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.
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.
Button image John Walton of Glossop, Charlestown & Longdendale Works.
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 Doctor's Gate.
Button image The Glossop Turnpike Roads.
Button image The Railways in Glossop.
Button image Glossop Tramways.
Shops
Button image Glossop Co-operative Society.
Button image A Glossop Apothecary & The Ducal Warrant.
Civic Events
Button image The Proclamation of George V.
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".
Disasters
Button image The Great Glossop Flood of 1834.
Button image The Great Storm in Peakland 1930.
Button image The Glossopdale Floods of 1944.
Button image The severe winter of 1940.
Button image The blizzard of 1953.
Button image The blizzard of 1958.
Button image The severe winter of 1962-63.
Button image Snippets from Various Winters.
Local Worthies and Their Legacies to Glossop
Button image Matthew Ellison Hadfield, Architect.
Button image Robert Hamnett, Historian.
Button image Dr Milligan, Glossop's first full-time Medical Officer of Health.
Button image The Joseph Hague Trust (Founded 1779).
Hadfield
Button image Scenes from Hadfield.
Button image Station Road, Hadfield - Then and Now.
Whitfield
Button image The Whitfield Enclosure Award, 1813.
Trade Directories
Button image Click Here to access a menu of local entries from a range of 19th & 20th century trade directories.
T W Ellison's Glossop Dale Reminiscences
A series of articles by Glossop's former Town Clerk. Button image Click Here to go to the contents list.

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Page last updated: 7 June 2017.