December 2022

New thoughts on Birdholme House’s history

New research at The National Archives has identified that the story of Birdholme House is a little different to that described in our Hasland book. In this blog we’ll take a look at this house just inside the present borough boundary on Derby Road. An earlier house than first thought The first owner whose name …

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New light on Wingerworth’s history at the National Archives

In this blog we take a brief look at some new sources for the history of Wingerworth that have been identified. They’ll help us in our new account of Wingerworth, based largely on the work of David Edwards, which the Derbyshire VCH Trust hopes to published in 2023. Reconstructing the history of Wingerworth in detail …

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