|General news items
Riber & Starkholmes Newspaper Cuttings
The numerous reports begin with a quack doctor and the death of
a married woman in 1745 and finish with the death of Matlock's
then oldest resident in 1928.
Bath & Scarthin Newspaper Cuttings
Beginning in 1751 with
the Old and New Bath and ending just before the outbreak of the
Second World War with a family funeral.
| Matlock & Matlock
Bath Public Notices & Announcements
Subjects include sales of property and goods and businesses opening
or closing, currently between the years 1758 and 1916.
| Matlock & Matlock
Bath Newspaper Cuttings, Jul 1914 - Nov 1918
Deals with the First World War, so from the date war was declared
on 28 July 1914 until shortly after the armistice on 11 November
1918. It begins with a regatta and ends with a wounded soldier, covering
a wide range of new stories that are not included elsewhere on the
|Stand alone events
of Princess Victoria & Her Mother, 1832.
A good deal has been written over the years about this mid-autumn
visit to Matlock Bath by the thirteen year old Princess and her mother.
Matlock Bath Riot, 1863
On Saturday 29th August a large party of Sheffield workers and the
managers, clerks and their wives arrived in Matlock Bath for a works
outing. The day was to go horribly wrong.
Murder of Martha Morrall, 26 March 1891.
Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, 1897.
Matlock and District marked Queen Victoria's sixty years on the
throne in some style on Jubilee Day itself. Bunting was put up and
there were lunches and teas, sports and bands entertained the crowds.
In the evening there were torchlight processions, lighted candle
displays and beacons were lit. The walks in Matlock Bath the were
lit with fairy lamps and illuminated boats were out on the river.
Also includes Hackney and Farley.
|Articles by Roy Christian
Great Matlock Will Case".
Roy Christian's article about the case was written almost 100 years
later and published in "The Derbyshire Advertiser" about
Was Red Tape at Smedley's Hydro Then".
Another article by Roy Christian, about John Smedley and his hydro
on the Bank. It was published in the "Derby Evening Telegraph" on
3 January 1951 and was written before Derbyshire County Council bought
Matlock's largest hydro for conversion to use as the county's centre
|Articles by Sally Mosley
Back In Time - Lilybank (by Sally Mosley)
Originally presented as an interview for Radio Derby about her schooldays
at The Lilybank Presentation Convent (the Nagle Preparatory School),
Sally Mosley later published an article in "The