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Field Family (Marple Farm Colony) c1919Walter Henry Field - Manager at Marple Dale Farm Training Colony (born 1868) and Sarah Ellen Field (nee Henshall) - his wife (born 1867). Provided by great-grandson Simon Campbell.Sep 13, 2019
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Field Family (Marple Farm Colony)Walter Henry Field - Manager at Marple Dale Farm Training Colony (born 1868) and Sarah Ellen Field (nee Henshall) - his wife (born 1867). Provided by great-grandson Simon Campbell.Sep 13, 2019
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Field Family (Marple Farm Colony) c1919A second Field family photo provided by Simon Campbell, grandson of Eunice Field, the young girl in this image. See comments for more names and details.Sep 13, 2019
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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


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 554 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 335 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 385 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 910 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 331 times

 

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Willows School Teachers 1953/542522 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'2245 viewsThe teatotal Ridge Chapel 'Band of Hope' have a day out at Vernon Park, Stockport.
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Brabyns Hall Garden Party2211 viewsThe F. Jones Orchestra play at a Brabyns Hall Garden Party in the 1920s.
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Workers from the Goyt Mill2205 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 Out2174 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 Guard2167 viewsMarple's Home Guard during the Second World War.
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Bowling Competition 1963-642150 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 Hope2023 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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St. Martin's School c1929This photo of pupils at St. Martin's School dates from around 1929 - 30 and was provided by Susan Slingsby (nee Tucker). Unfortunately the only name we know at present is Sue's dad, Arthur Tucker, seated 2nd from right on front row.
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Mellor Cricket Club 1910Mellor Cricket Team in 1910. The chap in the jacket is R. Morton. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Ludworth School 1908Ludworth School, Marple Bridge, in 1908.
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Painting by Robert Salmon (1939 - 2009)A painting by local artist Bob Salmon.
Contributed by the Society of Marple Artists.
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Albert Schools 1968Albert Schools in 1968, 100 years old. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Ardern / Harrop FamilyAn unknown gentleman from the Ardern family album in Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Marple Firefighters 1990sRTA early 90s. George Ford, Bill Ardern & Ken Rowbottom.
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Marple Boys Brigade on ParadeMarple Boys Brigade on Parade going past the corner of Market Street, probably c1955. Leslie Atkinson is blowing the cornet. Provided by Hilary Atkinson.

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