Image Title Description Date Tags
Thumb Washer Washer . Part of engine hold-down mechanism. Matching spanner and nut itemised elsewhere in archive. Unknown enginefindmellor millwasher
Thumb Records of purchases for Mellor Mill Various extracts from Oldknow company records of purchases for Mellor Mill throwing light on equipment and working methods, also Oldknow's rental o... From 1 Jan 1797 to 31 Dec 1801 receiptrent paymentpower transmission equipmill purchasestraden farmtruck moneymagnetsteel wirecandlesoldknowcompany recordsmellor mill
Thumb Information about Mellor Mill referenced against missing sketch map Typewritten notes by Tom Oldham about Mellor Mill and its surrounding area, refenced against sketch map which is missing From 31 Dec 1969 to 31 Dec 1979 sketch map referencesmellor milltom oldham
Thumb Glass thread guides Two glass thread guides - for spun thread to roll over. Glass could withstand heat of machine. One thread guide has been distorted by the heat of t... Unknown firefindmellor millglass thread guide
Thumb Extract re mill and its locality Transcribed extracts from local paper, possibly 1930s - 1950s. Describes remains of mill and Mellor Lodge, also removal of mill head stone to Marpl... From 1 Jan 1930 to 31 Dec 1950 stone rowoldknowmill head stonemellor lodgeruinsmellor mill
Thumb Newspaper extract on labour trouble at Mellor Mill in 1842 Transcribed extract from Stockport Advertiser giving account of labour trouble at various mills in Marple area, including Mellor Mill, where steam... 26 Aug 1842 mellor millwalkoutslabour troubledocumentStockport Advertiser
Thumb Three fliers from spinning machines Three fliers of different sizes from spinning machines. Found in mechanical workshop. Unknown findmellor millfliers
Thumb Ceramic bearings for spinning spindle Three ceramic bearings for spinning spindle , Found in drive shaft corridor Unknown spindleceramic bearingsmellor millfind
Thumb Text of speech by John Hearle given at the opening ceremony for the Wellington Wheel Pit Text of speech by John Hearle given at the opening ceremony for the Wellington Wheel Pit on Saturday March 10th, 2012. 10 Mar 2012 John Hearlewellington wheel pitmellor mill
Thumb Steam engine part Steam engine part. Found in engine house Unknown steam engine partfindmellor mill
Thumb Square Key Square key found in the boiler house at Mellor Mill. Roughly 22cm long and 5cm wide. Unknown boilerhousefindsquare keymellor mill
Thumb Small section of steam engine Small section of steam engine. Found in engine house. Unknown findmellor millengine housesteam engine
Thumb Small roller from spinning machine Small roller from spinning machine. Part of drive shaft. Unknown mellor millspinning machine rollerfind
Thumb Small clog heel Small clog heel. Found in rear mill staircase Unknown findmellor millsmall clog wheel
Thumb Section of fire bar Section of fire bar from steam boiler grate. Found in boiler house coal store. Unknown boiler housefindmellor millfire bar
Thumb Enlarged Plan of Mellor Mill 1867 Scale 40 feet to an inch Black and white line plan of the Mellor Mill site From 1 Jan 1867 to 31 Dec 1867 drawingplanmellor mill
Thumb Ring spinner cog - top down view Ring spinner cog. From later in history Unknown findmellor millring spinner cog
Thumb Ring spinner cog Ring spinner cog Unknown findmellor millring spinner cog
Thumb Cog Ring spinner Unknown findmellor millcogring spinner
Thumb Pulley wheel Pulley wheel. Possibly from secondary drive shaft, or another machine. Found in rear staircase of mill. Unknown findmellor millpulley wheel
Thumb Press cutting from the Stockport Express, 12 February, 2014 Press cutting from the Stockport Express rearding the £1.5m Heritage Lottery Fund grant awarded to the Canal & River Trust in partnership with Mell... 12 Feb 2011 oldknowlime kilnsmarple aqueductmellor mill
Thumb Press cutting from the Stockport Express, 21 September, 2011 Press cutting from the Stockport Express asking for volunteers to help with the archaeological excavation of Mellor Mill. 21 Sep 2011 oldknowarchaeologyvolunteerwellington wheel pitmellor mill
Thumb Poster prohibiting swearing Poster prohibiting Swearing 1 Dec 1797 mellor millrulecursingdrunkennesssamuel oldknow
Thumb Pocket watch Pocket watch found in north spiral staircase at Mellor Mill Unknown mellor millfindpocket watch
Thumb Plough shear Plough shear. Found on cobbled frontage of mill. Unknown findmellor millplough shear
Thumb Plan of Mellor Mill 1909 Plan of Mellor Mill extracted from Ordnance Survey annotated with features, 1909 Unknown ordnance surveymellor millplan
Thumb Plan of Mellor Mill 1867 (after Ashmore 1989) Plan of Mellor Mill (after Ashmore 1989). Reproduced from Stockport: A History, by Peter Arrowsmith 1 Jan 1867 planarrowsmithashmoremellor mill
Thumb Oldknow's bridge over Goyt (1950s) Photo of Oldknow's bridge over Goyt (1950s) Circa 1945
Between 1 Jan 1945 and 31 Dec 1955
mellor millphotographGoytoldknowbridge
Thumb Volunteer working in Waterloo Wheel Pit Photograph of volunteer working in Waterloo Wheel Pit Unknown waterloo wheel pitmellor millvolunteerphotograph
Thumb Mellor Mill inspection Photograph of team inspecting Mellor Mill Wellington Wheel Pit excavation site including Adam Thompson from Salford University. From 1 Jan 2011 to 31 Dec 2011 excavationmellor mill