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8 Punched pockets containing email/letter correspondence to Ann Hearle requesting family research information on the following families:

Ridgway : includes family tree from 1550 & transcripts of wills.
Hartle : Correspondence from Canada with…

A4 map of Brabyns Park Orienteering Course produced by Manchester Orienteering Association 1986, with accompanying booklet

Nine colour photographs showing engraved tablets for pets from Brabyns Hall Pets Cemetery, including Druid the mastiff from 1871, Sailor Jack from 1891 and Rolly 1874 and others.
Photographs taken March 1995 by Peter Bardsley

Collection of slides housed in grey 12 drawer cabinet, subjects including a wide variety of scenes, buildings, events from Marple and surrounding areas, dating from Victorian / Edwardian period to current day. Includes : Two drawers of the slides…

Box file containing miscellaneous artefacts donated to Marple Local History Society :
a. Silver Cup presented to Harold Kay 1902 by the Marple & District Horticultural Cup for achieving highest points
b. Armitage Challenge Silver Cup from the…

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Small blue Moorcroft box comprising souvenir teapot and biscuit barrel:
Teapot and matching Biscuit barrel with transfer print to celebrate the Coronation of George V on 22nd June 1911.
Donated to Marple Local History Society by Edmund Wilkinson…

Individual Artefacts too large to be boxed :
a. Copper Scoop
b. Boxed Gas Mask from WW2
c. Bricks from Rose Hill Brickworks : J W Tymm. Donated by Edmund Wilkinson 1994.
d. Bottle of Paraffin : JE Robinson
e. Silver Trowel with boned handle…

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Collection of 16 items of crockery from several local churches and other institutions donated to Marple Local History Society.
Comprising :
Milk Jug from Mellor Sunday School : 1875 (inscription CMFC)
Souvenir mug fro Samuel Oldknow 2000…


Five typed pages with information and photographs of the major industries of Bredbury & Romiley compiled by Neil Mullineux 2021

Information from various sources including Bredbury Urban Disctict Council Guide Circa 1974, Brief History booklet of…

Two colour photographs showing WW1 & WW2 memorial plaques at St Pauls, Strines
Photographed in 2005

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Photocopy of a portrait of T Nevill Esquire one of the Founders of St Paul's Church, Strines.
Owner of Strines Calico Mill
Laminated copy.

Eighteen photographs of bottles including milk bottles from several local dairies, Stone Ginger beer bottle from James Alsop & Son, Hawk Green and Oldknow 200 wine bottle.

Original Ginger beer bottle stored in Artefacts Box 3 : Shelf 03/19

Box file containing miscellaneous artefacts donated to Marple Local History Society : …

Box file containing miscellaneous artefacts donated to Marple Local History Society.
Over 14 small items including :
a. Three medallions commemorating the opening of Marple Recreation Ground, an aluminium one for younger children and a bronze one…

Shoe box holding 14 compact discs containing the photographs taken for the Longhurst Lane/ Moor End Road Survey of 2008/9.

Spare photographs not used for the main folders

See Index for further information along with some handwritten notes.

Extracted photocopied pages 169 -197 and Graphic & Key Plate no 60 from County Palatine : The Cheshire Plan 1948 by William Dobson Chapman covering the Marple Area.
Typed transcript pages for easy read.

Twelve blue arch lever files produced from a Longhurst Road / Moor End Road Survey which was carried out by MLHS members from 2007 - 2011.

The survey was carried out as a local history project that formed part of the Lottery funded Mellor Project…

Box containing eighty two original Deeds and Conveyances relating to Ley Hey Park, Winnington Road etc dating from 1901 - 1911.

Interested parties include Enoch Tempest, Miss Hudson of Brabyns Park, Bradshaw Isherwoods and numerous others.


Two blue A4 arch lever folder containing promotional material, information and newspaper cuttings relating to the public houses of the Marple area.
Folder 1 : A - M
Folder 2 : N - Z

See Index for listings of premises covered.

Also see Eating…

Two Blue A4 Arch Lever files with promotion material, newspaper cuttings and information on restuarants, cafe, and take aways of the Marple Area.
Folder 1 : A - I
Folder 2 : J - Z

See Index for listings of premises covered.

Also see Public…

Original copy of free newspaper The Village Voice from Romiley for Romiley with the banner headline "Romiley reopens for Business" dated May 2021.
15 pages with promotional material for local businesses after Covid Pandemic lockdown.

A4 Folder containing Photographs and miscellaneous material relating to shops on Market Street and Derby Way from 1999 with regular updates in 1999, 2015 and 2000's or when the shops had new owners.

Starting from No 1 Market Street showing…

Papers relating to a proposed project on farms, by Mrs G A Swindells, that never materialized.1. Letter from Stockport Borough Council with list of farms 19812. Notes on what information would be required to be of interest with names of residents of…

Photocopies of eight pages downloaded from Richard Gilbert's website containing article on RMA Children Apprenticed to Cotton Weavers 1815 - 1821, including history of the Duke of York's Royal Military Schools and mentioning children being…

Box File Containing research material collected over 40 years by Walter Stafford into the Staffords of Mellor and surrounding areas
See Index for listings
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