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  • Collection: Hollins Mill: Folder 02: (Misc. 1)

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Two photocopies of photographs taken of the Foundation Stones at Hawk Green Reading Library laid by Mrs Frank Barlow and W B Hodgkinson Esq of Marple on the 13th October 1906.

Three pages from "Local History & Heritage with Marple Website" downloaded from
Written by Peter Clark, under the heading "Disappeared without Trace" giving The Story of Hollins Mill with text, maps and photographs

A collection of areial photographs A4 size, seven in total. The dates that the scenes were captured is unknown.

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A3 copies of Ordanace Survey maps, dating from 1820's, 1881, 1930, and 1949.

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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,

A close-up inside Hollins Mill from a glass slide provided by Alan McDowell. 2.jpg
Stockport Advertiser 6th November 1920, 'The Hollins Mill Engine', details of the new engine 1,500 HP.

Letter from Edward Wilkinson to Peter Bardsley - 30 August 1996, names the two engines as Gog and Magog.

Copy of original advert for…

Frank & Hilda Howard (re: Atkinson)
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…

Wage list from Hollins Mill Nos. 26 & 28 Weft Mules
date April 24th 1922

'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…
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