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Wilson, Mr & MrsThe Wilsons behind the bar of "The Log Cabin" (Moorfield) from Marple Local History Society Archives.Nov 19, 2017
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Samuel OldknowA photograph of Samuel Oldknow's portrait in Marple Library.Nov 04, 2017
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Grace and Frank MarsdenFrank and Grace Marsden, landlord and landlady of the Oddfellows Arms from 1968. The pennies were collected for the Cripples Help Society. The customer on the right is Frank Wilson- his job being to knock over the pile which was collected in a sheet in front of the bar and then counted. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Sep 16, 2017
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Moor End Sunday SchoolA group of unknown people outside Moor End Sunday School in the 1960s. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Sep 16, 2017
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2ZY Aunties and Uncles1920s 2ZY Manchester BBC Radio Uncles pictured by Marple Bridge photographer W.V. Garner. Provided by Janet Holmes.Aug 31, 2017
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2ZY Aunties and Uncles1920s 2ZY Manchester BBC Radio Aunties and Uncles pictured by Marple Bridge photographer W.V. Garner. Provided by Janet Holmes.Aug 31, 2017
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Vernon Noble and Jimmy ChadburnBiographer and broadcaster Vernon Noble with new landlord of the Devonshire Jimmy Chadburn c1972. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Nov 25, 2016
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Kenneth TurnerKenneth Turner was the Council's Clerk in 1972, pictured here at the front of Hollins House. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Nov 25, 2016


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 407 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 242 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
Album viewed 288 times

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 816 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 241 times

 

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Willows School Teachers 1953/542210 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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Workers from the Goyt Mill1995 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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Willows School Pupils 1960s1601 viewsWillows School pupils dancing in the 1960s, taken by Jim Graves. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Willows School Pupils 1960 - 19611561 viewsA fantastic shot of the Willows class of '60-61. So good we've included a larger version - just click on the picture to see it.
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Compstall Council School 19231453 viewsL to R (Back Row): George Chatterton, Sam Waters, Clifford Tym, Neville Wood, Eddie Hibbs, Cyril Cooper, Laurence Wooller, Harold Froggatt, Albert Hibbs.
(Middle Row): Freda Ramsden, Gladys Cheetham, Ivy Green, Phyllis Bates, Gladys Booth, Edith Brooks, Alma Wild, Fred Cooper.
(Front Row): Winnie Owen, Annie Wooller, Annie Bradshaw, Esther Chatterton, Edna Pickford, Alice Hadfield, George Higginbotham, Norman Wooller, Gordon Knowles.
The formidable teacher on the right was Mrs Hinchcliffe.
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Willows School Football Team 1953/541440 viewsThe Willows School Football Team in 1953/54 season.
L-R (back) Barry Wilson, Jeff Barns, unknown, Anthony Peel, Ray Noble.
(middle) Brian Noble, Don Pendlebury, Brian Fleet, John Berry.
(front) Colin Barfoot, Brian Tyson.
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All Saints' School1349 viewsAn excellent previously unseen picture of All Saints' School on Church Lane taken from within the shadow of the Ring o' Bells pub. Some time after 1902 as the old school building has gone.
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Children at Play1287 viewsChildren at play in what could be Roman Lakes or perhaps Marple Dale.

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Ryan HeywoodRyan Heywood (centre), eldest grandson of Ray Noble, Trooping the Colour at Buckingham Palace.
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Marple FiremenMarple Firemen in the 1940s.
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Whitfield, EdwinChauffeur Edwin Whitfield around 1902. It is thought that the two ladies could be Misses Sidebotham, who he worked for. It was also thought that the location could be Beamsmoor on Hibbert Lane, which they owned. It was demolished in 1980/81 but former neighbours have advised that this is not it. Provided by grandson Derek Whitfield.
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Rowbotton, JohnJohn Rowbottom, village Blacksmith at Moor End. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Welfare - Staff c1949Health visitors and volunteer staff from a school project on Child Welfare and Youth Work, written by K. Taylor in 1949.
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Fielding, Frank, Hawk Green 1932Frank Fielding on his bike aged 10 years at Hawk Green in 1932. provided by his widow Mrs. Selma Fielding.
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Coronation KidsMore children in their Sunday best on Marple's streets, again the coronation of George V in 1911 is a good bet.
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Marple Pensioners' ChoirMarple Pensioners' Choir, founded in October 1952.

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