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Vernon Noble and Jimmy ChadburnBiographer and broadcaster Vernon Noble with new landlord of the Devonshire Jimmy Chadburn c1972. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Nov 25, 2016
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Kenneth TurnerKenneth Turner was the Council's Clerk in 1972, pictured here at the front of Hollins House. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Nov 25, 2016
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Hugh FletcherPictured here at Marple Lime Kilns, Hugh Fletcher was a retired railway foreman and a member of Marple Antiquarian Society. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Nov 25, 2016
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Dr W. F. BeechSecretary of the Marple Ratepayers Association, Dr W F Beech at the site of Marple Hall in 1972. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Nov 25, 2016
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Bob AustinBob Austin, seen here in 1972, was a local store owner in High Lane who wanted to keep the village in Cheshire. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Nov 25, 2016
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Hawk Green Cricket PavilionL-R: Annie Nuttall, Freda Waterhouse, Rose Nuttall, Jack Kerfoot and Len Loach at Hawk Green Cricket Pavilion in 1950. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Jul 17, 2016
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Matilda (Ena) SharplesYes, that's what's written on the back. Ena Sharples of Stone Row. From Marple Local History Society Archives. See comment below from Jean Bellis, who recognised this as her grandmother Matilda.Jul 17, 2016
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Rose Hill AFC 1952Rose Hill AFC with the Stockport Senior Cup (Haslam Cup) in around 1952 provided by Kevin Moors.
See comments for names.
Mar 19, 2016


Artist Robert Salmon (1939 - 2009)


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The late Robert Salmon was a local professional artist and a member of the Society of Marple Artists for over 30 years. He won so many Pro Loco titles that he was once crowned "Pro Loco Supremo!" This album is a small tribute to Bob on behalf of SMA and his family.

14 files, last one added on Mar 12, 2010
Album viewed 392 times

Memories of Mellor with Tom Oldham


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A Marple Local History Society video of Tom Oldham talking in 1997 about his memories of Mellor, where he was born in 1910. Filmed by Gordon Mills and Stanley Knott, it was converted from VHS video to digital format by Mark Whittaker in January 2011. The video is divided into 5 segments for ease of viewing.

6 files, last one added on Jan 29, 2011
Album viewed 229 times

Memories of Marple with Barbara Hambleton


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A Marple Local History Society video of Barbara Hambleton talking in 1996 about her memories of Marple and Marple Bridge, where she lived for 60 years. Filmed by Gordon Mills it was converted from VHS video to digital format by Mark Whittaker in March 2011. The video is divided into 3 segments for ease of viewing.

4 files, last one added on Mar 20, 2011
Album viewed 278 times

Memories of Marple with Fred Winterbottom


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A Marple Local History Society video of Fred Winterbottom talking in 1996 about his early memories of Marple and the surrounding areas. Filmed by Gordon Mills it was converted from VHS video to digital format by Mark Whittaker in November 2011. The video is divided into 6 segments for ease of viewing.

7 files, last one added on Nov 06, 2011
Album viewed 805 times

Memories of Marple with Trixie Gough


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A Marple Local History Society video of Trixie Gough talking in 2004 about her early memories of Marple and the surrounding areas. Filmed by Gordon Mills it was converted from VHS video to digital format by Mark Whittaker in November 2011. The video is divided into 4 segments for ease of viewing.

5 files, last one added on Nov 27, 2011
Album viewed 230 times

 

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Willows School Teachers 1953/542167 viewsWillows School teachers in 1953/54.
L-R (Back) Mr. Robinson, Mr. Trevor (Taffy) Williams, Mr. Percy Jackson, Mr. (Daddy) Hayes.
(Front) Mrs. Greenwood (School Secretary), Mrs. Hulker, Mrs. J. Booth, Headmaster Mr Reginald Stanton (Korky) Edwards, 2 unknowns & Mrs Bloomfield.
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Workers from the Goyt Mill1959 viewsWorkers from the Goyt Mill in 1956 L to R: Dorothy Chatterton, Maureen Coffey, Graham Hurst, Pat Cross, Beryl Noble (nee Jodrell).
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Willows School Pupils 1960s1562 viewsWillows School pupils dancing in the 1960s, taken by Jim Graves. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Willows School Pupils 1960 - 19611527 viewsA fantastic shot of the Willows class of '60-61. So good we've included a larger version - just click on the picture to see it.
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Compstall Council School 19231423 viewsL to R (Back Row): George Chatterton, Sam Waters, Clifford Tym, Neville Wood, Eddie Hibbs, Cyril Cooper, Laurence Wooller, Harold Froggatt, Albert Hibbs.
(Middle Row): Freda Ramsden, Gladys Cheetham, Ivy Green, Phyllis Bates, Gladys Booth, Edith Brooks, Alma Wild, Fred Cooper.
(Front Row): Winnie Owen, Annie Wooller, Annie Bradshaw, Esther Chatterton, Edna Pickford, Alice Hadfield, George Higginbotham, Norman Wooller, Gordon Knowles.
The formidable teacher on the right was Mrs Hinchcliffe.
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Willows School Football Team 1953/541413 viewsThe Willows School Football Team in 1953/54 season.
L-R (back) Barry Wilson, Jeff Barns, unknown, Anthony Peel, Ray Noble.
(middle) Brian Noble, Don Pendlebury, Brian Fleet, John Berry.
(front) Colin Barfoot, Brian Tyson.
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All Saints' School1318 viewsAn excellent previously unseen picture of All Saints' School on Church Lane taken from within the shadow of the Ring o' Bells pub. Some time after 1902 as the old school building has gone.
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Children at Play1263 viewsChildren at play in what could be Roman Lakes or perhaps Marple Dale.

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All Saints' School Then and Now 1949Pupils at All Saints' School in 1949, aged 10. Click image for a larger version.
Compare to the 1999 version.
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All Saints' School 1914Boys from All Saints' School in 1914.
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Ardern / Harrop FamilyAn unknown war-time nurse from the Ardern family album in Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Marple Firefighters 1998Recruitment campaign 1998. Tony Hurley, Steve Hankey, Andy Cook, Jon Bintliff, Rob Gall & Peter Clarke
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Ardern, WilliamNot labelled but recognisably William Ardern from the 1916 family shot, who clearly survived the war to become a pirate. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Phyllis Ardern (nee Harrop)Phyllis Ardern (nee Harrop) riding her bike on Strines Road. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Ardern / Harrop FamilyA battered war-time photo from the Ardern family album in Marple Local History Society Archives. All it says on the back is "to Dad, with love from Billie".
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Sid Procter 1987Sid Procter photographed by son Arthur inside his shop. H M Procter & son was been at 8-10 Market Street for 54 years, Starting in 1933.

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