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Archive Book List

An alphabetical list of the books held in the Society's Archive at the Mellor Centre.

Title, Date, Author, Notes

  •    A to Z Map of Manchester district, 1984
  •    A Village at War, Jack Turnbull
  •    A/Z Manchester
  •    Ancient Parish of Glossop, 1990, Probate documents
  •    Ancient Parish of Glossop, 1990, Lee, Clarke McKenna
  •    Annals of Hyde and District, 1899, Thomas Middleton
  •    Antiquities of Lyme, 1810, William Marriot
  •    Annual Report of the Poor Law 1835/1836, Second report
  •    Bible Gems,1896, Owned by Ellen Bradshaw-Isherwood
  •    Book of Common Prayer, 1807          
  •    Bradshaw's Ghost, Ian McLean
  •    Brabyns Hall and Park, 2013, Ann Hearle
  •    Breakfast and Best Bitter, 2001, Jack Turnbull
  •    By an Indenture (Housing Marple 2010), 2010
  •    Canals to Manchester, 1977, David Owen
  •    Carver Family, 1970, J Donald, Revised 1977
  •    Changing Face of Marple, 1970, Anne Bannister
  •    Compstall Pictures of the Past, 2005, Frank Beard         
  •    Coronation of George 5th, Parish pictures
  •    Course of the Peak Forest Canal, 1964, K K Wood, facsimile
  •    Cricketer Preferred, 1946, Kedrun Laurie
  •    Decline of Mellor in 19th Century, 1979, Ann M Ashworth
  •    East Cheshire Past & Present, 2 volumes, 1880, J P Earwaker
  •    Eye of the Camera, 1993, Jonathan Fryer
  •    Faces and Places, vol. xv, 1904
  •    Fifty Years of Calico Printing, 1949, CPA
  •    Fireman pictorial history, 1994, John Clark
  •    From Peak to Plain, A Look at Mellor, 1995, Pat Linnel and Ann Hearle
  •    Gas Question in Marple, 1887, D E Loverseed
  •    Glimpses of Mellor, 1940, John Hibbert Swan
  •    Gone Banding, 1984, Charles Ingham
  •    Goyt Valley Story, 1969, Clifford Rathbone
  •    Great Floods in the High Peak, 1993, Neville T Sharpe
  •    Great Human Exploit, J H Smith
  •    High Lane Anecdotes and Memories, L Sargent and J Turnbull
  •    He soldiered under Kitchener, John Peter Craddock
  •    Historic Industries of Marple & Mellor, 1977, Marple WEA (1977 class)
  •    Historic Industries of Marple & Mellor, 1989, Marple WEA (1977 class) (New Edition)
  •    Historical Atlas of Cheshire, 1958
  •    History of Education in Marple, 1974, G Swindells
  •    History of  Railways, New Mills & District, 2015, Derek Brumhead
  •    History of Marple and District, 1993, Tom Oldham
  •    History of Stockport Court Leet, 1971, W M P Taylor
  •    History of the Marple Gas Undertaking, 1993, David Loverseed
  •    How they lived in Hillgate, 1992, Hearger Coutie
  •    How they lived on Hillgate, 1992, Heather Coutie
  •    In the Arm NCCC, 2009, Noel Christopher
  •    Industrial Archaeology of Stockport, 1975, Owen Ashmore
  •    Internet Sites for Local Historians directory, 2016, Jacquelene Fillmore
  •    Issac Watts Boulton, 2015, Geoffery Lewis       
  •    Journal of the Manchester Geographic Society Vol.xv Nos 10-12 May 1901, 1901, T. Baines & W. Fairbaird, 4 volumes (up to 1867)
  •    Last Orders Please, 1991, Jack Turnbull
  •    Lays & Legends of Cheshire, 1972, John Leigh
  •    Let's Go for a Run - Car Tours, 1959
  •    Lifetime at Strines Printworks, 1997, George Scott
  •    Lime Kiln Accounts, 1798
  •    Lime Works Cash Books, 1800, 1803
  •    Lime Works Repair Ledger, 1889, 1894
  •    Little Novels of Italy, Maurice Hewlett, Owned by Kathleen Bradshaw-Isherwood
  •    Local Times, vol. 1, 1992, Jack Turnbull
  •    Ludworth Moor Colliery, 1981, Geoffrey de Feu, Roderick Thackray
  •    M/C London Road to Hayfield, Ian Smith, G.K. Fox
  •    Macclesfield, Bollington, Marple Railway, Basil Jeuda
  •    Maria: Ghost of Stonehurst, 1976, Kitty Thorp
  •    Marple - for Remembarance 1914 - 1918
  •    Marple & Mellor photos, 1997, Ann Hearle
  •    Marple & Mellor Then and Now, 2002, Ann Hearle & Peter Clarke
  •    Marple and the Chartists, 2007, Jean Day
  •    Marple Methodist Church 1795-1995, 1980, D.H. Davies
  •    Marple Scouts 100 years 1908-2008, 2008
  •    Marple through the alphabet, 2017
  •    Marple Township, 1880, J P Earwaker
  •    Mellor & Townscliffe Golf Club 1894-1994, 1994, A G Smart
  •    Mellor Heritage, 1994, A. Ashworth & T. Oldham
  •    Mellor through the Ages, John Hearle
  •    Mellor Living on the Edge, vol. 1, 2005, M Nevell & N Redhead
  •    Mellor Parish Council Minutes, 1895-1933 - 4 volumes
  •    Memoir of Robert Blincoe, 1977, John Brown
  •    Memories of Marple, 1899, Joel Wainwright
  •    Memories of Strines, John Taylor
  •    Moor End W I Millennium Cookbook, 2000, No author
  •    More Pictures of Stockport, 1971, H lees
  •    My Childhood, 1971, John Ingham
  •    Narrow Boat to the Cheshire Ring, 2006, Ted & Margaret Hill, includes restoration of Marple Locks
  •    Natural History of Ludworth & Mellor, 2009, Tony Smith & Ron Weston
  •    Nature's Joys are Free for All, 1987, W Shercliff
  •    New Historical Atlas of Cheshire, 2001, Phillips and Phillips
  •    New Mills, a Short History, J A Smith & J V Symonds
  •    On The Level, 1993, Dennis Suleman  
  •    Origin of New System of Manufacture, 1828, William Radcliffe
  •    Peak Forest Canal & Railway, 2012, Graham Boyes and Brian Lamb
  •    Peak Forest Canal Marple/Whaley Bridge, 1984, Edward L Hill
  •    Pioneers of Calico Printing (Cheshire/Derbyshire), 2009, Rosemary Taylor
  •    Railways of Marple & District to 2015, (2015) Warwick Burton
  •    Railways of Marple & District from 1794, Warwick Burton
  •    Rambles around Roman Lakes-Leisure Park, 2nd edition
  •    Recipes from Marple
  •    Rural Rambles, 1931, J Macauley
  •    Samuel Oldknow & the Arkwrights, 1924, George Unwin, 2 copies
  •    Samuel Oldknow, Local Primary Schools
  •    Samuel Oldknow, 1991, MLHS
  •    Samuel Oldknow, S. N. Heap,typed account & pictures
  •    Short History of  Marple Hall from 1606, Henry Bradshaw Isherwood
  •    Sigley Memories 1949, Tom Sigley
  •    Stockport - a history, 1997, Peter Arrowsmith
  •    Strines Journal, an appreciation, 1972, Gladys Swindells
  •    Strines Print Works 1792-2002, 2003, Rosemary Taylor
  •    Strines Valley, 2013, Rosemary Taylor
  •    The Local Times, 1992, Jack Turnbull
  •    The Story of a House, 2018, Anne Cross
  •     The Story of a Road, 2018, Anne Cross
  •    Township of Marple 1684-1784, 1986, Lucy Simler
  •     Where 2 or 3 are gathered together, 2009, Rosemary Taylor
  •    World War I Remembered, 1999, P.Clark, A.Cook, J. Bintliff
  •    World War II Remembered, 2005, P.Clark, A.Cook, J. Biintliff
  •    Yesterday in Marple & Mellor, 1989, Ann Ashworth