Paper entitled : An Interesting Old Mansion: with an introduction stating that Members of the Stockport Historical Society's and a few friends paid a visit to Marple Hall the leader being M H A Potter with the Kind permission from Captain…
Photocopy of an article from British Railway Journal, Autumn 1994 entitled "Marple a One-time Traffic Centre of the Midland Railway" by Warwick Burton giving history with text and photographs along with hand drawn plans of Marple Station c1900
Nineteen page document entitled "My Wife Doreen - A lovely Lady" written by Tom Oldham (undated) with content describing their meeting, marriage and family life upto Doreens death in 1991.
Two page attachment with jottings and reminiscences of…
Four pages of typed transcripts taken from "Seen from the Ridge" by the Observer a regular piece from the North Cheshire Herald from 1941.
Topics by"The Observer" covered, Holiday Haunts for Sale and Still helping blitz victims.
Typed document by Muriel Barton giving information on a group visit to Knowle Farm, Mellor on the 11th August 2007 with detailed description and history of the Farmhouse, the owners and the external buildings.
Also 13 black and white photocopied…
Material relating to the Wheatsheaf Magazine Compstall Co-op :
1. Original copy of The Wheatsheaf Magazine from August 1938. Donated by Peter Clark.
2. Three photocopies of promotional material from Wheatsheaf.
a. 1935 : Entitled "Yours" listing…
The Factory Girl’: ballad by Robert Dibb of Dewsbury, dedicated to factory reformer John Wood, c. 1836 The Factory Act of 1847, also known as the Ten Hours Act was an United Kingdom Act of Parliament which restricted the working hours of women and…
Leaflet to promote the Reading Lifelines Projects which aims to increase the audience of 15-25 year old by creation of improved facilities with a leisure/study area in June 2001.
Also giving a timetable of events to be held
Four photocopied pages giving information on the area of land and valuation along with owners & occupiers for 1836.
Dove Bank Mill and the Wallers Highlighted on Page 30 along with local area properties.
Research Material gathered by present owner (2019) on the history of the house and its surroundings including dated maps, legal documents, photographs, census records, Land Registry documents and building survey report.
Photocopy of map from 1934 showing Marple Hall Estate, buildings and parkland.
Note from exhibition stating slow growth during 1886 - 1924 and Isherwoods continued to sell of parcels of land for development.