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A Unique Photographic Record of Matlock & District, 1910-1915, and World War One Soldiers

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Place: Matlock
Property / Street / Road: Town Hall
Date: Saturday 28 March 1914.
From information published in The High Peak News on 4 April 1914.
Description/Historical Information: Matlock's Fire Brigade including Firemen Platts, Reader, Dunn, Smith, Taylor, Flint, Vallance, Keeling and Froggatt. One name is missing as there are 10 men in the picture.
The two gentlemen with their back to the photographer are:
Captain John Nuttall (wearing the bowler hat), who was the temporary brigade captain and also an architect and surveyor;
Mr. Moss of the Company of Shand Mason's of London who had just sold a new/refurbished fire engine to Matlock UDC. The two men were addressing the brigade prior to a demonstration staged below Rockside.
See, in the Uniforms - Non-Military section, VLA4983 | VLA4986.
Also see, in the Events Matlock section, VLA4947 | VLA4967 | VLA5186 | VLA5192 | VLA5200 | VLA5218.
Further information
elsewhere on this site:
The Matlocks UDC Fire Brigade, 1925-30
- Empire Day, 1914
Image Reference: VLA4981
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