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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…

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Photocopy of Abstract of Title relating to No 8 the Drive giving details of Rose Hill House dated 1947, with 3 plans showing street lighting, Rose Hill Station and surrounding area.
Photocopy of photograph of horse and carriage with groom outside…

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…

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Miscellaneous original flyers, programmes and posters for events held at St Martins for organ recitals and concerts dating from 1901

Box file containing documents relating to Marple Burial Society.
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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…

Collection of twenty commemorative plates from local churches and schools dating from 1800's.
Typed index of contents of collection.

Due to delicate nature of the collection stored at Chairman's Home

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Original copies of High Lane Residents Association's Magazine for the years 1948, 1949, 1951, 1954, 1958, 1968 and 1969 giving residents information on Church / Social Club Activities, council meetings and articles on local history and general…

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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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Photocopy of four page document containing the Constitution and Rules of Marple Local History Society : Undated.

Typed notes from Marple Antiquarian Society
1. Accounts, AGM, news items for 1970
2. Notes from 1970, 71, 72 and 1973

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Marple Antiquarian Society typed receipts and payments account for the year ended October 3lst 1973

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Photocopy of Marple Antiquarian Society Notice to Members of the AGM for 1982

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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 demolished 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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