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Turner FamilySeated are John and Elizabeth Turner, John was engineer at Shepley Mill. Behind is son Herbert John and young wife, Mary Jane (3rd wife). Herbert was 1st Engineer at the Goyt Mill. Girl is Clara Elizabeth Turner and boy is John Turner who died when he was 18. Provided to Marple Local History Society Archives by Anne Bradbury, daughter of Clara. Click to Read More.Jul 19, 2020
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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


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 591 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 353 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 402 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 927 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 353 times

 

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Willows School Teachers 1953/542608 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 1963-642499 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 Hope2371 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'2356 viewsThe teatotal Ridge Chapel 'Band of Hope' have a day out at Vernon Park, Stockport.
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Brabyns Hall Garden Party2326 viewsThe F. Jones Orchestra play at a Brabyns Hall Garden Party in the 1920s.
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Strines Printwork Day Out2271 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 Mill2263 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 Guard2261 viewsMarple's Home Guard during the Second World War.

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Moorend Sunday School GroupGroup outside Moorend Sunday School, 1970s??
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Great Granny ElliotGreat Granny Elliot stands outside the cash office of Wilds Coal Merchant of Stockport Rd in 1928.
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Jolly Sailor Bowling GreenBowlers on the green behind the Jolly Sailor in late 1920s. The gent centre is "grandad" Pickstock, provided by granddaughter Mrs. Selma Fielding.
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Bikers at The RailwayKen Buxcey, Arthur Clough and Jimmy Hinds on their bikes outside the Railway on Town Street, Marple Bridge. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Great Granny ElliotGt. Granny Elliot again only this time at the rear of Wilds (now C&C Builders Merchant) St James Terrace. Hollins Lane can be seen over the fields in the background.
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Unknown BandAn unknown band on Lower Fold, Marple Bridge.
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Mike CallanThis photo of local man Mike Callan was taken at The Victoria Palace Theater, London, at the 1967 Mr. Universe contest. Mike was up against Arnold Schwarzenegger and came 5th! Mike was born at 2 Chapel Fields and lived on Shirley Avenue as a young lad until he married and moved to Glossop. He trained at a club at the rear of Glengarth which was the hay loft over the stables.
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Ludworth Ladies Hockey TeamLudworth Ladies Hockey Tea, l-r: Marion Chadwick, Emma Livesley, Annie Vessey, Dorothy Chadwick, Nora Livesley, Phyllis Sutcliffe, Marjory Vessey, Mary Openshaw, Nellie Gartside, Edith Marsland. From Marple Local History Society Archives.

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