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Macnair, Frank Gordon c1945Dr Frank Macnair was a GP, between about about 1932 and 1947, based at Charlecote, on Church Lane and later in Winnington Road. He was also Medical Officer for the Marple Orthopaedic Hospital and worked part time at Stockport Infirmary. Provided by son Andrew. See comments for more information.Apr 02, 2021
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Macnair, Frank Gordon c1935Dr Frank Macnair with children at Marple Orthopaedic Hospital in c1935, where he was Medical Officer. Provided by son Andrew Macnair, see comments for more information.Apr 02, 2021
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Hodgkinson, SamuelSamuel Hodgkinson, one of the original owners of Hollins Mill. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Mar 21, 2021
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Hodgkinson, SamuelSamuel Hodgkinson, one of the original owners of Hollins Mill. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Mar 21, 2021
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Hodgkinson, AdelaideAdelaide Hodgkinson, wife of Samuel, one of the original owners of Hollins Mill. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Mar 21, 2021
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Lodge, OscarOscar Lodge used to interpret people’s character from their handwriting. He did this for various charities and ‘good causes’ like the Carver Playhouse, but didn’t always dress up - in my mother’s 1930s dressing gown back to front! In this picture he’s at a garden party in aid of the Carver in the Headridges’ garden at the end of Dale Road overlooking the deep valley of the Goyt towards the viaduct. Provided by son Ken Lodge.Dec 23, 2020
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Marple Dramatic Junior Club 1934Marple Dramatic Junior Club "Tangles of Lollipop Land" Christmas 1934, provided by Dave Watson. Dave's mother, Joan Hope, is third from the right at the front (with another girl's hands on her shoulders). See comment for more information about the Hope family.Oct 22, 2020
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Bradley, Wilfred and LilyWilfred Bradley and Lily Wisdom who married in 1927. Wilfred lived on Joseph Street, Marple with his parents, George and Mary Bradley. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Oct 21, 2020


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 638 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 377 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
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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 945 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 379 times

 

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Willows School Teachers 1953/542711 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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Bowling Competition 1963-642574 viewsCouncil Chairman in 1963-64 J. H. Grimshaw (with the chain) and his council team were defeated in a competition with Memorial Park Bowling Club. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Marple Ridge Band of Hope2419 viewsMarple Ridge Band of Hope on a visit to Alderley Edge on 19 June 1909. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Ridge Chapel 'Band of Hope'2400 viewsThe teatotal Ridge Chapel 'Band of Hope' have a day out at Vernon Park, Stockport.
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Brabyns Hall Garden Party2378 viewsThe F. Jones Orchestra play at a Brabyns Hall Garden Party in the 1920s.
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Workers from the Goyt Mill2329 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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Strines Printwork Day Out2319 viewsA photo believed to be of the Strines Print Workers day out, provided by Ray Noble. That's his grandad Herbert Green second row from front, second from left. Dated October 1929.
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Home Guard2303 viewsMarple's Home Guard during the Second World War.

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Pear Tree FarmPeople at Pear Tree Farm, Ludworth, Marple Bridge. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Daley, Philip 1966Mr Philip Daley, President of the Marple Community Centre Association and regional organiser for Oxfam from a feature in Cheshire Life May 1966. Marple Local History Society Archives.
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High Lane SchoolPupils of High Lane School in 1924.
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Marple BandWhat category to put this in! Marple Band playing outside the Pineapple Inn on Market Street around 1900.
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St Mary's RC SchoolSome confusion about which school this is but most likely St Mary's RC. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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St. Mary's RC SchoolSchool children and teachers at St. Mary's RC School in Marple Bridge. The teacher to the right is Mary Cosseau. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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All Saints' School Then and Now 1949Pupils at All Saints' School in 1949, aged 10. Click image for a larger version.
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Marple Boy ScoutsMarple Boy Scouts.

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