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Marple Hall Rear DoorThe rear entrance door from Marple Hall, installed in Brook House, 1 Padden Brook, Romiley in the 1960s. Provided by Allan Walker.
Marple Hall Site 1979We assume these are members of Marple Civic Society inspecting the Marple Hall site. If you can improve this caption please let us know. From the Marple Civic Society Archives, dated 1979.
Marple Hall WatercolourA photo of a watercolour of Marple Hall owned by descendants of Samuel Hodgkinson and believed to have been painted by the governess of a young Walter Bright Hodgkinson, who is said to be one of the boys in the picture.
Marple Hall WatercolourA vivid watercolour of the hallway of Marple Hall, looking out through the front door to the garden. Provided by Marmaduke Alderson.
Mrs Isherwood MiniatureA portrait miniature c1790 by John Barry (fl. 1784-1827, London) of a lady identified--on a label--as "Mrs. Isherwood of Marple." Believed to be Mary, daughter of Thomas Orrel of Mobberley, Cheshire, who married Thomas Isherwood (subsequently Bradshaw-Isherwood) in 1766. Mary was christened at Mobberley in 1744 and died (at Marple?) in 1797. Image provided by a private collector in Texas.
Oak Spindles from StaircaseThese oak spindles were taken as souvenirs by two boys in the 50s. Years later they let us photograph them but would not meet us. Since both men passed away they are now lost forever.
Painting listed in 1929 auction catalogueA photograph of one of the paintings listed in the auction catalogue of 1929 but probably withdrawn from the sale with other family portraits. It features Sir John and Lady Done in 1650. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
Painting listed in 1929 auction cataloguePainting of Sir John and Lady Done leaning on the stairs in the Entrance Hall of Marple Hall - probably on its way to auction.
Painting of Marple HallThis painting of the Hall in its heyday was sitting above the fireplace at Suttons Farm when we photographed it. Where is it now?
Painting of Marple HallA watercolour painting of Marple Hall.
Painting of Marple HallA watercolour painting of Marple Hall.
Postcard sent by Richard Isherwood (back)A postcard sent to cousin Thomas Isherwood by Richard in 1934. Notice the message passed on from Mrs Dobson. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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