Guide to Matlock ... , about 1869*
|Eighteenth and nineteenth century tour guides about Matlock Bath and Matlock
Four Smaller Advertisements
|John Clark, Joseph Greaves, Joseph Radfirth
and Matthew and Mary Stevenson, with a few additional notes
Born in South Witham, Lincolnshire, John Clark worked as a photographer
or photographic artist in Matlock Bath for a number of years (see
Matlock & Matlock Bath Photographers),
and advertised in trades directories between 1864 and 1876:
Joseph Greaves also advertised as a chemist in the Kelly's 1864 Directory:
Directory of 1864
Joseph Radfirth, whose advertisement is above, died "rather
on 25 August 1869, aged 28 ("Derbyshire Times",
11 September 1869), and his MI is onsite:
Read his MI
River Derwent and the Devonshire Hotel, Matlock Bath
Matthew Stevenson was born in Stanton Lees and his wife Mary was from
The Trades Directory for 1876 shows him at Bellevue and he was still
there in 1887.
Directory for 1876
Also see Belle Vue Hydro, about 1903
*'Bemroses' Guide to Matlock, Bakewell, Chatsworth, Haddon Hall,
&c' by John Hicklin, Third Edition, pub Bemrose and Sons,
London (no date, but about 1869).
Reproduced here with the very kind permission and help of Sonia Addis
Smith, whose book this is from.
OCRed and images scanned by Ann Andrews, 2001 - 2004.
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