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All Saints' ChurchA classic view of the old church at All Saints', provided by Janet Holmes.Dec 23, 2017
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St. Mary's ChurchThe interior of St. Mary's Church, Marple Bridge. Provided by Janet Holmes.Dec 23, 2017
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Campanologists at work in All Saints'Campanologists Pamela Andrew and Peter Nicholson at work in the All Saints' tower.Nov 05, 2017
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Rudhall Bells in All Saints' Old ChurchThe Rudhall bells in All Saints' Church, provided by Pamela Andrew.Nov 05, 2017
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Rudhall Bells in All Saints' Old ChurchThe Rudhall bells in All Saints' Church, provided by Pamela Andrew.Nov 05, 2017
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Rudhall Bells in All Saints' Old ChurchThe Rudhall bells in All Saints' Church, provided by Pamela Andrew.Nov 05, 2017
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All Saints' ChurchAll Saints' Church and Coach House, provided by Janet Holmes.Aug 31, 2017
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All Saints' VicarageThe Vicarage at All Saints', provided by Janet Holmes.Aug 08, 2016


All Saints', Marple.


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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.1674 viewsMarple Bridge Congregational Church.
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United Reform Church1249 viewsThe United Reform Church on Hibbert Lane before dry rot claimed its steeple.
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Kingdom Hall993 viewsKingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, from Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Trinity Methodist Church Group (2)This is a key to the names of people on the Trinity Church Group (1) photo, probably taken outside the church that used to be on Market Street.
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Saint Martin's ChurchAn illustration of Saint Martin's Church from around 1870, from Marple Local History Society Archives.
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All Saints' New Church InteriorThe interior of All Saints' New Church.
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Saint Martin's Church InteriorThe Lady Chapel in Saint Martin's Church, from Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Marple Bridge Congregational ChapelCongregational Chapel in Marple Bridge on the corner of Hollins Lane and Town Street, built in 1787. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Marple Bridge Congregational School Rose QueenMarple Bridge Congregational School Rose Queen (Miss Elsie Harrison) with her retinue after being crowned by Dowager Queen (Miss D. Vernon). From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Saint Paul's ChurchSaint Paul's Church, Compstall, from Marple Local History Society Archives.
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All Saints' Old ChurchThe old church in the early 1960s, around the time of demolition. From Marple Local History Scoiety Archives.

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