Records relating to Oldknow's business activities at Marple and Mellor.

Scope and Content

A composite series comprising records relating to Samuel Oldknow's business activities in Mellor and Marple, other than those connected to cotton production. These activities include lime production, coal mining, forestry, farming, and various building activities. There are also records relating to transportation of goods, including transit records for the Peak Forest Canal. The series contains information about Oldknow's relationships with his employees and with other business people.