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Lumb HouseA hand coloured postcard showing visitors to Roman Lakes milling around Lumb House.Jan 27, 2008
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Lock No. 09A postcard showing Lock 9 on Station Road / Brabyns Brow with St. Martin's Old Vicarage behind. The card is incorrectly labelled "Top Lock".Jan 27, 2008
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Harold Shaw, ButcherButcher Harold Shaw of Marple Bridge proudly displays his produce.Jan 27, 2008
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Compstall Market PlaceCompstall Market Place with Saint Paul's Church in the background.Jan 27, 2008
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Canal ViewA view across the open spaces from the Macclefield Canal to All Saints' Church. The card is postmarked 1965 but the picture seems older than that.Jan 27, 2008
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Marple DaleA book plate described as "Woodland Dell, Marple River Goyt", probably Marple Dale.Jan 27, 2008
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Prince of Wales Investiture Parade 1911Brown's Social Wheeler queue on Willow Grove, we think waiting to join a parade to celebrate the Prince of Wales Investiture in 1911. Those odd things on the front of the bikes are 3 feathers blurred by the long exposure.Jan 19, 2008
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Ridge Quarry Music FestivalHuge crowds enjoy a Music Festival in the Ridge Quarry in the early 1900s, quite likely the same event as in our other picture which is dated 1909.Jan 19, 2008
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Marple Carnival 1900sA horse and carriage waiting on the corner of Lyme Grove, we think to join a Marple Carnival parade in the early 1900s. Jan 19, 2008
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Willows School Pupils 1959 - 1960A fantastic shot of the Willows class of '59-60. So good we've included a larger version - just click on the picture to see it.Jan 13, 2008
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Willows School Pupils 1960 - 1961A fantastic shot of the Willows class of '60-61. So good we've included a larger version - just click on the picture to see it.Jan 13, 2008
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Marple Swimming Club 1957/58A great shot of Marple Swimming Club, so good we've included a larger version - just click on the picture to see it. The girl sitting on the pool side next to the edge is Jane Stobo (who sent a copy of the photo) and behind her the smaller boy sitting on the diving board is her step brother, Christopher Cooke. Can you name any others?Jan 13, 2008
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