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Bowdens at Marple CarnivalBowden's Coal Merchant horses prepared for the big day. L to R. Judd ? Punch (the horse), Sam Bowden Jnr., Gilbert (the horse), Sam Bowden Snr., Ronald Bowden.
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Carnival GatheringGathering (probably carnival) outside Peace Farm, Stockport Road. (now the site of Texaco petrol station).
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Carnival HorsesHorses prepared for Marple Carnival, date unknown.
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Marple CarnivalMarple Carnival passes the entrance to Memorial Park, date unknown.
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Marple CarnivalMarple Carnival on Stockport Road, date unknown.
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Marple CarnivalMarple Carnival passes Hollins Mill, date unknown.
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Marple Carnival 1900sA horse and carriage waiting on the corner of Lyme Grove, we think to join a Marple Carnival parade in the early 1900s.
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Marple Carnival 1900sBrown's Social Wheeler queue on Willow Grove, we think waiting to join a Marple Carnival parade in the early 1900s. Those odd things on the front of the bikes are feathers blurred by the long exposure.
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Marple Carnival 1905A picture from Marple Carnival in June 1905. Bill Arden is on the smaller horse.
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Marple Carnival 1906Crowds gather at the corner of Market Street and Stockport Road during Marple Carnival in 1906.
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Marple Carnival 1906Marple Carnival in 1906. The girls are in a field that is now the site of the council houses by the Vet on Hibbert Lane.
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Marple Carnival 1920sThe Marple Carnival Parade passes the ivy covered frontage of Hollins Mill in the 1920s.
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