Newspaper cuttings relating to farms in the Marple Area, various topics, dates and publications, properties include :
a. Ridge End Farm : Farm History Uncovered : 2004
b. Rhode Hove Farm : Advertisement for Fresh Milk : 1994
c. Lower Dale Farm :…
Notice of future dates for winter and spring fairs on the ist Thursday in November 1796 and every year for the "shew" of horned cattle, horses, sheep & pigs.
Advertisement for Lime Kilns at the end.
Photocopy of pages from the Home Office Acreage Returns for Mellor dated 1801 with information on the Chapelry of Mellor, (6 miles in length and above 4 in breadth) details of the agriculture, people and industry of the area.
Typed document by Muriel Barton giving information on a group visit to Knowle Farm, Mellor on the 11th August 2007 with detailed description and history of the Farmhouse, the owners and the external buildings.
Also 13 black and white photocopied…
Four photocopied documents dated 1827 relating to the property "Bradshaw Top" belonging to the late Isaac Heginbottom
Letter of Administration 26th February 1827
Confirmation of appearance relating to the Estate & Effects 23rd February…
Photocopy of single page with advertisements relating to Farming :
1854: Stockport Advertiser : Farm to be Let
1908: Stockport Advertiser : Cattle Market
1952 : Manchester Evening News : Factories in the Farmlands
2001 : Stockport Express :…
Text: This fine old cow is the property of our esteemed customer, Mr. W. Davenport, Ernocroft Farm, Ludworth. She is 20 years old, is seen here with her 17th calf, and is in calf again for February 1935. In most of her lactations she has given up 6…