Welcome to the South Wingfield Local History Group
If you have any information about the history of South Wingfield, please contact us and we will be happy to include it in our archives and possible publication.
Sam Hunt walking down Manor Road
Old Yew Tree Inn - Manor Road
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Meetings are normally held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month in the meeting room at the Zion Chapel, Manor Road, South Wingfield, DE55 7NH, starting at 7.30pm. (please note there are no monthly meetings in July and August).
Wednesday October 10 - Framework Knitters of the East Midlands 7.30pm Speaker : Jane Whitaker
In the 18th and 19th centuries, framework knitting was based in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, and Leicestershire. Jane’s illustrated talk will trace the years of plenty, to the downturn in prosperity in the face of new machinery and the Luddite struggles for better pay and working conditions