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Marple BridgeA great photo of Marple Bridge after widening of the bridge in the early 1930s. Donated by Mary Moore to Marple Local History Society Archives.Apr 28, 2024
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Marple Bridge souvenir cupA souvenir cup commemorating New Year in Marple Bridge. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Dec 18, 2023
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Marple Bridge souvenir cupA souvenir cup commemorating New Year in Marple Bridge. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Dec 18, 2023
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Marple Bridge china eggA souvenir china egg commemorating Marple Bridge. Purchased on eBay c2010 by Mark Whittaker and donated to Marple Local History Society Archives in December 2023.Dec 18, 2023
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Bennett, ElizaBelieved to be a very early image of Eliza Bennett b.1848 with unknown gentleman from a tin picture provided by Martin Cross via Marple Local History Society Archives.Dec 11, 2022
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Bennett, ElizaBelieved to be a very early image of Eliza Bennett b.1848 from a tin picture provided by Martin Cross via Marple Local History Society Archives.Dec 11, 2022
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Bennett, ElizaEliza, b1848. Eliza was the widow of Thomas Wood Bennett and lived at Holly Vale Farm. Provided by Martin Cross via Marple Local History Society Archives.Dec 11, 2022
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Holly Vale FarmEliza Bennett at Holly Vale Farm with an unknown young girl. Provided by Martin Cross via Marple Local History Society Archives. Sep 29, 2022


Marple Bridge


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This album features Marple Bridge and the Weir and Corn Mill once known as Flowerdew Mill, as well as many other photographs of the general Marple Bridge area, including Lower Fold, Low Lea Road and Glossop Road.

181 files, last one added on Apr 28, 2024
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Town Street


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This album focuses on Town Street, the main shopping area of Marple Bridge and now central to the Marple Bridge Conservation Area. It includes a series of pictures that chart the dramatic collapse and eventual repair of Town Street after it fell into the river in 1991.

118 files, last one added on May 01, 2020
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Mill Brow


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This album features the tiny hamlet of Mill Brow, Marple Bridge, which now centres around the local pub the Hare and Hounds.

31 files, last one added on Dec 11, 2022
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Horseshoe Inn3198 viewsThe Horseshoe Inn and Lower Fold, Marple Bridge.
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Lower Fold2978 viewsLower Fold, Marple Bridge, from a 1960s postcard.
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Cruck Barn2742 viewsThe old Cruck Barn at Mill Brow, Marple Bridge.
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Lower Fold2514 viewsLower Fold, Marple Bridge, in quieter times. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Low Lea Road2390 viewsA view looking down Low Lea Road, Marple Bridge, taken in 1959.
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Marple Bridge2246 viewsA handcoloured shot of Marple Bridge from a Souvenir of Marple Booklet.
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Heys Farm2005 viewsHeys Farm, Marple Bridge, in the area between Glossop Road, Ley Lane and Constable Drive.
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Castle Brow1919 viewsA newspaper cutting showing the widening of Compstall Road, between Marple Bridge and the Windsor Castle, date unknown.

Random files - Marple Bridge
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Forge Bank Mill c1997Forge Bank Mill after restoration in the late 1990s. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Town StreetA view looking down Town Street, Marple Bridge. The black and white building is the Royal Scot, originally called the Railway.
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Hare and HoundsThe Hare and Hounds at Mill Brow.
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Town Street Building Work 1993Building on Town Street - construction underway. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Marple Bridge MultiviewA Marple Bridge and Mellor multiview postcard provided by Janet Holmes.
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Town Street: Horse Shoe PubA great view of the Horse Shoe Pub from Town Street, Marple Bridge. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Lane EndsLane Ends, Marple Bridge in winter, provided by Janet Holmes.
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Low Lea RoadLooking back down Low Lea Road towards Town Street, Marple Bridge.

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