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Six page typed report to the Marple Area Committed dated 2nd November 1993 entitled "Stockport Youth Services : Youth work in the Marple Area November 1992 - 1993". by Will Owen, Deputy Area Team Leader.

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Photocopy of letter to Editor of the Manchester Guardian 19th August 1939 headline reading "Youth Peace Camp at Marple" Appeal for Donations giving information of a youth camp for peace and international friendship to be held at Marple signed…

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Typed A4 document giving information on BMD's of the Yarwood family, spade makers in Marple Bridge. circa 1841

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Four pages downloaded from giving estate agents details of the sale of Wybersley Hall Farm. Unpriced : 2012

Black & White postcard showing Wyberslegh Hall, on card showing front aspect.
Date unknown

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Article from unknown publication entitled "Kathleen and Frank" Wyberslegh Hall was the setting for a tragic love story. Poem and drawing by Kathleen dated 1905.
Also Photocopies of photographs of Wyberslegh Hall

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Two original certificates presented to M Reginald Julier of Hawk Green, Marple who served part time in the Civil Defence Volunteers during World War of 1939 - 1945.
1. Cheshire County Council dated 2nd July 1945
2.Urban District Council of Marple…

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Original Certificate in recognition of valuable services rendered during the war to Miss Edith Edwards from the British Red Cross Society. 1914 - 1919

Handwritten account and transcript of the corn mill built in 1691 and other locations in Marple Bridge : author/date unknown.

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Handwritten Family Tree for Wright Family from 1718 - 1884, with research correspondence and data relating to Wright Family.

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Typed 3 page document entitled "What it was like to be a Child Living in Moor End, Mellor during the Second World War" by Annabel Cloughley, September 2005.
Sub heading informs "This information gained from Grace who lived in Moor End during the…

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Typed reminiscences of Mrs Vera Liniham in 2013 when she was 87 with happy memories as a evacuee at Woodville Hall in 1939 staying with Mrs Barlow and staff

Photocopy of Woodville Hall built by John Carver : from The Marple Website.
Also plan of Woodville dated 1890 showing House and surrounding parkland

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Photocopied extracts from Marple Area Committee minutes from 1992 and 1992 referring to Woodville Elderly Person Homes proposed closure.

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Correspondence, statement and letter of objection with regard to the proposed residential devolpement at Wood Lane, Marple in 1973.
Two letters from Marple U.D.C. advising that they have granted planning permission in outline to G A Lomas & Co.Ltd…

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Three items relating to the destruction of Windlehurst Mill.
a. Black & White Photographs showing damage caused by gale on 22nd February 1908 to Windlehurst Mill, alongside the Macclesfield Canal, High Lane.
b. Handwritten report from High Peak…

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Photocopies of directory entries for Windlehurst Hall :
1. Morris 1864 Marple : Mr LeMare Glue & Size Manufacturer.
2. Slaters Directory 1872 under Private Residents : Mr Samuel LeMare
3. Slaters Directory 1879 under Gentry : Mr Samuel…

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Typed pages with information and details of legal documents wills held at Lichfield Records Office and extracts from old deeds of Lower Hall Mellor relating to wills, indentures in the Marple and Mellor area

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Typed index of wills held at Cheshire Records Office 1492 - 1857 with typed schedule of wills relating to Marple and Glossop area with pencil research information material.
Photocopy of extract fro Brief Summary of Tudor and Stewart Coinage : Ian…

Collection of material relating to Willows School Rambling Club from Frank Mason's records of the rambles and holidays held between 1957 and 1974.

Frank was the science teacher at The Willows School and his Archive includes :
Blue folder with…

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Original copy of school arithmetic excercise book belonging to William Wood at the Unitarian Day School 1865.
Copperplate handwriting with examples of simple addition, subtraction, mixed questions, Psalms and proverbs.

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Two newspaper articles from the Times reporting on six Airmen Killed including the death of Second Cass Aircraftman William Watkin of Mellor.
1. Article reporting the accident to two bombers in which six airmen were killed in a descent in the…
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