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Thumb Information on Marple Landslip 1893 Update by Warwick Burton in 1980 to book "Railways of Marple and District" published 1794. Gives details of the Marple Landslip in December 1893 be... From 1 Jan 1980 to 31 Dec 1980 documentrailwaymarple lodgelandslip
Thumb Letter regarding first sighting of fire Letter claiming mill fire first spotted by footplate crew of train on Marple - New Mills line 6 Jul 1993 fire sighting by train crewdocumentfiremellor mill
Thumb Business details of John Clayton's company Extract from email giving details of John Clayton's company. Gleaned from Worrall's Trade Directories for 1887 1n 1891, Board of Trade files and t... 21 Jun 2012 documentboard of trade filesLondon Gazettejohn clayton & co ltd
Thumb Emails between Robert Williams and Bob Humphrey-Taylor ( 3 pages) Emails exchanged between Robert Williams, whose doctoral work included studies of Oldknow's business management and accounting practices) and Bob H... 15 Jul 2015 memoriesbob humphrey-taylorphdRobert Williamsdocumentmellor millaccounting practices
Thumb Press article on new book about Samuel Oldknow Newspaper cutting about the launch of Hilary Atkinson's new book on the life of Samuel Oldknow (Marple Review Autumn 2016). From 1 Sep 2016 to 30 Nov 2016 bookdocumenthilary atkinsonsamuel oldknowpress article
Thumb Freemasonry in Marple Article from Marple community website on freemasonry in Marple which mentions Lodge membership of Oldknow, his benevolent nature and the plaque to ... 7 Jul 2017 documentall saints churcholdknowfreemasonry
Thumb Hillgate House, Stockport Advertiser article Photocopy of article from Stockport Advertiser about Hillgate House where Oldknow lived in Stockport. Includes photograph of house, details of its ... Unknown oldknowcotton manufacturingstockportphotographdocumenthillgate houseStockport Advertiser
Thumb Departure of Samuel Oldknow as County Sherriff P2 Copied extract no 2 from Stockport Advertiser 1824 re pageantry on departure of Samuel Oldknow as County Sherriff to Derby Assizes session. Unknown Stockport AdvertiserhospitalityDerby Assizepageantrysheriff of derbyshiredocumentoldknow
Thumb Chronological chart of Oldknow's development as a cotton manufacturer Chronological chart and summary of Oldknow's development as a cotton manufacturer, with greater detail for years 1786 - 1795. Unknown chronological summarydocumentcotton manufactureroldknow
Thumb Apprentice numbers at Mellor Mill .Brief notes on numbers of apprentices at Mellor Mill in 1794-4. Summary of information from book 'Labour Migration' (author and publication detail... Unknown documentlabourmellor millapprentices
Thumb Oldknow Life and Times by Joseph Wright of Derby c 1790 - 92 Copy of article on Oldknow Life and Times by Joseph Wright of Derby c 1790 - 92, as revised by A.C.Howe on date unknown. Extracted from Oxford Dict... Unknown joseph wrightoxford dictionary of national biographyoldknowdocument
Thumb Time line for Samuel Oldknow (8 pages) author unknown Detailed timeline for Samuel Oldknow (8 pages), author unknown. Unknown documenttimelineoldknow
Thumb Hyde Bank Hall and estate with their short history Typed notes on Hyde Bank Hall and estate with their short history in relation to Oldknow Unknown oldknowdocumentcanal bridgecanalhyde bank estate romileyhyde bank hall
Thumb Casual labour at Mellor Mill Brief notes on background to nature of casual labour in mills in late 18th century with specific numbers given for Mellor Mill. Unknown wages listscasual labourdocumentmellor mill
Thumb Inward migration of labour to Mellor Mill Brief notes on background to movement of labour from south and east of England to northern counties between 1835 - 1837 to meet demand for workforc... Unknown labourmigrationJohn BeardCranfieldworkforcedocumentmellor mill
Thumb Flexible labour at Mellor Mill Brief notes on flexible nature of workforce in late 1790s, detailing Oldknow's ability to provide outdoor work for his employees during quiet spel... Unknown gardenmellor lodgedocumentflexible labourmellor mill
Thumb Reminiscences of Mellor Lodge Reminiscences of Mellor Lodge : 1. from Mr Fletcher, a Marple resident. He mentions the water wheel in the basement kitchen used to turn roasting s... Unknown documentold hallstrawberry hillmiss allan's schoolmr fletchermemories
Thumb Information from local residents Hugh Fletcher and Mrs L Taylor (5 pages) Recollections recorded from 2 local residents at antiquarian society meeting. Topics include Lime Kilns and their operation; life in cottages; cana... Unknown shepley millbobbin millchurch lane schoolwastersidecanal trafficpossett bridgelime kilnsmrs l taylorhugh fletchermemoriesdocument
Thumb Information supplied by George Lenthall, resident of Marple Lodge and Mellor Lodge in 1890s (2 pages) Recollections of Marple and Mellor Lodges, their layout, an account of landslide in 1893/4 and aftermath of mill fire. Mention of Miss Allen, kind... Unknown memorieslandslidemiss allenkindergartendocument1890smellor lodgemarple lodgegeorge lenthalltom oldham