Three pages from "Local History & Heritage with Marple Website" downloaded from Marple-uk.com.
Written by Peter Clark, under the heading "Disappeared without Trace" giving The Story of Hollins Mill with text, maps and photographs
British Transport Waterways, a 16th April 1959, Closure of Hollins Mill Arm Print an article on the canal arm from Pete Dixons Industral Heritage website,
Memories: Margaret Davenport (nee Close).
Memories: Edith Atknson (nee Pearce) 1935 memories
Email: Describing the Interview of Margaret Davenport by Hilary Atkinson.
Memories: Hilda Howard (nee Atkinson) written in late 1990s.
Email (2014) from…
Miscellaneous material relating to "Apprentice's" :
1. Newspaper cutting Stockport Advertiser 16th May 1856: ."A Warning to Apprentices,"
2. Typed copy of Apprentice Indenture December 1887 , Samuel Hodgkinson.and William Sheldon with photocopy of…
Reports from the Manchester Guardian.
March 10th 1910: Headline "Cotton Trade Dispute at Marple"
Hollins Mill, Marple was closed last night until further notice, and 650 operatives are thrown out of work
April 6th 1910: Headline "Maple Weavers…
'The Factory Girl’: ballad by Robert Dibb of Dewsbury, dedicated to factory reformer John Wood, c. 1836 The Factory Act of 1847, also known as the Ten Hours Act was an United Kingdom Act of Parliament which restricted the working hours of women and…