Monthly Archives: May 2014

Aircraft Wrecks Walk: 24 May 2014

CHS Members braved the wet weather and were rewarded with much interesting information and fantastic views on this guided walk to selected aircraft wreck sites. Read on for more photographs and information via the link below. Field Trip 24 May … Continue reading

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“Lead Mining in the Local Area” by Dr Jim Rieuwerts: 15 May 2014

Jim Rieuwerts’ wide ranging and beautifully illustrated talk detailed the geology and history of lead mining in Castleton and North West Derbyshire as well as giving an insight into the working lives of lead miners.  Read more about his talk via the following link. Talk 15 … Continue reading

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Castleton and Its Old Inhabitants by Kay Harrison: Exciting new research reveals fascinating untold stories of village life

For many years now I have been researching Castleton’s history – in particular the people; those who lived, came, worked and died here. The research painted a fascinating portrait of past village life to me. I have used many archives … Continue reading

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