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Bagshawe, ErnestErnest Bagshawe, formerly Carver, provided by grandson Michael Bsgshawe. Ernest was the son of Thomas Carver but on the death of his father-in-law in 1914, Ernest, his wife Alice and their children all changed their family name to Bagshawe.Nov 27, 2018
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Bagshawe, AliceAlice Bagshawe, for a while Carver, provided by grandson Michael Bagshawe. Alice was married to Ernest Carver but on the death of her father in 1914, the whole family changed their family name to Bagshawe.Nov 27, 2018
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Richardson family picnic at Greenclough FarmThe site of the Richardson family picnic at Greenclough Farm Strines taken in 2014. Provided by Graham Meakin for comparison to the family photo taken in the early 1900s.Apr 22, 2018
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Richardson family picnic at Greenclough FarmThe Richardson family picnic taken at Greenclough Farm Strines sometime early 1900s. Provided by Graham Meakin, who says "This photo was recovered from a glass plate some time ago. My grandfather, Joel, is at top left head of the table next to his father Charles, and his brother Thomas to his left." Compare this to the accompanying photo of the same location in 2014.Apr 22, 2018
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Marple Church Brigade Lads c1950This photo of the Church Lads Brigade (CLB) and Junior Training Corps (JTC) was taken in the old Parish Hall on Chadwick St. The company was attached to All Saints' Church. Names we know are added to the comments. Can you help fill the gaps? Provided by Alan McFall.Jan 26, 2018
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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


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 468 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 281 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 331 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 857 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 286 times

 

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Willows School Teachers 1953/542429 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 Mill2134 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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Carver, Hannah, 19031957 viewsAn image of Hannah Carver provided by The Carver Theatre. It was presented to Mrs Carver on 5th December 1903 by members of their Church and Congregation to commemorate 25 years of the Union Rooms (see image of plaque).
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Carver, Hannah, 19031945 viewsPlaque on portrait of Hannah Carver provided by The Carver Theatre: Union Rooms, Marple, 25th Anniversary. To Mrs Thos. Carver as an expression of the esteem for her Christian Character and in appreciation of the sympathetic interest she has always shewn in the work in these Rooms. From the members of the Church & Congregation Dec 5th 1903.
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Ridge Chapel 'Band of Hope'1880 viewsThe teatotal Ridge Chapel 'Band of Hope' have a day out at Vernon Park, Stockport.
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Brabyns Hall Garden Party1834 viewsThe F. Jones Orchestra play at a Brabyns Hall Garden Party in the 1920s.
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Strines Printwork Day Out1816 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 Guard1783 viewsMarple's Home Guard during the Second World War.

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Scouts at Cobden EdgeScouts at Cobden Edge in the 1920s. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Harold E Shaw ButcherButcher Harold E Shaw of Marple Bridge with a pony and trap around the back of his shop on Town Street. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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All Saints' SchoolA group thought to be from All Saints' School. Front row third from left is believed to be Ruth Wood.
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Ardern / Harrop FamilyAn unknown lady from the Ardern family album in Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Hyde, FredFred Hyde on his last day outside his shop on Town Street, Marple Bridge, apparently taken by the grocer "over the road" according to brother Derek Hyde. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Sid Procter 1987Sid Procter photographed by son Arthur inside his shop on Market Street, shortly before retiring in 1987.
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North Derbyshire Choral Union c1928The North Derbyshire Choral Union about 1928, under the baton of Hamilton Harris. Photo taken in Memorial Park after they had won a shield at the Buxton Music Festival. The background of this photo would be dominated by the library today. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Craven, Mellor HallA gentleman called Craven, owner of Mellor Hall in 1900s. From Marple Local History Society Archives.

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