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Grace and Frank MarsdenGrace and Frank Marsden, landlady of the Oddfellows Arms from 1968. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Sep 16, 2017
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Moor End Sunday SchoolA group of unknown people outside Moor End Sunday School in the 1960s. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Sep 16, 2017
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2ZY Aunties and Uncles1920s 2ZY Manchester BBC Radio Uncles pictured by Marple Bridge photographer W.V. Garner. Provided by Janet Holmes.Aug 31, 2017
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2ZY Aunties and Uncles1920s 2ZY Manchester BBC Radio Aunties and Uncles pictured by Marple Bridge photographer W.V. Garner. Provided by Janet Holmes.Aug 31, 2017
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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


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 403 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 238 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 283 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 812 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 236 times

 

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Willows School Teachers 1953/542190 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 Mill1981 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 1960s1583 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 - 19611546 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 19231443 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 1953/541428 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' School1335 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 Play1277 viewsChildren at play in what could be Roman Lakes or perhaps Marple Dale.

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Robert Salmon (1939 - 2009) - 02Local artist Bob Salmon with some of his works at an SMA Exhibition.
Contributed by the Society of Marple Artists.
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Marple Band 1972Marple Band in 1972, passing the cinema on Stockport Road.
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Burton, Monty 1971Council Chairman, Cllr. Monty Burton and his wife at the Chairman's Civic Reception and Ball at Marple Baths Hall on 29 January 1971. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Marple Firefighters 1988Small fire during demolition of Hollins Mill 1988.
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Memories of Mellor - Part 3Memories of Mellor with Tom Oldham in 1997, filmed by Gordon Mills and Stanley Knott. This is part 3 of 5. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Scouts JamboreeYou can't beat a bit of Gin Gan Gooley!
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Marple Band 1972Marple Band in front of Hollins House in Memorial Park in July 1972. The conductor is Maurice McLean.
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Ludworth Ladies Hockey TeamLudworth Ladies Hockey Team (probably). From Marple Local History Society Archives.

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