It’s purpose is to encourage and assist the study of Local History as an academic discipline and as a rewarding leisure pursuit for both individuals and groups.
Dedicated to preserving the history and development of our village.
Their aim is to help meet the needs of anyone with an interest in local history.
Pentrich & South Wingfield in Derbyshire are special places because they are the places where most of the Pentrich Revolutionaries originated.
The Pentrich Revolution, England's last Revolution,happened in June 1817; on this site you can read what caused it, who was involved and the final outcome.
Established in 1966 to foster the study of local history and research into all aspects of the history of Ilkeston and the district and to disseminate this information for the benefit of the public.
Promotes the collection, preservation and use of recorded memories of the past.
Link to the English Heritage Web site entry for Wingfield.
This is a Society, committed to archiving material such as photographs, maps, artefacts, indeed anything which is connected to village life. As a registered charity the committee has a responsibility to ensure that we preserve these valuable items for future generations.
Heanor, (in case you are just browsing and don’t actually know), is a market town in Derbyshire, England, very close to the border with Nottinghamshire. Not a major tourist area, but we are here to celebrate our history and heritage, which is as strong as anyone’s! We hope you find our site both interesting and informative. This site is under constant change - most pages stay the same, but almost every month there are new additions, and eventually some items will disappear. Please keep coming back to see what changes we have made. If you’ve not visited for a while, have a look at the What’s New page, where we keep a running log of changes made to the site.
The Friends of the Cromford Canal is a charitable organisation whose aim is to see the restoration of the historic Cromford Canal for the benefit of the general public.
Recently refurbished, the Yew Tree is once again open for business! They keep a good range of real ales and excellent wines. Food service is now available, lunchtimes, evenings and weekends.
CONTACT THE YEW TREE INN ON 01773 833626
Quality printing in Alfreton at very reasonable prices. CONTACT IAN ON 01773 832825
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