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  • Collection: Marple Hall

A selection of 14 handwritten recipes which belonged to Alice Bridge, cook to the Isherwoods at Marple Hall. Two are written on Marple Hall headed notepaper, another on the back of an unused invoice belonging to her husband, Harry Bridge, sanitary…

Five pages of correspondence and photocopy of coat of arms found painted on stone recovered from demolition rubble of Marple Hall.
Correspondence between the Heraldry Society and Arundel Castle Trustees Limited, Librarian to the Duke of Norfolk…

Single Page typed letter to Ann Hearle dated 1996 giving research information requested on the dates and gross values of estates for:-Mary Ellen Bradshaw Isherwood 08 Nov 1890 - £1756 14s 10dJohn Henry Bradshaw Isherwood 09 May 1924 - £1551 5s 9d…

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Photocopies of research papers, collated by Bernard Elsdon, which were recently donated to Marple Library January 2023. In 1954, Mr Elsdon, an Estates and Wayleaves Officer for the North Western Electricity Board negotiated with the owners of Marple…

Newspaper cuttings:-
Stockport Times 'NW Water has unveiled plans - - - cash totalling £2.5 million for a new pumping station at Wybersley'
Stockport Messenger 'Proposal to start work on a £23.5 million new water treatment works at…

Paper entitled : An Interesting Old Mansion: with an introduction stating that Members of the Stockport Historical Society and a few friends paid a visit to Marple Hall by kind permission of Captain Bradshaw Isherwood.
The leader was Mr H A…

Two carbon copies of typed letters from Gladys Swindells, Marple Antiquarian Society to Christopher Isherwood in Santa Monica, California.
22 Feb 1972 thanking him for his mother's history of the Bradshaws and Isherwoods of Marple and sending him a…

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Two pages with information and research material on Wybersley Hall :
(a) Handwritten schedule listing the material held at Stockport Library relating to Wybersley Hall.
(b) Photocopy of a page in Kelly's Directory for Cheshire from 1923 under the…

Material extracted from various sources and dates with information relating to Wybersley Hall :

a. Pages 186 & 187 from Stockport Ancient & Modern Vol.2 : 1892 Heginbotham H containing brief history of the Hall and connection to the Bradshaw…

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Two photocopies of measured drawings of Marple Hall and outbuildings held in the collection of the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England in Swindon.
Letter confirming request by A Hearle in 1997.

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Photocopy of an Abstract of Title by Indenture over eight A3 pages made by John Henry Bradshaw Isherwood in 1907.
Small hand drawn plan showing location of land referred to in Marple. Bowden Lane/Dale Road.

Three pages on A3 paper, Typed Abstract of the Title of The Compstall Co-operative relating to a plot of land fronting Stockport Road Marple between Isherwood Family and CIS. dated 1953.
Plan showing location on wax paper. (Old Peace Farm/Norbury…

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Three handwritten foolscap pages written by Hugh Fletcher entitled " John Bradshaw, Lord President of the Council which condemned King Charles I to death on Jan 26th 1649".

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Double sided foolscap page handwritten by Hugh Fletcher giving "History of Bradshaw Family" extracted from old deeds and charters.

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Newspaper article from the Daily Telegraph dated 11 May 1999 reporting on Christopher Isherwood's private papers having been acquired by the Huntington Library in Los Angeles. The price of the "spectacular" collection of diaries, letters, literary…

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Photocopy of extract from Marple Parish Magazine which had printed an article from the Stockport Advertiser of 7th October 1841 entitled "Festivities at Marple Hall"
Two pages reporting on the week long festivities to celebrate the coming of age…

Photocopy of article in two parts extracted from the Marple Parish Magazine 1893/5 headed "History of the Bradshaw Family, etc. extracted from Old Deeds and Charters" giving the history of the Bradshaw family from the time of the conquest of the…

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Three colour photographs taken from the Book of Common Prayer with handwritten additional information on BMD's of the Isherwoods / Bellairs families of Marple Hall.
Dated 1857

Six page article from Stockport Heritage Magazine dated 1988 entitled "A ghostly outline of the Past - Marple Hall was demolished in 1958 but memories linger - - - "
History of the Hall with black and white photographs of interiors and of the Hall…

Small original pencil sketch showing Marple Hall rear view and enlarged photocopy of same view. Date and artist unknownPostcard sized pen and ink sketch of front view of Marple Hall, artist's signature in corner.Photocopy of drawing of the rear of…

Photocopy of a portrait of a member of the Isherwood Family. Held at the Stockport Image Archive. Date and photographer unknown.

Possibly Circa 1700's Mary Bradshaw / Pimlott

Original copy of the Archaeology Magazine from August 2011 with article on pages 26 - 31 entitled "Shaw Cairn revisited : The dead of Mellor Moor" with details of dig and finds.

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Photocopy of book : "Everyday life of a Country Gentleman of Cheshire in the 17th Century : as shewn in the private expenditure journal of Henry Bradshaw of Marple and Wybersleigh" by A Craig Gibson F.S.A. (Read 8th January 1863)
The journal…

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Five pages of typed transcript of inserts from Charles Bellairs Diary : date and source unknown.

Booklet printed by Gannow Publishing of Bristol entitled " The Journal of Charles Bellairs in which he records his wooing of Anna Maria Bradshaw-Isherwood of Marple Hall" with a brief biography and descriptive account of his visit to Marple…
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