Derbyshire Record Office re-opens: a report from Chaddesden Historical Group

We had our official re-opening on the 19th of March.  Here is a report on the occasion by one of our guests, Andrew Bailey, who is chairman of the Chaddesden Historical Group.  For more about the group, see http://www.chaddesdenhistoricalgroup.co.uk. On Tuesday 19th March 2013 three members of The Chaddesden Historical Group had the pleasure of … Continue reading Derbyshire Record Office re-opens: a report from Chaddesden Historical Group

Three Uses for the Burney Collection (2)

More now from the Burney collection, and the second of three suggested uses for the database. If you are a family historian or biographer, and you suspect the subject of your research ran into financial trouble, you could check lists of recent bankruptcy cases. Here, for instance, are notices from the Gazetteer and New Daily … Continue reading Three Uses for the Burney Collection (2)