Canals : Folder 04

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Canals : Folder 04


Marple's Canals and Waterways.


Folder 4 of 4 covering Marple's Canals.

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Collection Items

Newspaper Articles dating  from 1848 for Peak Forest Canal.
a. Newspaper articles and cuttings from various newspapers dating from 1848 covering Peak Forest Canal and Aqueduct Mill and surrounding area.
b. Typed and handwritten schedules listing newspaper article from various sources and dates.
c. "The…

Peak Forest Canal Society Ltd : Stop-Gap Newsletters 1964-76
Peak Forest Canal Society Limited : Newsletters 1-5 dating from 1964 -1976.
Original newsletter from lst September 1964 setting out the Societies aims and principles, committee members and news to No.1 5th April 1976.

Extract from "Navvies" magazine : Peak Forest Canal Renovation : 2016
Four pages from Navvies magazine No 275 from March 2016 celebrating 50 years of the publication 1966 - 2016.
Pages 10 and 11 article on Peak Forest : "A Vigorous Renovation Process"

Magazine Articles on Peak Forest Canal : Various Dates
Several magazine articles on Peak Forest Canal
1. Stockport Heritage Magazine : Seventh Wonder : Marple Aqueduct
2. Waterway World : 2000 : Marple Boat Rally 1966.
3. Inland Waterways : 2002 : Campaigning for the Cheshire Ring.
4. Waterway World…

Macclesfield Canal Leafet
Leaflet entitled "Pathway to the Past" giving history, map and details of the Macclesfield Canal.
Produced by Macclesfield Borough Council, undated

Miscellaneous Material on Peak Forest Canal
Miscellaneous Material on Peak Forest Canal ; Various dates :
1. Marple Website : History of the Construction 1794 - 1805 with photographs and text over 3 pages. Downloaded 2004.
2. Pennine Waterways Website : History of the Peak Forest Canal, 2…

Material on New Horizon Canal Boat : Various dates
Material relating to the New Horizon Canal Boat:
1. Six Original copies of Stockport Canal Boat Trust Booklets some undated and 1981-1986, 1986 - 1969, 1990, 1994
2. Original copy of the Commemorative Programme for Royal Visit 1981 by Prince…

Miscellaneous photographs of Peak Forest Canal
Miscellaneous photographs of Peak Forest Canal.
Three Black and White photographs from Jean Heap.
1. Marple Rally 66 and 68 (Queried dates on reverse).
2. Volunteers working on canal wall.
3. Colour photograph : Rally 1960.

Thank you to New Horizons Captain & Crew
A "Thank You" in the form of a 4 page bound booklet from the Friends at Glengarth to Mike from the New Horizons Crew after an outing taken on the New Horizons with photographs. Undated

Launch Magazine : Mayors Appeal  1980/1
Original copy of "Launch" magazine from 1980/1 official handbook of the Mayor of Stockport "Help the Handicapped" Appeal

Newspaper articles relating to New Horizons Boat : From 1991
Newspaper articles relating to New Horizons Boat dating from 1991. Events, fundraising along with original 4 full pages of photographs of Prince Charles visit in 1981 from the Express.

Extracts from Hadfields British Canals : 1994
Photocopies of Pages 45 & 268 extracted from "Hadfields British Canals" The Inland Waterway of Britain and Ireland by Charles Hadfield showing local views of Marple aqueduct and Goyt Mill.

Peak Forest Canal Hand drawn Map : 1967
Photocopy of hand drawn technical map by Brian Lamb, Stretford dated 1967 with dimensions, and history with important dates on A3 paper

Promotion Leaflet : New Horizon Boat : 2018
Advertising flyer for the New Horizon Boat giving boat cruises for people with disabilities, giving information on amenities and prices with contact & location details.
Date 2018
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