple from 1907 - 1944

Receipt for Limewashing The Almshouses
Photocopy of a receipt from Frank Clayton, Painter & Decorator dated May 23rd 1904 for Limewashing The Alms House Marple.

Bridge Almshouses Minutes - 1875 - 1953
Folder with photocopies of Original Governors’ Minute Book, May 1875 – Sept. 1953
With Photograph of Founder Mrs Elizabeth Bridge.
Notes on erection of almshouses;
Residents Rules
Photographs of Family Grave of John & Elizabeth Warburton at All…

Will of John Warburton Bridge 1847 : Husband of Elizabeth Bridge
Photocopy of the will of John Warburton Bridge from 1847 with typed transcript.
Elizabeth Bridge as sole benefactor and executrix.
Ellizabeth Bridge was the founder of Bridge Almshouses.

Transcribed by Geoff Higgins Feb 2020 with additional…
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