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Original Handwritten copy of Engine Contract for Carels Engine at Goyt Mill dated 1906 and typed transcript. Detailing general descriptions, dimensions and other technical information.

Research Material from Hilary Atkinson for the article below…

A4 Arch Lever Folder containing material relating to Exhibition held in 1998 " Half Green to Hawk Green" .
This folder is too large to contain in general index see general index for further information
Compiled by Judith Wilshaw

Photocopies of several newspaper cuttings from the Glossop Chronical from December 1862 to January 1863 from named and anon authors sent to the Editor regarding "The Distress at Mellor" and how the cotton famine and its consequesenses are …

Photographs of a cricket bat with engraved shield stating it was presented to T Thornley by the Brabins Cricket Club for highest average in 1876.

A4 Binder containing the complete Report compiled for "Revealing Oldknow's Legacy, The Lime Kilns / Mellor Mill by Dr Peter Arrowsmith, Archaeological Consultant. 2018.
The report presents the results of desk-based research and archaeological…

Photograph of a token "good for one penny 169" on one side and Union Coffee Tavern Marple on reverse with a 20pence piece to show scale.

Five punches pockets containing pages of cut and paste material & typed small newspaper cuttings/headlines of miscellaneous reports of events/auction notices / meetings/BMD local news effecting the Marple / Mellor population.
In chronological order…

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…

Seven colour class photographs from Dale Primary School circa 1979 donated by David Smith via Nicola Baggott Administration Manager of Rose Hill School.
Several of the teachers and pupils have been identified by name confirming the date.

Material on Lime Kiln Cottage from Jackie Pickford whose family home it was from 1974 to early 1980's with miscellaneous documents :
a. Typed A4 page by Jackie Pickford with memories of the Cottage and her parents "doing it up"
b. Estate Agents…

Four colour photographs taken by Bill Beard showing the floods of January 2021 at Floodgate Weir/ Roman Bridge/Otterspool Bridge Hydro Scheme.
Seven colour photographs taken by Bill Beard showing landslip at Bunkers Hill, Hatherlow in January 2021

A4 arch lever file containing handwritten and typed minutes from the MLHS committee meetings dates 13.11.2000 to 3.3.2014.

Newspaper cutting from Stockport Express 11.1.1995 Headline " I haven't had a penny for land", reporting on dispute with owner of Wybersley and NWW over the compulsory purchas of land for water treatment plant.
Advertisement from Stockport East…

Ring bound folder containing photocopies of original legal documents in the Parish of Glossop relating to Marple / Mellor residents dating from 1621 to 1826
Index listing names and dates

wills 2.pdf
Ring Bound folder containing photocopies of original wills and other legal documents dating from 1581 to 1822 with typed transcripts.
Idex of names, type of document and date

A4 Arch Lever File housing research material that formed the basis of Tom Oldham's MLHS Booklet "What Did They Leave".

Six chapters including :
1. Name and dates of the will /inventories & letter of Admin.
2. 6 Page introduction.
3. 23…

Three newspaper articles relating to a controversial New Life Centre opening as a hostel for the homeless.
The Christian Centre had an open day at Proctor House on Hibbert Lane, Marple 1995

Newspaper cutting from 1998 relating to a Millennium Green Fund awarded given to Rose Hill Tenants & Residents Association towards a village green.

A4 Arch Lever File containing Marple Antiquarian Society's typed and handwritten minutes, AGM from 27th January 1976 - llth October 2000.
Marked Folder 1

Newspaper cuttings relating to Politics and political parties :
a. Margaret Thatcher's visit to Marple Bridge on the 1992 election campaign walkabout in Town Street showing her being struck with a bunch of daffodils by Jayne McIver
b. Death of Sir…

Photocopy of a newspaper article from the North Cheshire Herald dated 28.3.1931 accompanied by a photograph of Joe Cooper and his dog Prince with a brief biography of his life and work in Compstall.
A well known character who sat on Brabyns Brow…

Collection of twenty commemorative plates from local churches and schools dating from 1800's.
Typed index of contents of collection.

Due to delicate nature of the collection stored at Chairman's Home

Booklet entitled "Townscliffe Golf Club : 1908 - 1920 Mellors Other Golf Club" by Frank Pleszak.
104 pages covering the early years of golf and research into Townscliffe Golf Club history and personalities containing photographs, maps and documents.

Pages photocopied from microfiche held at MLHS with the names inscribed on memorial stones at The Methodist Church, George Street, Compstall, Cheshire.
Index only further information on microfiche (included)
Numbers listed refer to images on…

Pages photocopied from microfiche held at MLHS with the names inscribed on memorial stones at the Jubilee Methodist Church, Cote Green, Marple Bridge, Cheshire.
Index only further information on microfiche (included)
Numbers listed refer to…
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