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Global Cotton Connections: a summary of the Global Cotton Connections and Legacy Makers projects and research. With thanks to Dr Susanne Seymour of the University of Nottingham for her extensive work in the development of this material, to Dr Helen Bates and Lisa Robinson for their contributions as leaders of Legacy Makers, Bright Ideas Nottingham.
Mill workers grave markers at St Matthew’s Church: research by a team of volunteers with Bright Ideas Nottingham and Dr Stephen Walker.
Cromford 1841: Stephen Hill pulls together information from the 1841 Census and Tithe Award records to build a better picture of who lived where and the social demographic of Cromford at that time.
The London Mothers at Willersley Castle: research by Heidi Luker for the Great Place Scheme.
Charted Territory: find out how to access digitised historic maps of the Derwent Valley Mills area to help you with your research.
Willersley Castle: a paper produced by Barry Joyce and Doreen Buxton with the assistance of David Hool for the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Partnership.
Oakhill and The Vicarage: a paper produced by Barry Joyce for the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Partnership. Much assistance in the writing of this paper was given by Doreen Buxton and David Hool, to whom the author is greatly indebted. David Hool generously made available much material on William Melville. The author is also indebted to Dr Mark Askey and Derbyshire Dales District Council for permission to reproduce photographs of the interior of The Vicarage.
Rock House: research for this paper has been undertaken by David Hool, Doreen Buxton and Barry Joyce, with assistance from Andrew Barber. Editor: Barry Joyce. The research team would like to place on record their thanks to the owners and residents who have made their investigations possible.
PROTHEGO: The PROTection of European Cultural HEritage from GeOhazards) project: application of innovative EO techniques for geohazards assessment in the Derwent Valley Mills WHS.
Global Cotton Connections
Global Cotton Connections summary by Susanne Seymour of project looking at the Derwent Valley Mills and Transatlantic Slavery
Mill workers grave markers at St Matthew’s Church
This is a biographical study of mill workers commemorated on grave markers at St Matthew’s church Darley Abbey.
Stephen Hill pulls together information from the 1841 Census and Tithe Award records to build a better picture of who lived where and the social demographic of Cromford at that time.
Find out how to access all the digitised historic maps of the Derwent Valley to help you with your research
Willersley Castle Research
Willersley Castle research paper produced by Barry Joyce and Doreen Buxton with the assistance of David Hool on the history of this important former Arkwright residence
The London Mothers at Willersley Castle
The London Mothers at Willersley Castle Research by Heidi Luker, as part of the Great Place Scheme, funded by National Lottery Heritage Fund and Arts Council England
Oakhill and The Vicarage Research
Oakhill and The Vicarage Research produced by Barry Joyce, with assistance by Doreen Buxton and David Hool
Rock House Research
Rock House Research paper by David Hool, Doreen Buxton, Barry Joyce and Andrew Barber on this former Arkwright residence
The DVMWHS is one of the PROTHEGO case study sites selected for local scale monitoring, investigation and advanced modelling.