Marple Local History Society

Marple, Marple Bridge, Mellor, Compstall, Strines, Hawk Green, Rose Hill, High Lane.

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  1. A Long Lived Mellor Familyhttps://mlhs.org.uk/stories-from-the-archive/people/a-long-lived-mellor-family.html

    High Peak reporter: June 14th 1924 A Long Lived Mellor Family Five brothers whose ages aggregate 373 years. The total ages of five brothers, natives of Mellor, Derbyshire, namely Stephen, Alfred, Edwin, Abraham and Jesse Marshall amount to an aggregate...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Martin Cruickshank
    • Category: People
  2. Summer Walk (C) : Mellor Hilltophttps://mlhs.org.uk/trips/trips-2017-2018/summer-walk-c-mellor-hilltop.html

    three summer walks comprise a trio of locations that demonstrate the importance of rivers and streams in the history of Mill Brow, New Mills and our final destination, Mellor Hilltop. On what was for the remarkable summer of ’18, a grey evening, we...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Martin Cruickshank
    • Category: Trips 2017 - 2018
  3. Cruck Barnshttps://mlhs.org.uk/our-local-heritage/cruck-barns.html

    Pear Tree Farm in Mill Brow recently came up for sale. Grade II listed, it was originally a seventeenth century farm house, complete with mullion windows and a stone roof. This makes it distinctive though not unique, but what really makes it stand out...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Martin Cruickshank
    • Category: Our Local Heritage
  4. Marple Memories 1940 - 47 : Keith Denerleyhttps://mlhs.org.uk/stories-from-the-archive/memories-of-local-people/marple/marple-memories-1940-47-keith-denerley.html

    My parents, sister and I moved from Didsbury Road, Stockport, early in the war, as the house (Richmond Lodge) where we lived was next to some railway marshalling yards, a favorite target of enemy bombers. My father had a chemist’s shop on Brinksway,...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Martin Cruickshank
    • Category: Marple
  5. Marple's Street Furniturehttps://mlhs.org.uk/our-local-heritage/marples-street-furniture.html

    the hedgerow at the junction of Ley Lane and Hollins Lane would once have housed finger posts indicating the direction of Mill Brow and Marple Bridge. It is no longer vertical but then neither would you be if you had stood in the same place for two or...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Martin Cruickshank
    • Category: Our Local Heritage
  6. Archive Miscellaneous Itemshttps://mlhs.org.uk/society-archives/arch-misc-items.html

    Bowling Green pubs Linnet Clough Roads Court Case papers Listed buildings index Ludworth Hearth Tax Return 1662-3 Maps of Mill Brow 1836 1857 1920 Marple Evening Townswomen’s Guild scrapbooks. Mary Ann Isherwood (1794) Medical and Health Mellor and...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Martin Cruickshank
    • Category: Society Archives
  7. Brabyns Hall and Park https://mlhs.org.uk/publications/brabyns-hall-and-park.html

    The Wright and Hudson families and their role in the development of Marple 1750 - 1970. Author: Ann Hearle. Published: Marple Local History Society, July 2013. A5 Booklet, 36 pages, 38 illustrations. Price: £5.00 ISBN: 978-0-09540582-4-1 Brabyns Hall...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Martin Cruickshank
    • Category: Society Publications
  8. Hatherlow https://mlhs.org.uk/our-local-heritage/hatherlow.html

    Just beyond Chadkirk the A627 climbs the long steep hill towards Bredbury and passes through Hatherlow, described by James Butterworth in his 1827 book History and Description of the Towns and Parishes of Stockport as ‘a small hamlet within the Parish...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Martin Cruickshank
    • Category: Our Local Heritage
  9. Ridge Methodist Church https://mlhs.org.uk/our-local-heritage/ridge-methodist-church.html

    Market Street, Marple 1829 Jubilee, Ludworth 1833 Windlehurst 1835 New House Hill, Mellor 1840s Ridge 1844 Gird Lane, Mill Brow 1875 With a population of only a few thousand in Marple and Mellor until well into the 20th century, and in competition for...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Martin Cruickshank
    • Category: Our Local Heritage
  10. Ludworth Moor Collieryhttps://mlhs.org.uk/our-local-heritage/ludworth-moor-colliery.html

    grandfather was a local collier and featured in some of Rod’s recorded interviews, Ivor Dawson whose father Glyn from Mill Brow was a mining enthusiast and good friend of Alf Gee Dave Myers who turned up dressed as a miner and appropriately covered in...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Martin Cruickshank
    • Category: Our Local Heritage
  11. Trips 2017 - 2018https://mlhs.org.uk/trips/trips-2017-2018.html

    encompassed trips to Ancoats Ashbourne, Eyam Leeds, and Manchester, plus three local evening walks in Mellor Hilltop, Mill Brow and New Mills.

    • Type: Category
  12. Postcards Part 1 - August 2019https://mlhs.org.uk/stories-from-the-archive/postcards/postcards-1.html

    around comes around – this building is now a fish restaurant. Queenie Hall was born in 1907 and lived at Druid’s cottage, Mill Brow, near to the Hare & Hounds. The first cottage to the east of the Hare & Hounds was The Druids Arms, a beer house from...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Martin Cruickshank
    • Category: Postcards
  13. If Walls Could Talkhttps://mlhs.org.uk/stories-from-the-archive/places/if-walls-could-talk.html

    Many of you will recognise this imposing stone house, Beechwood, which is at the top of Lakes Road leading down to the Roman Lakes. However, why was such a fine house built so near to Oldknow’s workers cottages at Stone Row and who lived in it?...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Martin Cruickshank
    • Category: Places
  14. Trips 2022 - 2023 https://mlhs.org.uk/trips/trips-2021-2023.html

    walks. Manchester City Art Gallery Trip A Historical Walk round Buxton Wirksworth Trip - May 2023 Moor End walk - May 2023 Mill Brow Walk - June 2023 Wharfs Walk - July 2023

    • Type: Category
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Acknowledgement

Marple Local History Society would like to thank Mark Whittaker for his indispensable help and contribution in designing and setting up this website, which he continues to host on behalf of the Society.

About the Society

The Society was formed in 1961, following almost a decade of interest in local history matters. Originally called The Marple Antiquarian Society, it changed its name to The Marple Local History Society in 1990. The Society is a Registered Charity, 500099.

Monthly meetings are held between September and April, several field trips are made each year. The society publishes a range of publications, has an active archive session on Thursday mornings, and organises occasional exhibitions.

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