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  • Collection: Marple Hall

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Handwritten white card detailing the obituary of John Bradshaw Isherwood from the Stockport Advertiser 3lt May 1839. Page 3 Col.5. Died on the 23rd May age 62 years.

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Assorted mounted display text describing events at All Saints Church on a Sunday.
The changes in Marple during John Isherwoods life.
Modernising carried out by John at Marple Hall.
Small biography.

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Typed information from the Census records for Marple Hall : 1851 - 1891.
Typed notes on the census records. i.e the family was not home on the night of the 1841 census.

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Copy death certificate for Thomas dated 1895 died at Lunatic Asylum in Buxton.
Two typed newspaper articles re Internment at All Saints Church. 1. Stockport Advertiser 2.8.1895. 2. North Cheshire Herald no date.

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Typed transcript from Stockport Advertiser 7.10.1841.describing Thomas Bradshaw Isherwoods coming of age festivities at Marple Hall. (part) Photocopy of full newspaper report MAH/026/011)
Brief biography and additional information on his life in…

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Obiturary Notices for the death of Ellen Bradshaw Isherwood :
1. Stockport Advertiser 14.11.1890.
2. Grantham Journal 15.11.1890.
3. Two Pages from unknown publication "pleasant memories" of Ellen.
4. Two display giving information of life…

Sepia Photograph of Ellen Isherwood signed "Yours very sincerely"
Photocopy of black and white photograph signed E Bradshaw Isherwood.

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Typed information : Brief descriptions of Bradshaw Isherwoods connection to All Saints Church.
Also information of Mrs Bradshaw Isherwoods connection in the building of St.Johns in Offerton and Offerton Community Hall.

Several documents covering Chartist descending on Marple Hall and Mrs Ellen Bradshaw Isherwoods role. Also extract and front cover of Benjamin Disaeli book Sybil which was dramatized in his book after hearing about the incident.

Photocopy of receipt for sum paid for trimming and weeding drive 1864 from Stockport Public Archives.
Photocopy of full year Payments and Allowances 1876. and January 1877.
1872 and 1898 Photocopy of maps of Marple Hall,associated buildings,…

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Census records for J H Isherwood 1881 at The Manor House, Welford, Northants. Also 1891 when he was resident at Marple Hall.

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Pamphlet "Welcome to our Parish Church" with history.
Information on tablet erected for John Isherwood where he worshiped for a number of years.
Handwritten not from the Choirboys and organist dated 1886 referring to a small token of affection to…

Black and white photocopy of photograph with a group of six in garden setting "The Isherwood Family"

Photocopy of Newspaper article and typed transcript of Engagement and Marriage announcments of Henry Bradshaw Isherwood and Beatrice Muriel Bagshaw. October 1907 and November 22nd 1907.
Photocopy of Newspaper article entitled "The Marple Hall…

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Typed transcript of a death Notice from Stockport Advertiser 12th July 1940.
Probate Registry Document showing value of estate at £75,858.19s.9d. 1941

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Photocopy of map from 1934 showing Marple Hall Estate, buildings and parkland.
Note from exhibition stating slow growth during 1886 - 1924 and Isherwoods continued to sell of parcels of land for development.

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Typed brief History of Henry Bradshaw Isherwood as part of an exhibition.
Photograph from Marple Website virtual Tour of Henry & Beatrice

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Fifteen pages of handwritten information of private papers held at Stockport Heritage Library. Comprising 3 boxes 1870 - 1962. Diaries, scrapbooks, photographs and letters.

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Various Newspaper articles from several sources giving book reviews, biography and obituary for Christopher Isherwood

Collection of miscellaneous family photographs of Christopher and his brother Richard from 1909, school days 1916.
Father in uniform and mother

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Two original Airmail letter from Christopher Isherwood to Mrs Gladys Swindells 1972. Also letter from Richard arranging a meeting.
Photocopy of Postcard from Christopher to Nannie thanking her for his gum boots. Photocopy of the one held in archives…

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Article from unknown publication entitled "Kathleen and Frank" Wyberslegh Hall was the setting for a tragic love story. Poem and drawing by Kathleen dated 1905.
Also Photocopies of photographs of Wyberslegh Hall

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Photocopy of Last Will and Testament of Richard Graham Bradshaw Isherwood dated November 1975 (3 pages)
with codicil dated December 1975.

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Various displays with information on Christopher and Richards life at Wyberslegh Hall and Marple Hall
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