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  • Collection: Local History Society

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

a. Photocopy of newspaper article from the North Cheshire Herald June 14th 1963 under the heading "To Save history of Marple" giving details and history of Marple and the local history society
.b. Miscellaneous newspaper cuttings from 1960's…

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Email from Warwick Burton dated 7th June 2011 recollecting that he had attended the inaugural meeting of the Marple Antiquarian Society at the Old Manor House at the age of 7.

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Flyer promoting Marple Local History Society Exhibition at the Library "60 Years of History"
Also pages from comments book written by the people attending.

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Typed letter addressed to Mr Fraser from unknown correspondent requesting information on items that were loaned to the Marple Antiquarian Society.
Items requested included a large photographs of Primrose Mill, Mill Brow lent by a Mr Cropper.

Letter from the Millennium Commission, London 7th March 2001 requesting assistance in a impact study.

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Single page from Exhibitions & Tours/Comedy giving details of the Marple 2000 exhibition on 12th May - 26th May at Marple Library

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Several newspaper cutting relating to David Brindleys millennium project "Marple 2000" showing a collection of photographs of local people at work and play with photographs plus details of the his exhibition

Correspondence relating to the Grant Application from "Awards for All" Lottery Grant.
Award Certificate
Spending Regulations

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Typed document headed Project 2000 Article setting out the aims of the Millennium Project 2000 photographs.
Photographs are on Virtual Tour, Marple Website.

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Ring bound book with research notes, map references and source material for a talk to be given by Tony Jones on the Bridges, highways and turnpikes.

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Typed 47 page transcript of the talk given by Ben Alexander on the 2lst February 2000 entitled The Civil War in Lancashire with illustrations.

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Typed 12 page transcript of lecture given by Dr Thomas to Marple Local History Society on March 22nd 1999 entitled History of he National Health Service in Marple 1948 -1999.

Typed 7 page transcript of a talk given by A Hearle & Peter Bardsley on the 17th February 1992 entitled "Brabyns Then & Now" giving history of the estate formation to becoming a public park in 1945.

Three letters to Marple Local History Society :
1. Thank you letter from Brabyns School after attending Oldkknow exhibition. Undated
2. Letter from Windlehurst School sending photographs. Undated
3. Solicitors letter regarding a bequest to the…

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Single page article giving information on the foundation of Marple History Society from SK Local Magazine : June/July 2007, brief history from Antiquarian Society to Marple local history society giving information on trips.

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10 Marple Local History Society Newsletters
1996, 97, 98, 99, 2000, 01, 02, 04, 07 09. Giving information of upcoming talks, news and points of interest to members

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Folder containing numerous miscellaneous colour and black and white photographs from 1994 - 2011 of History Society's Exhibitions, Excursions and Committee Members taken by members of the Society showing layouts, openings of exhibitions

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Photocopy of undated article ( possibly 1971) under the heading Roundabout Marple by Nigel Parks subheading A glimpse of Yesteryear with details of Marple Antiquarian Society fascinating show.

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Typed list of Society Exhibitions / Book Launches dating from 1990 with Oldknow Exhibition at Marple Library to 2010 "Ten Years On" at St Martins church hall.
Newspaper cutting : Book Launch "The Historical Industries of Marple and Mellor.

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Photocopy of Marple Antiquarian Society Notice to Members of the AGM for 1982

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A4 typed documents with lists of Excursions :
1. Antiquarian Society and Marple Arts Group from 1972 - 1996.
2. Marple Local History Society Excursions from 1996 - 2010
3. List of Excursion for Marple Local History Society 1999 - 2000.

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Marple Antiquarian Society typed receipts and payments account for the year ended October 3lst 1973

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Loose -leaf binder containing Marple Antiquarian Society's Committee Meetings. Handwritten minutes, notes and newspaper cuttings from 1971 - 1978

Recording AGM,s Meetings, telephone numbers and miscellaneous newspaper cuttings and miscellaneous…

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Numerous original programmes from Marple Antiquarian Society & Local History Society and Marple Local History Society dating from 1964 giving information of the talks to be held in each year and contact details of the Committee Members.
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