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    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
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    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!
  • Discover Dronfield's history with the first of our fascinating heritage trail booklets - available for just £3!
  • A package of our exhibition publications - including A Stroll Along Dronny Bottom, and Dronfield's Untold Stories.
  • Issue 37 of Miscellany is available now! Usually published bi-annually, this issue is a special Spring/Summer/Autumn/Winter 2020 edition priced at £3.50. Included inside are some of the following features:
    • The 'Unknown' Gosforth Collieries - James Cartwright
    • Dronfield's Working River or the Valley of the River Drone - Ann Brown
    • 150 years of Dronfield Station - The Past, The Present, and The Future - Judith Vernier
    • St James' Retail Park - Jean Kendal
    • What a Coincidence or a Mystery Solved! - Jean Kendal and Judith Vernier
    • Oh Mr Poplar, what did you do? - Judith Vernier
     
  • The survival of what was once a high quality medieval house inside the barn that now forms the core of the Dronfield Heritage Centre surprised many people. But Dronfield has many surprises from its medieval past once we start looking for them.
    • Chapter One - Dronfield and its Ancient Parish
    • Chapter Two - The Parish Church, Beauchief Abbey and Henry Fanshawe’s School
    • Chapter Three - The Guild of St Mary and St John the Baptist
    • Chapter Four - Timber-Framed Buildings
    • Chapter Five - Dronfield Hall Barn
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