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  • Tags: ALM/01/01 -07 : Almshouses

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Photocopy of the will of John Warburton Bridge from 1847 with typed transcript.
Elizabeth Bridge as sole benefactor and executrix.
Ellizabeth Bridge was the founder of Bridge Almshouses.

Transcribed by Geoff Higgins Feb 2020 with additional…

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Folder with photocopies of Original Governors’ Minute Book, May 1875 – Sept. 1953
With Photograph of Founder Mrs Elizabeth Bridge.
Notes on erection of almshouses;
Residents Rules

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Photocopy of a receipt from Frank Clayton, Painter & Decorator dated May 23rd 1904 for Limewashing The Alms House Marple.

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Typed and handwritten list of Residents of Bridge Almshouses on Church Lane, Marple from 1907 - 1944

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Newspaper article from The Herald Reporter dated 1956 : Scenes from the Ridge : reporting on new Charity and names of trustees.

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Typed document showing The Bridge Almshouses Governors from 1855 - 1953
Typed document showing The Bridge Almshouses Governors under the Charity Commission to 1956

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Two Charity Commission Documents:
1. 1955: Marple District Nursing Association who merged into Bridge Almshouse.
2. Undated. Bridge Almshouse constitution, plus handwritten list of Committee Members
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