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Photographic record of an exhibition boards produced for the "Fact and Fun Day" at Roman Lakes 2018, showing the places of worship in and around Marple, its history, development and decline.
Seven Pages.

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a. Laminated A4 Poster advertising Exhibition at Marple Library "Remembered" Marple Men who fell in The Great War on the 14th - 27th November 1999.
b. Newspaper cuttings from The Review 2006 with photograph of Peter Clark and his book "Remembered"…

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Two display items detailing extracts from Charles Bellairs diary who visited Marple Hall in 1838. Giving details of hall location in the countryside and attending an agricultural society meeting.

2 Photocopied documents from correspondence between Mark Whittaker and "Axel" after a complaint regarding the Restoration of the Iron Bridge. 2008

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List of artifact collected and donated held at Mellor Parish Centre archive room by Marple Local History Society.
See list for full listings.
Located on top shelf, right hand side of archive room.

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Original receipt from The Imperial Hotel, Russell Square, London for 6 shillings made out to J Swindells Esq.

Research material and correspondence with P Jennings & MLHS in regard to the Tank Banks under the National War Bonds and Savings Certificate and awarded to Marple for their contribution.
Photograph show tank at Marple Memorial Park.
Photocopies of…

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Photograph of Wooden plaque with names of Chairman of the Council listed chronologically from 1874 - 1974 located in Marple Library

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Flyer promoting Marple Local History Society Exhibition at the Library "60 Years of History"
Also pages from comments book written by the people attending.

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Original and transcript of newspaper report under the heading "Reminiscences of Marple Bridge : A time when the Village was Alive : A Colliery at Each End : The Good Old Days" . Date unknown could be before 1892 written as post mill fire.

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Handwritten school text book belonging to Warwick R Burton for his Design Course 1971 -1972 with the title "All Change at Marple!"
History of Marple Station and railways given in text, drawings and photographs.

Correspondence relating to the Grant Application from "Awards for All" Lottery Grant.
Award Certificate
Spending Regulations

Photocopy of a newspaper article from the North Cheshire Herald dated 28.3.1931 accompanied by a photograph of Joe Cooper and his dog Prince with a brief biography of his life and work in Compstall.
A well known character who sat on Brabyns Brow…

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Poster for "Books Not Beer" advertising a Free Exhibition celebrating the Centenary of the Opening of Hawk Green Reading Room, 30th September 2007 with exhibits on history of Reading Rooms, Goyt Mill, refreshments etc.

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Two page typed document entitled "A Brief History of Woodville Estates, Marple" written by Peter Bardsley from Marple Local History Society dated 1996

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Copy and information of envelope with logo of Carver Bros, Gibraltar sent 1856 with date stamp description.

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Original Architect's drawing showing unit for handicapped children, "Cleadon" Dale Road, Marple dated 7.4.78

Three pages from "Local History & Heritage with Marple Website" downloaded from
Written by Peter Clark, under the heading "Disappeared without Trace" giving The Story of Hollins Mill with text, maps and photographs

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WEA course "Marple's Ancient Footpaths" by Don Lee 1990 ; Agenda information including 6 walk routes with associated maps.

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Correspondence with Howard Bernstein in relation to the history and residents of "Ellerslie"
1. Abstract of Title of William Livesey dated 1904. with plan.
2. Census records for property

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Full page article from Marple Review Autumn 2004 giving a report with photographs of the closure of Cataract Bridge Mill by Avril Marsh under the headline " End of an Era"
Photograph of Don Lingard

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Seven pages of typed text for a talk given by Peter Cocoran headed "Tex of further memories of Marple Bridge" with information and memories of the shop and public houses of Marple Bridge

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1. Booklet produced entitled "Half Green to Hawk Green" history, developments and recollections of Hawk Green compiled by MLHS. Souvenir of an Exhibition held at the Reading Room 20th - 27th September 1998 and at Marple Library on the 28th October…

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Six page typed account with photographs on how Angela Hurley research on the internet led to Marple USA and Marple in England organising a visit from American Fire Fighters in 2004 and a declaration of Friendship
Essay explains events leading up…

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Pages with the articles entitled "I remember when" from the Mellor Church Magazine 1993 / 1994 / 1996
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