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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


Swimwear Fashion Event 2008


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On Saturday 28th June 2008 Bare Necessities of Market Street held a Swimwear Fashion Event on the Precinct in support of the Find a Cure for Martha Campaign. The event was opened by Martha herself and these photos were kindly provided by Arthur Procter.

12 files, last one added on Jul 04, 2008
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Romiley Young Farmers Show 2008


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After being cancelled in 2007 due to the relentless rain it was good to see the Romiley Young Farmer's Show back in business for 2008, even if the weather wasn't too favourable again! If you have any photos to help illustrate the many facets of this great event, just let us know.

28 files, last one added on Jul 27, 2008
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French Boules Tournament 2008


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On Saturday 30 August 2008 the Friends of Marple Memorial Park held a fun French Boules Tournament to celebrate the construction of a new boules court in the Park. There was a great turnout and very enjoyable afternoon was had by everyone who joined in.

24 files, last one added on Aug 31, 2008
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Marple 10k Trail Run


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The Marple 10k Trial Run began in 2007 and has been held each year since. The event is organised by Marple Fire Fighters to raise funds for the Firefighters Charity and is sponosored by the Ring o' Bells Pub. Photos from the 2008 and 2010 events are currently featured in this album. If you have more, please send them in.

24 files, last one added on Sep 17, 2010
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Food & Drink Festival 2008


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Marple's second Food and Drink Festival was held on Saturday 20th September, and what a great day it was, blessed by superb sunshine.

101 files, last one added on Oct 07, 2008
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Marple Christmas Cracker 2008


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A gallery of photos from Marple's second Christmas Cracker Event on 6th December 2008, including pictures of the entries in the Best Dressed Shop Window competition.

42 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2008
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Winter Wonderland 2008


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Photos from Marple Bridge Winter Wonderland held on 6th December 2008. We could do with a few more so if you have any please get in touch.

5 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2008
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Marple Carnival 2009


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Another wet Carnival on 20th June 2009 but it looks like everyone enjoyed themselves again despite the weather! If you have any good photos of the day that you would like to add here please get in touch.

72 files, last one added on Aug 20, 2009
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Rose Hill Station in winter3380 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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Filming on Market StreetFilming of an advert on Market Street in December 2014. By Arthur Procter.
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Marple Carnival 2014Carnival Parade, by Arthur Procter.
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Marple Festival 2018Tombola prizes at Marple Festival, by Arthur Procter.
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Festival Prize GivingFestival Art Prize Giving in Marple Library on 26 November 2011. By Arthur Procter.
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Marple Carnival 2012Geri's dress, by Rick Wood.
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St Martin's Christmas Tree FestivalChristmas Tree Festival at St Martin's Church on 1 December. By Arthur Procter.
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Chadkirk Festival 2012Chadkirk Festival on Sunday 29 July 2012 by Arthur Procter.
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Winter 2009/10Lockside in the winter of 2009/10.
By Alan Maxted.

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