On this day… Belper Union Meeting of Guardians 10th June 1916

A post from Bernadette, currently on a work placement at the Record Office As part of my work experience at the Record Office, I recently carried out a transcription of a meeting from Minute Book of the Belper Union Meeting of Guardians. Here is a summary of what I discovered as an example of a … Continue reading On this day… Belper Union Meeting of Guardians 10th June 1916

The record office – a Safe Place to be

The record office recently signed up to become a designated Safe Place within the county.  Not sure what a Safe Place is?  Then I'll explain... The Derbyshire Safe Place Scheme is a voluntary scheme for organisations and businesses who wish to join a network of designated safe places throughout the county.  The scheme is run by Derbyshire … Continue reading The record office – a Safe Place to be

Dronfield History

In 2015 Dronfield Heritage Trust published 2 of the last books by the late David Hey, who lived in Dronfield Woodhouse from 1974, and was a trustee of Dronfield Hall Barn project. He had been actively involved in the local history of the area for many years. We have recently added them to our collection. … Continue reading Dronfield History