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The churches of Marple and District.


Series of folders containing items relating to the churches of Marple and District.



Collection Items

List of Records for All Saints Church : 1655 - 1821.
Folder containing typed Schedule of documents under heading Marple Parish Records
Brief history of township & Chapelry

Booklet : The History of the Bells
Original 8 page booklet.
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Document re Purchase of the "Peel of Bells" 1816
White card with and handwritten text with further information : inscription on bell "Be seen no more by human eye until thou shrivel with the skin" and where it was located.

Correspondence regarding  Rehanging Frame and Bells 1935
Photocopies of correspondence between W A Brown and John Taylor & Co, Bell, Founders & Bell Hangers regarding the rehanging of Marple Church Bells, inspection report, specifications and estimates to supply and fit church frame/bells, dated 1935

Notice for Raising Money to Rebuild Marple Chapel
Original & copy notice dated 17th September 1803 calling on Inhabitants of Marple for subscriptions towards rebuilding Marple Chapel. Payments to be paid to Mr John Mason the Chapel Warden.

Copy of Terrier of all properties, rents etc belonging to All Saints Church  1949
Photocopy of Terrier giving details of all lands, rents, rights belonging to the Vicarage and Parish Church of All Saints Marple. Undated. Form printed and authorised and approved by Provinces of Canterbury and York 1932, Published in 1949

Archives Held at  All Saints Church
Typed pages detailing the archives kept at All Saints Church as of 19th September 2005.
7 Boxes containing material re building, activities etc. Along with extra material listed eg. Folio of newspapers, communion and common prayer books.

Brief History of All Saints
Single sheet from exhibition giving brief history of All Saints, Marple

Residents of Marple 1584 - 1641
Records from the parish church in Stockport covering residents of Marple up to 1640

Extract from Pevsner "Buildings of England"  All Saints
Photocopy of extract from Pevsner "Building of England - Cheshire" 1971 with history and information regarding All Saints, Church Lane, Marple.
Typed page with further historical information.

Photocopies of Letter re Marple Chapel : 1806
Several Photocopies of letter with typed transcript to "My Lord" explaining what is done and what is to be done at Marple Chapel from Samuel Oldknow 1806

Seating in Marple Chapel
Photocopy of seating in Marple Chapel showing occupants name.

Owners of Seats in Marple Chapel
Two page photocopied document giving details of owners of seats, by ancient right, by subscription and entitlement.

Extract from Heginbotham's Stockport Ancient & Modern :1892
Photocopied of pages 190 -194 taken from Stockport Ancient & Modern with history and information of Marple Church or Chapel.

Marple Parish Magazine : 1915, 1917 & 1918
3 Original copies of the Marple Parish Magazine dating from 1915, 1917 and 1918. Vicar Rev Canon Adams giving information on Church meetings, local announcements Birth, Marriages and deaths, also pages advertisement for local buisinesses.

Programme for Public Thanksgiving Service 11.11.1918
3 Original copies All Saints Church programme for Public Thanksgiving for the victory of the allies and the signing of the Armistice : Sunday November 11th 1918.
Original Form of Service for the use of the Free Churches in celebration of the war,…

Programme for Organ Recitals 1911 & 1915
Two original programmes for 1911 Organ Recital by Mr J Percy Tew organist of St Martins Church.
One original programme from 1915 Organ Recital by Mr W A Gilbert
In aid of the organist and Choir Fund

Citation to Lead to Faculty & Faculty for  John Thornley Stained Glass Window : 1951
Two documents one Citation to Lead to Faculty for Stained Glass window and Faculties (A3) for Stained Glass Window at All Saints dated 4th July 1951 and 20th July 1951 from Diocesan Registry, Chester, contained in buff envelope addressed to Canon…

James H Vernon Blotter
Photocopy of Blotter for James H Vernon, Complete Funeral Furnishers of 55 Stockport Road, Marple. Telephone number Marple 79

Statement of Accounts : Year ending 1927
Leaflet with Statement of Accounts for All Saints Church, Marple. Year ending December 3lst 1927.
Presented by the Parochial Church Council. Summary of Offertories and Collections.

Queens Diamond Jubilee 1897
Booklet for Thanksgiving Day 20th June 1897 for All Saints, Marple. Price 2d
Twelve Hymns with tunes suitable for use at Services in Commemoration of the Queens's Long Reign.

Photocopy of letter from Queen Victoria 1887
Photocopy of letter headed Windsor Castle dated 22nd June 1887 from Queen Victoria with regard to a gift of money.
This document came from All Saint Church
Original letter in Correspondence folder : CRE/01/01
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