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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 All Saints' old church- exterior & Lych Gate All Saints' old church i.e. Oldknow's church showing the Lych Gate which is now the entrance to the present church. Unknown marple churchall saints churcholdknow
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 Past and present Goyt course Map illustrating past and present Goyt course at Mellor Mill (as altered by Oldknow) Unknown mellor millmapoldknowGoyt
Thumb Oldknow's factory Enlarged extract of map of Marple bridge and Mellor showing site of "Oldknow's factory" Unknown oldknowmellor millmap
Thumb Map of Legacy Project area map showing geographical extent of area covered by Samuel Oldknow's Legacy project Unknown oldknowHLF projectmap
Thumb Samuel Oldknow's biography by A.C.Howe 2 Samuel Oldknow's biography From 1 Jan 2004 to 31 Dec 2013 gentlemen24.09.182818.09.18281828chairman of agricultural society1824high sheriff of derbyshirevolunteerslieutenant-colonelnapoleonic warsmedieval fortressespeak forest canalturnpike roadsbridgescoal-shaftslimekilnsmarpleparish apprenticescoarse yarnapprenticeswater-poweredfactoryderbyshireMellor1787andertonstockport1792economic crisisfine-cotton spinningoldknowmuslins1788richard arkwrightstruttsarkwrights
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 Dispute in 1832 over land previously owned by Oldknow, extract 2 Extract re dispute in 1832 about footpath from Strines Road to Mellor Mill in 1832 over land previously owned by Oldknow. Account of court procee... 2 Mar 1832 strines roadoldknowfootpath disputemellor mill
Thumb Dispute in 1832 over land previously owned by Oldknow, extract 1 Extract re dispute in 1832 about footpath from Strines Road to Mellor Mill in 1832 over land previously owned by Oldknow. Notice signed by A. Ecc... 17 Aug 1832 documentstrines roadoldknowfootpath disputemellor mill
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 Oldknow's bridge over Goyt (1950s) Photo of Oldknow's bridge over Goyt (1950s) Circa 1945
Between 1 Jan 1945 and 31 Dec 1955
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Thumb Glossop Chronicle extract re fire Copy of extracted details from Glossop Chronicle giving basic facts of mill and fire 17 Nov 1892 oldknowspinningdocumentemployeesfiremellor mill
Thumb Letter From Oldknow to Charles Clarke on business matters 1825 ( 3 pages ) Photocopy of letter from Oldknow to Clarke held in Derbyshire County record Service, dated 24 May 1825, regarding several points of business relati... 24 May 1825 mellor businessdocumentoverseeer of poor of mellorarkwrightcromford and high peak railwaycharles clarkeoldknow
Thumb Deterioration of All Saints Church Photocopy of illustrated article on Marple "Old" Church (All Saints) built by Oldknow, and its subsequent deterioration and replacement (1870s). From 1 Jan 1870 to 31 Dec 1879 oldknowmarple old church deteriorationdocumentillustrated articleAll Saints
Thumb Extracts from Stockport Advertiser 1826 and 1828 Two typewritten extracts from Stockport Advertiser, for 1826 and 1828 respectively. First extract reports on recent anniversary of Mellor Church Su... From 1 Jan 1826 to 31 Dec 1828 documentoldknow memorialfundraisingoldknowsunday school anniversarymellor churchStockport Advertiser
Thumb Letter dated 1806 about rebuilding of Marple Chapel (2 pages) Typewritten copy of letter, apparently to Bishop of Chester from Oldknow, dated 1806, about rebuilding of Marple Chapel (all Saints) and difficulty... 21 Jun 1806 All Saintsmarple chapel rebuildingbishop of chesteroldknowletterdocument
Thumb Letter re lack of records for Derbyshire Agricultural Society Typewritten letter from Derbyshire Library Services regarding Derbyshire Agricultural Society, of which Oldknow was President. It states that there... 19 Jul 1979 oldknowdocumentderbyshire agricultural society
Thumb Information about Mellor Mill from local resident George Yeates via Tom Oldham Typewritten notes from memories apparently collected by Tom Oldham from a local resident, George Yeates. Includes descriptions and personal reminis... From 31 Dec 1969 to 31 Dec 1979 memoriesgeorge yeatestom oldhamdocumentoldknowcounting houseaccount bookslinnet clough mill pondwaterloo wheelspade forge
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 Epaulette, Masonic lodge Photograph of possible epaulette linked to Masonic lodge of which Oldknow was member Unknown oldknowmasonic lodgeepaulettephotograph
Thumb Oldknow's bench Photograph of Oldknow's stone bench sited in countryside on Mellor Hill amongst trees with unnamed man sitting on it Unknown photographMellorbencholdknow
Thumb Reviews doubtful of Oldknow's glowing reputation Copies of reviews doubtful of Oldknow's glowing reputation, from English Historical Review (Sidney pollard, University of Sheffield) and from Armyt... Unknown doubts on reputationenglish historical reviewoldknow
Thumb Samuel Oldknow's Memorial Plaque in All Saints Church Marple Photocopy of 3 photographs of Samuel Oldknow's plaque in All Saints Church , Marple: the marble plaque, the inscription, the memorial's prominent ... Unknown photographmemorial inscriptionmarpleall saints churchmemorial plaqueoldknow
Thumb Possible souvenir gift (snuff box) of Oldknow's shrievalty 1824 Photograph of possible souvenir gift (snuff box) of Oldknow's shrievalty 1824. From 1 Jan 1824 to 31 Dec 1824 snuff boxsouvenirphotographshrievaltyoldknow
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
Newspaper article about the departure of Samuel Oldknow as County Sheriff in 1824 Newspaper article from the Stockport Advertiser regarding the hospitality at the departure of Samuel Oldknow as County Sheriff to Derby Assizes ses... 26 Mar 1824 county sheriffStockport Advertiseroldknowassize session
Thumb Nomination of Samuel Oldknow as High Sheriff of Derbyshire Photocopy of extract from London Gazette for 15th Nov 1823 showing Samuel Oldknow as one of three nominations for post of High Sheriff of Derbyshir... 15 Nov 1823 Stockport Advertiserdocumentsheriff nominationhigh sheriffoldknowLondon Gazette
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