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Become a house detective

When was my house built? How has it changed over the years? Who were the previous residents? If these are questions you would like to find answers to, we are here to help.  511 more words


The Seventh Stile

This has long been something of a minor mystery to me,  but there must be some local folk who can give a definitive answer.  Every now and then I walk over to Hammerwich (and beyond), much as my local ancestors often did on Sunday afternoons.  470 more words

Family History

History on Derwent Moor - Peak District

You can find a lot of history in a couple of hours walking on Derwent Moor in the Peak District National Park. Starting at Cutthroat Bridge on the main Sheffield to Glossop road, the bridge itself home to two murders several centuries apart, you immediately come across some Ordnance Survey history. 805 more words

Peak District

Different types of skills for use on the hills

I have been suffering with a bit of a cold so decided to take it easy this weekend but still get outdoors and hit the local hills. 131 more words


Processing OS Mastermap topography dataset

OS MasterMap Topography Layer is the most detailed and accurate view of Great Britain’s landscape – from roads to fields, to buildings and trees, fences, paths and more. 890 more words


The Change

 The Change

‘I think there’s a Change coming,’ said Grandpa

‘What do you mean?’ I asked

‘It happened before Jimmy, when I was around your age. 1,515 more words

Richard Kefford


Late notice, apologies. I’m talking about the project again, this time it’s at a Research Slam in Edinburgh, (tomorrow night).

It’s free, so if you’re in the vicinity – and free – please come along: … 7 more words