Marple Local History Society

Marple, Marple Bridge, Mellor, Compstall, Strines, Hawk Green, Rose Hill, High Lane.

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Emmeline Pankhurst statue unveiled in Manchester 14th December 2018

Season 2020 - 2021

Due to Covid-19 all talks were cancelled but this is what we had planned!
  • 21st September:  Andy Smith - Living & Working in Antarctica.
  • 19th October: Gervase Phillips -  The American Civil War, Lancashire and the Cotton Famine.
  • 16th November: Andrew Simcock - The story of the Pankhurst Statue.
  • 14th December (2nd Mon.): Craig Wright - A History of Rose Hill Station.
  • 18th January:  Judith Wilshaw  -  Brabyns Park.
  • 15th February: David Kitching - Norbury Colliery.
  • 15th March:  Stephen Caunce - Men Difficult to Lead and Impossible to Drive.
  • 19thApril:  AGM &  Ted Hancock - Queen Victoria’s visit to Sheffield in 1897.