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Plevin, Heather Rhode HousesHeather Plevin behind the counter in the shop she ran with husband Charles at Rhode Houses in Hawk Green. Provided by Great Nephew David Myers.Jul 12, 2019
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Albert Schools c1927 - 30Pupils at Albert Schools circa 1927 - 1930. Back row 2nd from left Maurice Chew. Back row 2nd from right though to be Billy Harrop (greengrocer on corner of Market St and Derby Way). Front row 2nd from right thought to be named Murdoch. Provided by Diane Chew to Marple Local History Society Archives.Apr 20, 2019
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Albert Schools PantoA Pantomime photo thought to be taken in the Albert Schools pre-WWII. Provided by Diane Chew to Marple Local History Society Archives.Apr 20, 2019
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Albert Schools PantoA Pantomime photo thought to be taken in the Albert Schools pre-WWII. Provided by Diane Chew to Marple Local History Society Archives.Apr 20, 2019
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St. Thomas's Garden Party 1909A group of ladies at a garden party at St. Thomas's on 7 August 1909. Is that Mellor or High Lane? Provided by Janet Holmes.Dec 25, 2018
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Strines May QueenA Strines May Queen event, date unknown. Provided by Janet Holmes.Dec 25, 2018
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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


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 547 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 331 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 380 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 906 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 327 times

 

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Willows School Teachers 1953/542495 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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Ridge Chapel 'Band of Hope'2205 viewsThe teatotal Ridge Chapel 'Band of Hope' have a day out at Vernon Park, Stockport.
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Workers from the Goyt Mill2193 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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Brabyns Hall Garden Party2169 viewsThe F. Jones Orchestra play at a Brabyns Hall Garden Party in the 1920s.
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Strines Printwork Day Out2141 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 Guard2135 viewsMarple's Home Guard during the Second World War.
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Bowling Competition 1963-642061 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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Carver, Hannah, 19031997 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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Marple Lacrosse 1st Team 1923-24Marple Lacrosse 1st Team in 1923-24 season.
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Marple Bowling ClubThe Bowling Club (probably Marple Liberal Club) one man is holding a Brabyns Military Hospital collecting box which dates it to 1914-18.
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Shallcross and HambletonThree gents with fine moustaches (L-R) Samuel Shallcross, Unknown, Obediah Hambleton. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Jinks familyLeft to right, Hilda Jinks with Don, Great Grandma Ashworth and Esther Jinks at Top Lock. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Swindells, JosephJoseph Swindells of Compstall is the draughtsman 3rd from right (at rear) of this photo taken in Reddish, Stockport. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Marple Firefighters 1966Outside Council Offices.
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All Saints' School 1900Staff at All Saints' School in 1900: Miss Lomas, Miss Lomas, Miss Dobson, Miss Edwards, Miss Dickson, Mrs Leigh, Mr Leigh (headmaster), Miss Bridge, Miss Kelsall. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Marple BandHarry Mycock watching Marple Band on Lock Side with Brian Arden leading them c1965. Others in the picture include Ray Noble, Phil Woodhouse, Charley and Colin Ingham.

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