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  • Collection: Houses

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Seven Photocopied pages from Edward Mellor. Estate Agents giving sales details of Hilltop Farm, Undated, sale price £1,500.000.
With two options on splitting the house/farm/stables and pasture.
Photocopies of local maps

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E mail correspondence with regard to 39 Market Street from Diane Chew (2019), giving information and details of her family connection to the property and the logo that appears on the wall.

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Photocopy of pencil sketch showing the exterior of Low Lea Hall on card. Undated. Artist Joel Wainwright
Two typed pages of information relating the exterior construction dating from 1840. Source unknown

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Typed copy of two reports of Auctions by Mr Joseph Scholfield from the Stockport Advertiser from 26th February and 8th July 1820 reporting on "Freehold buildings to be sold by Auction" giving information on individual properties.
Photocopy of 1836…

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Research Material gathered by present owner (2019) on the history of the house and its surroundings including dated maps, legal documents, photographs, census records, Land Registry documents and building survey report.

Several photocopies maps, schedules and material relating to the housing clearance during the 1950/60's : All on A3
a. Two page Typed schedule dated 1961 listing properties addresses, with information on the Tenants and families, their requirements…

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Material relating to Field House, it design with drawings, and its history during the first world war.
Photocopies of 23 pages extracted from Will Bucks Journal with brief history of house and Marple. Drawing and photographs of family and the…

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Photocopy of 11 page essay "A House called Hempfield" by AJS in 2001 giving information with maps, photographs and the historical connection to Ratcliffe Family and local mills, with schedule of residents up to 1986 when it was purchased by Alan…

Carbon copy of letter to Mr Bennett dated 1981 enquiring into the old history of Mellor.
Author of letter was a resident of Sycamore Cottages in 1910 information on resident/reminiscences.

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Photocopies of census records from 1841 -1901 with typed breakdown of the residents of Ludworth Houses, Ludworth : This was part of the Mellor Heritage Project : Date Unknown.

Research Notes / Maps / Register / Census records and correspondence all relating to Ludworth Houses.

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Original copy of W H Robinson Auctioneer Brochure with details of auction of "historic stone outbuilding for restoration and conversion to detached country house" named Roman Lodge, Strawberry Hill, Old Mellor; auction to take place at the Norfolk…

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Photocopies of typed notes of newspaper articles and extracts with dates from several newspapers relating to Damstead Farm and Mill and occupants.
Dates from 1820 - 1862
Photocopy of a page from The Glossop Recorder giving information of the sale…

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Assorted photographs, drawing and painting of Damstead Farm and Mill.
1. M Raphael Jones painting 1914 original and photocopy
2, Black & White photograph on card of Lower Damsteads Mill in Ruins 1930's
3. Damstead photograph on card 1940's

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Several colour photographs showing outbuildings and surrounding masonry at Damstead : No date.
Three sepia photographs, no dates, showing Damstead from various angles, these photographs are on the Marple Website Virtual Tour

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Photocopy of delivery note from Damstead Mill dated 1860.

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Two maps showing the area around Damstead dates : 1880 : 1849 and map and typed data from 1836 Valuation of Mellor,
Proprietor R Arkwright, Occupier G Froggatt

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Three Typed pages giving history of Damstead Mill, Mellor taken from Historical Industries of Marple and Mellor 1989 SMBC.

Two typed pages : Schedule giving key to 60 photographs on CD (B S Barton) dated 2008 for Damstead Farmhouse, Mellor

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Series of newspaper and magazine articles and cuttings on Brentwood, history, extensions and closure. Various dates and newspapers from 1937
Directory of Convalescent Homes 1966 giving details of Charges
Marple Review 2016 : Article on the…

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Research material on Brentwood House, Church Lane, Marple :
1. 2013 email communication with Cineflix who were researching Brentwood for TV programme.
2. 2014 email communication with Michael Lambert with newspaper articles and research…

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Correspondence with Denis Partingon Chief Executive at Communityfutures with invitation to AGM along with discussions of sharing archive material for exhibition in the future. 2013 - 2014

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Newspaper articles downloaded from the Guardian Archive online relating to Brentwood from 1904 to 1962

Research material and e mail correspondence with reference to Edith Doris Abrahams, warden at Brentwood House until retirement in 1964 after 20 years.
Research Material including BMD Certificates, census records two downloaded photos of Brentwood.

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Report downloaded from the Oxford Journal Website, John Welshman of Lancaster University report entitled : Recuperation, Rehabilitation and Residential Option : The Brentwood Centre for Mothers and Children 2008. History of Brentwood and how the…
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