Twenty two page booklet produced by Mellor Archaeological Trust detailing the story of the Mellor Dig from 1998 to 2002 with the history of the site, excavation of the trenches carried out by University of Manchester with photographs, drawings, maps…
A large selection of over 1000 postcards dating from 1900's, collected by Anne Hearle over 40 years. Above examples shown above are : Sportsman Arms Miss Edwards driving with Chauffeur in back seat Compstall Post Office Windlehurst Brabyns Military…
Booklet containing five walks around Roman Lakes Leisure Park. Four page introduction with historical information of area and buildings. Walks with maps and description of features of interest.
Selection of local history photographs from 1950's - 2000's from an exhibition held in 2011 on local people, places and events.
Three pockets under dates : 1950's & 60's , 1970's & 80's and 1990's & 2000's
A4 Arch Lever folder entitled "Medical & Associated Health" compiled by Peter Corcoran, with research material and newspaper cuttings from 1800's, on Doctors, hospitals, nursing & retirement homes, nursing and child welfare in the Marple Area.
Two carbon copies of typed letter from Gladys Swindells, Marple Antiquarian Society to Christopher Isherwood in California dated 1972 thanking him for information relating to the Bradshaw Isherwoods of Marple Hall.
22 typed pages entitled "Water Supply & Public Health in Mellor from 1873" (information taken from various Council Minute & Letter Books - including those of Mellor Parish Council) Information ends with the minutes of 7th March 1834.
Photocopy of document giving information on Samuel Hodgkinson from 1823 his marriage and descendants.
Also photocopy of black and white photograph taken by Walter Bright (son of Samuel) of the opening of Marple Bridge Congregational School in 1906.
Photocopy of John Braddock Walmsley will dated 1856 estate & effects to wife Caroline, Codicil dated 1857.
Photocopy of Charles Walmsley will dated 1841 estate & effect to wife Betty. Codicil dated 1849.
Email with information from London Gazette 1857 : Notice of Mr William Thomas Walmsley bankruptcy. Typed article from Stockport Express 1854 reporting pocket picking incident to Mr W Walmsley. Information regarding Mrs Mary Woodiwiss mortgager to…
Photocopies of 1841 - 1911 census records for Walmsley family
1851 census records for Hollins Fold : Mill Workers.
Marriage Cert for Samuel & Adelaide 1849.
Death certificates for John Braddock Walmsley 1857
Charles Edward 1860, Margaret Ann…
Handwritten notes on death of Samuel Hodgkinson.
Typed notice from Stockport Advertiser 1899 regarding the "Strange disappearance" of William Walmsley.
Funeral notice from Stockport Advertiser 1901 for Samuel Hodgkinson JP aged 79.
Notice of death…
Two photographs showing Michael , Edward and Geoffrey Walton outside Chadkirk Chapel.
Black & White photograph showing Michael, Edward & Geoffrey Walton in choir regalia from the 1950's.
Colour photograph showing the the same trio taken about 2000.