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Harrop, Stanley Group PhotoAn unknown group of men except for Stanley Harrop of Mellor, 5th from left on the back row. Possibly a WWI recruitment photo. Provided by Joan Combey via Marple Local History Society Archives.Aug 24, 2021
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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


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 653 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 381 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.

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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 948 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 382 times

 

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Willows School Teachers 1953/542757 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 1963-642608 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 Hope2441 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'2421 viewsThe teatotal Ridge Chapel 'Band of Hope' have a day out at Vernon Park, Stockport.
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Brabyns Hall Garden Party2397 viewsThe F. Jones Orchestra play at a Brabyns Hall Garden Party in the 1920s.
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Workers from the Goyt Mill2368 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 Out2338 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 Guard2325 viewsMarple's Home Guard during the Second World War.

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Mellor School c1920sMellor School at the time Mrs Barlett was head. Refer to comments for names of girls. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Marple Station Ambulance ClassMarple Station Ambulance Class in 1910. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Marple FiremenMarple Fireman in the 1950s.
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Taking Tea on Low Lea RoadFour lovely ladies stop for tea on Low Lea Road on the way to Marple's Roman Lakes.
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Field Family (Marple Farm Colony) c1919Until 09/2019 the people in this image were unknown. We now have information from Simon Campbell, the grandson of Eunice Field, the young girl in the photo. See comments for more detail and other photos provided by Simon.
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Rule Britannia!Probably outside the Trinity Church on Market Street and probably a celebration of the end of WWI in 1918. Young boy far left is Wilfred Bradley and the girl far right is Edith Bradley.
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Shallcross, SamuelSamuel Shallcross proudly displays his South African War Medal with 5 bars.
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Marple Firefighters 1969George Edwards & Bill Bradbury get their long service medals 1969.

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