• 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
  • Contents

    Issue No: 33 Article Page No.
    • 33.1 Editorial
    • 33.2 Memories of a Fleeting 60s Dronfield Childhood by Roger Bradgate
    • 33.3 How Green was My Valley – Gosforth Valley before the Estate by Ann Brown
    • 33.4 Memories of Gosforth Colliery by James Cartwright
    • 33.5 A Glimpse of a Dronfield Boyhood around 1920 by Jean Kendal
    Cover image: Former Donfield resident John Bingham at the Jubillee Park Gateway Editor: Ann Brown Dronfield Miscellany Editorial Sub Committee: Cathy Kearns, Jean Kendal, Margaret Mace, Judith Vernier © The Old Dronfield Society
  • 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
     
  • 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
  • Nowadays it is hard to imagine that Dronfield ever had any connection with the Derbyshire Lead Industry. It comes as a surprise to most people to hear that the oldest houses in the town and surrounding countryside were built through the profits of this trade.
    • Chapter One - The Derbyshire Lead Trade
    • Chapter Two - The Burtons of Cartledge, Holmesfield and Dronfield
    • Chapter Three - The Emergence of the Rotherhams of Dronfield
    • Chapter Four - Dronfield Hall
    • Chapter Five - John Rotherham II, The Entrepreneur
    • Chapter Six - The End of an Era
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