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List of Subscriptions for the Erection and Support of the Intended
DERBYSHIRE INFIRMARY, 1805
With the Number and Amount of Instalments of the Donations which have been paid into the hands of the Treasurers
John Crompton, and Thomas Evans Esqrs.[1]

Subscribers Names Donations
(£-s-d)
Number of
Instalments paid in
Amount of Instalments
paid in (£-s-d)
Annual Subscriptions
(£-s-d)
Arkwright Richard . . . . . . . 1000-0-0 3 750-0-0 10-10-0
Brown [Bown?] Miss, Matlock - - - 1-1-0
Evans, George, Matlock 21-0-0 3 15-15-0 -
Holcombe Rev. George, Matlock - - - 2-2-0
Matlock Parish of - - - 2-2-0
Nuttall George, Matlock - - - 2-2-0
Saxton Thomas, Lea - - - 2-2-0
Woolley Adam, Matlock - - - 2-2-0

John Horrocks, Clerk to the Committee
Lists Containing Five or Less Names
1. The Deserter Index 1826-1840
An index to soldiers of British army regiments, Royal marines and the Honourable East India Company's Service who deserted their units and whose names were published in the Police Gazette between 1 January 1828 - 31 December 1840. Published by Manchester and Lancashire FHS (1999) in five sections on twelve microfiche, covering the whole of the British Isles.[2]

The names below are for Matlock men who deserted.

Christian name / Surname / Regiment / Age / Abode [Previous] / former occupation / date
Thos STEELE, RM Portsmouth Div. 29, Matlock, bleacher, 7 Oct 1828
Henry WARD, 1st Bat Gren Gds, 24, Mullock (Matlock?) lab, 3 Oct 1838
Jms WESTON, 33rd Foot, 20, Matlock, lab, 16 Feb 1833.
Jms WESTON, 33rd Foot, 22, Matlock, lab, 16 Aug 1834.

Also see Newspaper Cuttings: An Army Deserter in 1762
2. Lunacy Returns, 1828

Michael Spencer writes that Lunacy Returns were listed in Quarter Sessions. Below are those from 1828; they were not listed in 1831, possibly having either died or moved elsewhere.[3]

  • James RAWSON 50 lunatic, dangerous at times, disordered 19 yrs. In Ashover Poor House since February 1809. Parish expence six shillings per week
  • Maria BEASTAL 72 lunatic, not dangerous, disordered 12 yrs. In Ashover Poor House since June 1818. Parish expence six shillings per week

    Certified by G SPENCER Surgeon 10 Sep 1828
    Overseer George HEPWORTH
    JP Charles HURT
3. Derbyshire County Council: Representing Matlock and District
May, 1891[4]
Electoral Division: Names & Addresses of Councillors
Matlock Job SMITH, Malvern House, Matlock Bank
Winster Henry DEELEY, Riversdale house, Darley Dale, Matlock
Wirksworth
Frederick Charles ARKWRIGHT, Willersley, Cromford, Derbyshire


1895[5]
Electoral Division: Names & Addresses of Councillors
Matlock Cooper DRABBLE, The Mount, Matlock Bank
Winster Henry DEELEY, Riversdale house, Darley Dale, Matlock
Wirksworth
Frederick Charles ARKWRIGHT, Willersley, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire

1899[6]
Electoral Division: Names & Addresses of Councillors
Crich Albert F. HURT, Alderwasley hall, Matlock Bath
Matlock T. Cooper DRABBLE, The Lodge, Darley Dale, Matlock
Winster Henry DEELEY, Riversdale house, Darley Dale, Matlock
Wirksworth
Frederick Charles ARKWRIGHT, Willersley, Cromford, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire

Aug 1912[7]
Electoral Division: Names & Addresses of Councillors
Crich George Godfrey Macdonald M.D., J.P., Crich, Matlock Bath
Matlock John Bertram Marsden-Smedley J.P. Lea green, Cromford
Winster Charles Frederick White, Woodside, Matlock Bath

The extracts above are taken from:

[1] Extracted from the list published in "The Derby Mercury", 31 January, 1805
[2]
Deserter Index list typed by Jean Durbin, 2001, who has kindly given permission for publication here.
Also reproduced here with the very kind permission of the Manchester & Lancashire FHS, who have microfiche of the full transcript for sale.
© Crown Copyright. *See link to Copyright at the National Archives.
[3] With very grateful thanks to Michael Spencer of Matlock
[4] "Kelly's Directory of the Counties of Derby, Notts, Leicester and Rutland", (May 1891), London, pp.12-13
[5] "Kelly's Directory of Derbyshire" (1895). London, pp.12-13
[6] "Kelly's Directory of Derbyshire" (1899), London, pp.12-13
[7] "Kelly's Directory of Derbyshire" (Aug 1912) London, pp.10-11