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Marple Urban District 1937 Coronation cupA cup presented to someone by Marple Urban District Council to commemorate the 1937 coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. 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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Marple Urban District 1937 Coronation cupA cup presented to someone by Marple Urban District Council to commemorate the 1937 coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. 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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Marple Urban District 1937 Coronation cupA cup presented to someone by Marple Urban District Council to commemorate the 1937 coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. 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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Marple 1911 coronation teapotA Marple teapot commemorating the coronation of King George V and Queen Mary in 1911. Purchased on eBay c2010 by Mark Whittaker. Marple Local History Society has one of these in their archives with a matching biscuit barrel. Dec 18, 2023
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Marple 1911 coronation teapotA Marple teapot commemorating the coronation of King George V and Queen Mary in 1911. Purchased on eBay c2010 by Mark Whittaker. Marple Local History Society has one of these in their archives with a matching biscuit barrel. Dec 18, 2023
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Marple 1911 coronation teapotA Marple teapot commemorating the coronation of King George V and Queen Mary in 1911. Purchased on eBay c2010 by Mark Whittaker. Marple Local History Society has one of these in their archives with a matching biscuit barrel. Dec 18, 2023
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Ride of Remembrance 2022Marple's Ride of Remembrance on Sunday 23rd October 2022. By Arthur Procter.Oct 26, 2022
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Ride of Remembrance 2022Marple's Ride of Remembrance on Sunday 23rd October 2022. By Arthur Procter.Oct 26, 2022


Lime Kilns Halloween 2021


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On Friday 29 October Friends of Oldknow's Lime Kilns (FOLK) organised a scary Halloween event down at Marple Lime Kilns. As far as we know everyone survived the Hell Fire Chilli and Maggots served up!

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Platinum Jubilee Street Party 2022


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Marple's Queen's Platinum Jubilee Party held on Friday 3rd June 2022 on Market Street and Derby Way was organised by a group of local volunteers.

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Marple Carnival 2022


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The theme for Marple's 58th Carnival in it's 60th year was "Playtime". It was great to have the carnival back after two years out due to the pandemic and the crowds certainly turned out to celebrate. As always, if you took any good shots on the day, please send them in to be added to this album.

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Mellor Mill Fact and Fun Day 2022


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A Fact and Fun Day at Mellor Mill and Roman Lakes, with guided tours of the Mill, music, food and drink and lots of things for the children to do. A great day raising funds for Mellor Archaeological Trust and Friends of Our Valley too.

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Marple Festival 2022


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The weather was kind to Marple Food and Drink Festival on Saturday 17th September 2022. The event was organised by Councillor Malcolm Allan and former councillor Craig Wright with Kala Walsh of Make It Marple. Well done folks, a great day!

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Rose Hill Station in winter3381 viewsThe severe winter of 1947 brings chaos to the trains at Rose Hill Station - You can just make out the chimney of the Railway pub in the background.
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Queen's visit to Marple 1968 - 092912 viewsThe Queen meets the young people of Marple in May 1968. The young lady between the Queen and the girl guide is Diane Chew. Can you identify any of the others?
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Bowling Green Fire2871 views11th September 2001 - Whilst history on a global scale was being made in New York.
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Hawk Green Reading Rooms2625 viewsLaying of the foundation stones for Hawk Green Reading Rooms in 1906, provided by Mrs. Selma Fielding.
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Crash on Brabyns Brow2617 viewsMultiple crash at the bottom of Brabyns Brow in April 1995.
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All Things Nice / Travelling Gourmet2409 viewsFresh paella cooked in huge pans plus samples from newly opened deli/cafe, cheeses, biscuits, tarts, quiches, olives and ice creams. By A. Procter.
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Ridge Quarry Music Festival2386 viewsHuge crowds enjoy a Music Festival in the Ridge Quarry in the early 1900s, quite likely the same event as in our other picture which is dated 1909.
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Snow in the 1940s2281 viewsSnow in Marple - Windlehurst Rd (Pen Nook) 31 January 1940. From Marple Local History Society Archives.

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T20 Cricket at Hawk GreenMal Loye(?) and Adam Hollioake played in a Michael Vaughan led team of veterans against Hawk Green Cricket Club on Monday 19 August 2013. Photo by Arthur Procter.
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Marple Rose Bud Queen 1928Marple Congregational Chapel Rosebud Queen 1928, Miss Margaret Jarvis. Provided by Dave Watson, who says: My mother, Joan Hope, is at the front on the left, she would have been five.
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Sheep's Revenge?A Sheep Dog looking very sorry for himself after finding the boot on the other foot!
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Marple Locks Festival 2013Ian Bruce sings, by Arthur Procter.
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Boris Johnson visit to Marple Boris Johnson meets Alan the Paint during a flying visit to Marple on Friday 20 March 2015 to support Conservative candidate William Wragg. Photo by Arthur Procter.
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Day 01 - Heartbeat ChorusHeartbeat Chorus at the United Reformed Church. By Arthur Procter.
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Marple Carnival 1989Marple B Band float in the 1989 Carnival Parade. Provided by Ray Noble.
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Day 09 - Amaretti Chamber OrchestraAmaretti Chamber Orchestra at the United Reformed Church. By Arthur Procter.

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