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Email correspondence with Ivor Blight regarding Sister Purdie who was nurse to King George V and Matron at Brabyns Hall.
Photocopies of newspaper reports on her being awarded Royal Red Cross : First Class 1929.
Sister Purdie is buried at All Saints…

Box file containing back catalogue of Marple Local History Society publications.
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Five downloaded pages from Marple Website under the heading "Whats Happening to Oldknow's Lime Kilns?" produced by Marple Civic Society to highlighting the impending archaeological survey and future activities at the Lime Kilns as part of the…

Material relating to Rishworth Family from Joyce Rishworth including Memories of John born at Peace Farm 1932.
Certificate awarded to John Rishworth from All Saint Choir for thanks for serving from 1895 - 1966.
Photocopies of Photographs : Group…

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Miscellaneous documents relating to the Wigley family :
1. Advert on card for Mr H R Wigley Day and Evening School from 1851 giving courses and prices.
2. Typed two page document entitled From Jamaica to Mellor : An Apprentice Tale
3. Five page…

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Numerous colour and black and white images of local children from All Saints Primary School re-enacting Samuel Oldknow "Apprentices" walk in costume from Mellor Mill to All Saints Church.

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Material on Stockport Hydro :
a. Two promotional leaflets for the community Hydro partnership at Otterspool Weir,
b. Share offer closed on 2lst February 2011.
c. Newspaper article from Stockport Times from 1990 & 2012 on the feasability study…

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Documents / articles and videos relating to Mellor Mill, History Fire and excavations :
a. Photocopy of original Cheshire County News report from 1892 on "the Great Mill Fire near Marple" (with Transcript and Glossop Chronicle )
b. Notes from…

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Various information on Compstall and Edwards family ;
1. Typed information : Manchester Mercury 1794, 1798, 1799 : Estate for Sale
2. Typed Information : Grahams History of Calico Printing : James Andrew : Stockport Advertiser 1848 James Andrew…

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Article downloaded from Industrial Heritage website with title "Marple Lime Works, Mineral Mill & Brick Works" containing 18 pages of text, maps and photographs with history of the Lime works, Mineral Mill and Brick works in…

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Original copy of Home Office Report dated 26th April 1902 into the circumstances of an Explosion of Gunpowder resulting in the death of Robert Lee son of the head of the firm of Messrs James Lee & Sons, New Road, Marple by Captain M B Lloyd.

Collection of slides from Norman Fraser and other sources dating from 1970's covering a wide variety of subjects and locations. See Index for full listings.

Collection of video cassettes with miscellaneous content. See index for full…

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Six Hand written notes by Mr Thelwall headed "Industry at Mill Brow and Moor End, Mellor" with map identifying location of mills and industry discussed in the notes.

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Box file containing material including newspaper reports, programmes etc relating to the Opening of the Memorial Park in Marple in 1922.
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Original Surveyors Drawing of Council Offices Memorial Park showing cellar, ground and first floor plan for the installation of central heating. Drawing dated 5th April 1949.
Small Surveyors Drawing title "Marple U.D.C. Central Heating Plant"…

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Brochure produced by Antler Homes giving details of new housing development on the site of the demolish Treetops Nursing Home.
Drawings of view of "Treetops Estate" with 19 limited edition homes with floor plans and drawings.

Front sheet of Audrey's notes.
15 x A4 pages of typed research notes identifying records in the Carill Worsley Archives relating to Hollins Mill, Carvers, Walmsleys and other items relating to Marple generally.

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Records from the parish church in Stockport covering residents of Marple up to 1640

Colour Photographs of Carvers Warehouse taken 2014
Three pages of Handwritten research, author unknown.
Page 224 from Manchester Fifty Years ago, relating to Carvers Manchester concerns.
Page 24 from Warehouses, Wharves and Transport…

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Ring bound 103 academic thesis entitled "The Change in Function of the Parishes of Mellor and Ludworth during the Last Two Hundred Years" : Presented by Clare Garner. April 1966 for Manchester College of Education.
Containing maps, statistics,…

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Two original copies of plan showing the layout of the War Memorial at Marple Memorial Park, on with handwritten notes. Dated December 1951.
Small notice that the Land was given by the Carver/Barlow families in memory of the men of Marple who fell in…

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Photocopy of Notice entitled "Remember the Sabbath to keep it Holy" from Mellor Jollification Committee. Undated

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A3 photocopy Urban District Council of Maple, Poplar Square Clearance Order No.1 dated 1956 highlighting in red the area of Poplar Grove on Church Lane

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Photocopies of pages from The History of the County and City of Chester : Macclesfield Hundred mentioning the Marple Area.
Pages 839, 840 and 841.

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Report upon Central Town Development : November 1959.
Typed report from Goddard & Smith Surveyors and Valuers on Marple Central Town with drawings showing proposed redevelopment of Hollins Mill site, with elevation drawings of shops on Stockport…
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