Glossop Heritage Trust

Local History Articles

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Prehistoric times to The Roman Empire
Button image What is Glossop Heritage?
Button image Derivations for the name of Glossop.
Button image Melandra Roman Fort.
The Monks and the Barons
Button image Glossop & the Monks of Basingwerk.
Button image The Howard Family, Barons of Glossop Hall.
Old Town and New Town
Button image Developments in the Second Quarter of the 19th Century.
Button image Glossop, an extract from an 1846 Derbyshire Directory.
Button image Longdendale Historical & Descriptive Sketches, 1863.
Button image Glossop, Hadfield & District Almanack, 1907.
Button image Old Glossop.
Button image Harehills and Howardtown.
Button image Story of Victoria Hall.
Button image Matthew Ellison Hadfield, Architect.
Button image Robert Hamnett, Historian.
Industry
Button image The Cotton Industry in Glossopdale.
Button image Edmund Potter and the Dinting Printworks, a brief history.
Button image Gnat Hole - a Woollen Mill in a Cotton Town.
Button image Olive & Partington's Turnlee Mills.
Button image Isaac Jackson, Hawkshead, a brief history.
Button image The Wood Family - Mill owners of Glossopdale.
Button image Francis James Sumner and Wren Nest Mills.
Religion and Education
Button image Glossopdale Churches and Chapels.
Button image Methodist Snippets.
Button image Church Bazaar Handbook extracts.
Button image Glossopdale Schools.
Road and Rail
Button image The Glossop Turnpike Roads.
Button image The Railways in Glossop.
Shops
Button image Glossop Co-operative Society.
Button image A Glossop Apothecary & The Ducal Warrant.
Hadfield
Button image Scenes from Hadfield.
Button image Station Road, Hadfield - Then and Now.
Parks
Button image Manor Park - The Grounds of Glossop Hall.
Button image Howard Park - Wood's Baths and Wood's Hospital.
Button image Partington Convalescent Home.
Military Matters
Button image Glossop Detachment of the Cheshire Regiment.
Button image Glossop - World War 1.
Button image WW2 The Royal Signals - Glossop's own regiment.
Button image Boeing RB-29A [F13-A] Superfortress 44-61999 "Over Exposed".

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Page last updated: 29 March 2017.