Between 11 November and 22 December 2019, we will be consulting about reducing our opening hours from 30 to 22.5 hours a week. Derbyshire County Council's budget continues to face huge pressures, with greater demands on adult social care and services for vulnerable children. The council's budget for the coming year is around £500 million, with a … Continue reading Opening hours consultation
From Roger, Cataloguing Volunteer Recently I have been listing a collection of records that have been in the custody of the record office for several decades, although a few additions were made in the last couple of years (ref: D1622). The wide range of subjects, dates and locations of the documents in this collection can … Continue reading Three Maps, Three Men and One Town
Before July 1912, the original copyright holder was the creator of the photo, i.e. the photographer. Surely not a surprise. However between July 1912 and July 1989, the original copyright holder was the owner of the material on which the image was taken, i.e. the negative. This could be a corporate body such as Magnum … Continue reading Did You Know?
The hidden talents of the Record Office team have been stirred... inspired by the Sir John Franklin story some of our staff members have specially recorded some traditional music to accompany our new online exhibition for Google Arts and Culture. The tradition of singing, or chanting, of sea shanties and ballads aboard ships flourished during the 19th … Continue reading Inspired by Franklin…