Marple Local History Society

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

History of Marple



A5 104 pp

Pub. Marple Local History Society

A summary of the history of Marple from the earliest settlements to the present day.

1 Early Days. First settlements - 1600

2 Civil War and aftermath

3 17th and 18th centuries - Social conditions

4 Mills - The growth and decline of the cotton industry

5 19th century - Everyday life, church, education and society

6 20th century - The growth of government and communal services

7 Modern Marple