• Dronfield's Untold Stories - the publication that was produced as part of Dronfield Heritage Trust's WW1 exhibition in January 2019.
  • 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
  • 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: 31 Article Page No.
    • 31.1 Editorial
    • 31.2 B.R. Hubbard (Printers) Ltd. by R.. Hubbard/J.A. Vernier
    • 31.3 Dronfield Water Supply by John Harvey
    • 31.4 The Hidden Coal Pit of Sindelfingen Park by James Cartwright
    • 31.5 If only I had listened more... by Robert Gratton
    • 31.6 Callywhite Lane through Dorothy’s Eyes by Dorothy Cooke/Jean Kendal
    • 31.7 Reader’s Page by Keith Ward
    • 31.8 Reviews: by Ann Brown
    Editor: Ann Brown Dronfield Miscellany Editorial Sub Committee: Cathy Kearns, Jean Kendal, Margaret Mace, Judith Vernier © The Old Dronfield Society
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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