• Issue 38 of Miscellany is available now! Usually published bi-annually, this issue is a special Spring/Summer/Autumn/Winter 2021 edition priced at £3.50. Included inside are some of the following features:
    • The Old Dronfield Society Archive is on the Move! - Ann Brown & Research Group Members
    • The Story of Church Crossing - John Harvey
    • Colliers, Mines and Merchants around Dronfield - Robert Gratton
    • A Notable Dronfeldian
    • Cinder Lands - Ironstone Mining and Forging around Oxclose Lane - James Cartwright
    • A Shocking ' Murder' in Coal Aston - Part 1 - Nick Wheat
  • Lady Alice Deincourt was a woman who was destined for life as just a daughter, sister, wife or widow. Her story would have been a casualty of time, to be lost to the past. Without investigation into the history of Dronfield Hall Barn, Alice would have remained anonymous forever. But what was her story, and why did she never remarry? As a noble woman she was connected by family and friendship to the movers and shakers of the political landscape that lead to the onset of the War of the Roses. Her story takes us right to the heart of the seminal historical events that shaped the Britain of her time. Discover her fascinating story with this book.
  • Contents

    Issue No: 30 Spring/Summer Society Activities Spring/Summer Article Page No.
    • 30.1 Editorial
    • 30.2 Obituary – Professor David Hey
    • 30.3 Dronfield’s Forgotten Coal Pits and Coke Ovens by James Cartwright
    • 30.4 Dronfield Town Hall by John Harvey
    • 30.5 The Diary of Doris Hall 1913-16: Part II Ann Brown
    • 30.6 Mickley Colliery by Robert Gratton
    • 30.7 Totley Orphanage by Judith Vernier
    • 30.8 Coke Oven Dwelling
    Editor: Ann Brown Dronfield Miscellany Editorial Sub Committee: Cathy Kearns, Jean Kendal, Margaret Mace, Judith Vernier © The Old Dronfield Society
  • Contents

    Issue No: 32 Article Page No.
    • 32.1 Editorial
    • 32.2 Obituary, Stanley Jones by Ann Brown
    • 32.3 The Chatsworth Park Coal Pits by James Cartwright
    • 32.4 Water-powered mills in Dronfield by Ann Brown
    • 32.5 Cholera epidemic by Ann Brown
    • 32.6 Dronfield’s Autumn Crocuses – A Mystery by Peter Shelton
    • 32.7 Lady Alice Deincourt by Maureen Taylor
    • 32.8 Dronfield’s Wooden Bridge by Judith Vernier
    • 32.9 The Cinema in Wartime by Alan Littler
    Editor: Ann Brown Dronfield Miscellany Editorial Sub Committee: Cathy Kearns, Jean Kendal, Margaret Mace, Judith Vernier © The Old Dronfield Society
  • Dronfield's Untold Stories - the publication that was produced as part of Dronfield Heritage Trust's WW1 exhibition in January 2019.
  • A Stroll Along Dronny Bottom - the publication that was produced as part of Dronfield Heritage Dronfield Bottom exhibition in 2018.
  • A new publication available from Dronfield Hall Barn - "Grandma's Garden" by Dave Darwent. If you enjoyed Cynthia Ramsden's books, "Garden Tales" or "A Garden in My Life", this publication is for you!
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