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Girl GuidesTwo guides from Marple Bridge, left is Dorothy Harrison, the other unknown. From Marple Local History Society Archives. May 01, 2020
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Mellor WI Golden Jubilee SeatA seat near Manchester Cathedral Home presented by Mellor WI for their Golden Jubilee celebrations in 1965. Councillor Headridge, Mrs E Atherton, Councillors Arnfield and Cooke. From Marple Local History Society Archives. Apr 23, 2020
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Rowbottom, JohnJohn Rowbottom, Mellor Blacksmith, delivering paraffin in a vehicle that might once have been the hearse. From Marple Local History Society Archives. Apr 23, 2020
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Sgt Richard Speakman KIA 15/9/1918A great photo of Sergeant Richard Speakman of Marple, who was killed in action during WWI on 15 September 1918. From Marple Local History Society Archives. Mar 16, 2020
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Morris, Richard 23 December 2019Richard (Rick) Morris, founder of "All Things Nice" on his last day in the cafe / deli he created on Market Street. By Arthur Procter.Jan 02, 2020
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Morris, Richard 23 December 2019Richard (Rick) Morris, founder of "All Things Nice" on his last day in the cafe / deli he created on Market Street. By Arthur Procter.Jan 02, 2020
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Morris, Richard 23 December 2019Richard (Rick) Morris, founder of "All Things Nice" on his last day in the cafe / deli he created on Market Street. By Arthur Procter.Jan 02, 2020
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Morris, Richard 23 December 2019Richard (Rick) Morris, founder of "All Things Nice" on his last day in the cafe / deli he created on Market Street. By Arthur Procter.Jan 02, 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 575 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 348 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 397 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 921 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 345 times

 

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Willows School Teachers 1953/542589 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 1963-642486 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 Hope2362 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'2348 viewsThe teatotal Ridge Chapel 'Band of Hope' have a day out at Vernon Park, Stockport.
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Brabyns Hall Garden Party2316 viewsThe F. Jones Orchestra play at a Brabyns Hall Garden Party in the 1920s.
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Strines Printwork Day Out2262 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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Workers from the Goyt Mill2253 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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Home Guard2249 viewsMarple's Home Guard during the Second World War.

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Ellen Bradshawe-IsherwoodIt looks like Ellen Bradshawe-Isherwood has signed this portrait of herself. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Memories of Mellor - Part 5Memories of Mellor with Tom Oldham in 1997, filmed by Gordon Mills and Stanley Knott. This is part 5 of 5. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Ludworth School 1908Infant pupils at Ludworth School in 1908.
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Hawk Green Cricket Team c1930-40Hawk Green Cricket Team between 1930-40. Arthur Nadin is third from right in middle row.
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Marple Firefighters 1964Harold Higginbottom retires 1964.
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Marple Memories - Part 1Marple Memories with Trixie Gough in 2004, filmed by Gordon Mills. This is part 1 of 4. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Rishworth, JohnJohn Rishworth Senior. Last tenant of Peace Farm and member of all Saints' Choir for 71 years. John was married to Hilda Gibbs in 1927 and his family lived at Brydges Farm after moving from Peace Farm. Provided by son John Rishworth.
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Kirk, SamSam Kirk, left, with another unknown boy scout in the garden of 56 Brindley Avenue in around 1933. Provided by nephew Tom Lord.

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