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All Saints' Church GraveyardAll Saints' Church Graveyard from the rear - it looks like they had been planting trees and shrubs. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Mar 25, 2021
Marple Bridge Congregational SchoolA ceremony for the laying of the foundation stones at the new Marple Bridge Congregational School. It was opened in October 1906, so this a bit earlier. Provided by Janet Holmes.Feb 08, 2021
Trinity Methodist Church GroupA group of people at the Trinity Methodist Church. From Marple Local History Society Archives.Mar 26, 2020
Alms HousesA hand-coloured postcard of the Alms Houses on Church Lane. Provided by Janet Holmes.Dec 30, 2018
All Saints' ChurchA classic view of the old church at All Saints', provided by Janet Holmes.Dec 23, 2017
St. Mary's ChurchThe interior of St. Mary's Church, Marple Bridge. Provided by Janet Holmes.Dec 23, 2017
Campanologists at work in All Saints'Campanologists Pamela Andrew and Peter Nicholson at work in the All Saints' tower.Nov 05, 2017
Rudhall Bells in All Saints' Old ChurchThe Rudhall bells in All Saints' Church, provided by Pamela Andrew.Nov 05, 2017

All Saints', Marple.


The first recorded service at All Saints’ was in 1588, when the population of Marple stood at 160. A Georgian Chapel was built in 1811 and in 1880 the current Victorian Church was built alongside. In 1964 the derelict Georgian Chapel was demolished but the old church tower was retained to house the bells and is still used today.

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Saint Martin's, Low Marple


Saint Martin's Church on Brabyns Brow, Low Marple was built by the Hudson family in 1869/70. The first church on this site was a temporary iron shed built in 1867 and the new church designed by John Dando Sedding was a striking contrast embracing the Arts and Craft Movement started by William Morris.

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Saint Paul's, Compstall


Saint Paul's Church in Compstall was built by the Andrews family between 1839 and 1841 at a cost of £2,000. After the loss in 1905 of its Vicar of 48 years, Rev W.H. Hopkins, the church was extensively renovated and extended.

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Methodist Churches


Methodist Churches of Marple and District, present and past. Including Marple Methodist Church on Church Lane, Ridge Methodist Church and Trinity Methodist Church, formerly on Market Street.

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Congregational Churches


This album features the Congregational Churches of Marple Bridge and Marple. The latter, on Hibbert Lane, now being the United Reformed Church.

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Other Churches


This album covers other Marple and District Churches that do not currently have enough photos to merit their own album. It includes St. Mary's, Marple Bridge, Holy Spirit, Marple, the Evangelical Church on Queen Street, Kingdom Hall and one or two others. If more pictures become available separate albums will be created.

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Marple Bridge Congregational Church.2710 viewsMarple Bridge Congregational Church.
Marple Bridge Congregational Church & Hall2689 viewsMarple Bridge Congregational Church and Hall.
United Reformed Church2104 viewsThe United Reformed Church on Hibbert Lane before dry rot claimed its steeple.
Kingdom Hall1716 viewsKingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, from Marple Local History Society Archives.
Jubilee Methodist Church876 viewsThe Jubilee Primitive Methodist Chapel, Compstall.
Marple Bridge Congregational Church & Hall867 viewsThe Congregational Church & Hall on Hollins Lane, Marple Bridge.
St. Mary's Church809 viewsThe interior of St. Mary's Church, Marple Bridge.
Saint Paul's Church753 viewsA leafy view of St. Paul's Church, Compstall.

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Saint Paul's ChurchSt. Paul's Church, Compstall.
St. Mary's ChurchThe interior of St. Mary's Church, Marple Bridge.
Holy Spirit RC Church InteriorInside the Holy Spirit RC Church on 25 February 1995 to celebrate Father Neary's 25th Anniversary Mass. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
Saint Martin's ChurchA shot of the entrance to St. Martin's Church, Low Marple.
All Saints' Church PlanA plan showing the outline of the very first church at All Saints' within the envelope of the old Georgian church. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
Saint Martin's ChurchSt. Martin's Church, Low Marple, built by the Hudson family and now Grade II* listed.
All Saints' New Church InteriorThe interior of All Saints' New Church.
Plans to expand All Saints' Old ChurchA drawing of the proposed interior of All Saints' produced in 1874, before it was realised that the foundations were not up to it. From Marple Local History Society Archives.

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