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  • Collection: Brabyns Hall

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

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A partial transcript of a talk giving on the Hudson Family by Mark Hudson to St Martin's Heritage Trust 2019 covering the Hudson family from their origins as Yeoman farmers in 1535 and inheritance to Brabyns Hall. (12 Pages)

Letter from National…

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a. Single Page typed extract from The History of Bethlem (page 439) regarding embezzlement of funds from hospital's finances and the Hudson's involvement, with comments from Neil Mullineux. 2019
b. Photocopied pages from Report of the…

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Material from Hugh Fletcher's collection :
a. Typed Page titled "The Families who owned and lived at Brabyns Hall, Marple Antiquarian Society.
b. Handwritten account of Nathaniel Wright of Brabyns by Hugh Fletcher.

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Six Black & White group photographs showing Miss Hudson with staff, nurses and wounded soldiers. c 1917

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Photocopy of black and white photograph of dignitaries outside Marple Military Hosptial including Duchess of Westminster, Miss Hudson, local worthies with Doctors and nursing staff.
Typed key giving names and titles.
Taken June 15th 1916

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Three typed reports with headlines "Wounded Soldiers at Marple", "At St Martins" and "Thrilling Experiences" reporting on events at Brabyns Hall Military Hospital, date and source unknown

Black and white original photograph showing Miss Hudson, Staff and soldiers outside Brabyns Hall taken in November 1914.
Hand drawn key listing names

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Photocopy of colour photograph taken of Ann Hudson gravestone at Mickleham, Surrey.

Miscellaneous Historical information and notes on Brabyns :
1. Pink card with brief History of Brabyns Hall from a United Nations Association Garden Party.
2. Three typed pages headed Various Notes : Brabyn,s giving miscellaneous information and…

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Three original copies of programmes for Garden Fetes in 1950, 1955 and held at Brabyns Hall Gardens organised by the United Nations' Association, Marple, Mellor and Ludworth Branch.
Programmes giving brief history of Babyns Hall, events and opening…

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Summary of e mail correspondence to Hilary Atkinson MLHS forwarding two photographs and jottings from talks with a lady who lived at (or had links with) Brabyns Farm.
Photographs :
1. Child on bridge : Mary Daniel, (nee Boden) Iron Bridge…

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Flyer promoting a Ladies Tennis Tournament to be held at Brabyns Tennis club in June 2000

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Photocopy of Agreement for Tenancy between Charles Osborne and Marple UDC for Tenancy of Iron Bridge Lodge dated 1949.
With regulations and conditions of tenancy on reverse.

2 Photocopied documents from correspondence between Mark Whittaker and "Axel" after a complaint regarding the Restoration of the Iron Bridge. 2008

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Eight page on line version of a Booklet produced to prepare for submission with application for an HLF Project Planning Grant giving brief history of park and iron bridge and people involved in its construction.

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Various magazine, newspaper articles, relating to Brabyns Park Iron Bridge including the campaign and formation of the Iron Bridge Restoration Project to acquire funds to restore the old Iron Bridge.
Various dates 1991 -2004 and publications

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Miscellaneous Items relating to Brabyns Park :
1. Photocopy of Painting of Brabyns Hall dated 1973 artist unknown.
2. Photocopy of J Wainwrights Waters Meeting Drawing & Poem 1898
3. Photocopy of Programme for Coronation Festivities held at…

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Photocopy in four parts on A3 paper : Plan of Parkland and Estate of Brabyns Estate taking in Watersmeeting, Springwood Hall, Aqueduct Mill and Cherry Tree Farm : Undated
Title reads The Plan referred to - Captain Thomas Hudson to Miss Fanny…

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Photocopy on A3 paper of Conveyance between Messrs W S Birch and J Ryde to Mrs Hudson regarding the Water Corn Mill and dwelling house and premises at Marple Bridge. dated 4th September 1874 with location map.
In Buff Envelope

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Photocopy on A3 paper of a Fire Insurance Policy from Municipal Mutual Insurance Ltd dated 29th September 1944, listing buildings on the estate and terms and conditions of the policy.
Rough sketch of Buildings on Estate.
In Buff Envelope
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Photocopy on A3 paper of an abstract of title dated 1867 relative to Miss Hudson's will of 1943 and the freehold hereditaments in the parishes of Ludworth, Romiley and Marple.
In Buff Envelope

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Photocopy on A3 paper of a typed indenture dated 14th February 1923 between Captain Thomas Hudson and his mortgagees and Miss F M Hudson for conveyance of Upper and Lower Meetings Farms plus schedule.
In Buff envelope

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Photocopy on A3 paper of a 13 page Act of Royal Assent dated 2lst June 1824 in relation to Nathaniel Wright will from 1817, with Schedule.
In Buff Envelope.
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