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  • Collection: Marple Hall

Black & White postcard showing Wyberslegh Hall, on card showing front aspect.
Date unknown

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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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Typed 3 page transcript of Nathaniel Isherwood of Marple last will and testament being in bad health but of sound and disposing mind. Dated 1765.

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Typed transcript of Inventory of Henry Bradshaw dated 1662 at Wybersley. (two A3 pages)
Four handwritten pages of a copy of Henry Bradshaw Will 1662

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Newspaper and Magazine article relating to Marple Hall :
1. Manchester weekly 4 & 11 March 1892 with sketches of Marple Hall
2. Sketch of Marple Hall & part text from Old & New Manchester P140. Date uknown.
3. Stockport Advertiser 1961 : Sale of…

Display text giving description of decline of Marple Hall from several family members with Black & White photocopy photographs showing the vandalism and destruction of Marple Hall inside and out.

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

Photocopy of lithograph describing "The Tryal of the Royal Martyr King Charles 1 at Westminster Hall 1648.
Publication from HM Stationery Office 1980 showing original and text of Death Warrant along with and signaturies.
Original / Transcript of…

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Four page transcript of Cassette entitled : Bradshaw-Isherwood's notes read by G A Swindells.
"Mr Richard Bradshaw Isherwood has sent me this resume of the history and his personal recollections of Marple Hall."
Cassette held at MLHS archive.


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Pages 39 - 74 from Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire & Cheshire : Original correspondence of the Lord President Bradshaw ; with other documents illustrating his personal history.
In the Possession of A Rowson Lingard Esq.
By A…

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Photocopy of original document listing tithes returns for the township of Marple

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Photocopy of Thomas Isherwood original last will dated 1788

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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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Display notice giving brief biography of Thomas Bradshaw the last of the Bradshaws of Marple

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Photocopy of 12 page poem entitled " The Young Cavalier : A Legend of Marple Hall" . Author / publisher unknown

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Two typed copies of indentures. One dated from 1606 Between Edward Stanley of Thonge and Henry Bradshaw th'elder of Marple. Second dated 1614 between Henry Bradshaw the Elder and Henry Bradshaw the younger. Source unknown.

Illustration of the coat of arms of the Winnington Family.
Image of plaque on page taken from The Marple Website Virtual Tour

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Flyer giving information of an exhibition entitled "The House we Lost" from 1996.
Magazine article from Living Edge dated Feb 2001, "postcards from the past" showing Marple Hall Photograph and brief history

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Extract from Stockport : Ancient and Modern 1882 Vol 2 by Henry Higginbotham.
Printed by Marston & Co London .
Pages 183 - 1899 giving information on The Township of Marple, Bradshaw Isherwoods, 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…

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Two original pencil sketches showing Marple Hall, larger one showing the front and postcard size showing rear view.
Date unknown and artist unknown
Photocopy of drawing of the rear of Marple Hall. Date and artist unknown.

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Two copy sketches of Bradshaw Hall showing east side dated 17th century, one mounted on card.
Home of the Bradshaws from 12c.

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Handwritten draft script for talk given by Gladys (Dinah) Swindells on The Bradshaws of Marple Hall .
15 pages : Date unknown

Scrap book with black and white photographs of Marple Hall, correspondence and memories with Peter Davis.
Further correspondence from E Wilkinson 1996 and unknown source with memories of Marple Hall and the Isherwoods.

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Typed text, source unknown with information on Mary Bradshaw marrying Henry Bradshaw of Marple Hall and lineage.
Under heading : "From Pepys Diary" , description of the hanging at Tiburne of Bradshaw and view heads at Westminster Hall Jan & Feb…
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