Derbyshire Media and Book Reviews

Reviews in 1999-2000

This is an index to a selection of Reviews of Books featuring Derbyshire, mainly from The Peak Advertiser. Reviews by Julie Bunting are reproduced with kind permission.

This listing is in order of publication (when known), and covers reviews published between 22nd November 1999 and 18th December 2000.

  1. Dodd, A.E. & E.M. - Peakland Roads & Trackways.
    Published by Landmark Collector's Library of Ashbourne.
    • ISBN 1-901522-91-1
    Read more in this Review of ‘Peakland Roads & Trackways’ (Peak Advertiser, 18th December 2000).

  2. Sharpe, Neville T. - The Land of the Etherow. Published by Churnet Valley Books, 2000.
    • ISBN 1-897949-68-5
    Read more in this Review of ‘The Land of the Etherow’ (Peak Advertiser, 4th December 2000).

  3. Rieuwerts, Dr J.H. (Jim) - Lathkill Dale, Derbyshire: its Mines and Miners.
    Published by Landmark Collector's Library of Ashbourne.
    • ISBN 1-901522-80-6
    Read more in this Review of ‘Lathkill Dale, Derbyshire: its Mines and Miners’ (Peak Advertiser, 4th December 2000).

  4. Wilson, Norman - The Tap Dressers, A Celebration.
    Published by Country Books of Little Longstone.
    • ISBN 1 898941 47 5
    Read more in this Review of ‘The Tap Dressers, A Celebration’ (Peak Advertiser, 20th November 2000).

  5. Derbyshire, Drew - Misty's Spring.
    Not relating to Family History, but may provide background information or interest.
    Read more in this Review of ‘Misty's Spring’ (Peak Advertiser, 9th October 2000).

  6. Holmes, Tony - Wirksworth in Old Picture Postcards. Published by European Library.
    • ISBN 90 288 2200 3
    Read more in this Review of ‘Wirksworth in Old Picture Postcards’ (Peak Advertiser, 9th October 2000).

  7. Gordon, Ruth - A Sense of Place: Derbyshire in Fiction.
    Published by Derbyshire County Council, Libraries & Heritage Department.
    • ISBN  0 903463 61 X
    Not relating to Family History, but may provide background information or interest.
    Read more in this Review of ‘A Sense of Place: Derbyshire in Fiction’ (Peak Advertiser, 25th September 2000).

  8. Flindall, Roger - What The Papers Said .... Published by The Peak District Mines Historical Society.
    • ISBN 0 904334 24 4.
    Read more in this Review of ‘What The Papers Said ...’ (Peak Advertiser, 11th September 2000).

  9. Kettle, Pamela - Oldcotes. Published by Merton Priory Press.
    • ISBN 1 898937 39 7.
    Read more in this Review of ‘Oldcotes’ (Peak Advertiser, 11th September 2000).

  10. Rotherham, Ian D. - Peatland Ecology and Archaeology:: management of a cultural landscape.
    Published by Wildtrack Publishing of Sheffield.
    Not relating to Family History, but may provide background information or interest.
    Read more in this Review of ‘Peatland Ecology and Archaeology’ (Peak Advertiser, 11th September 2000)

  11. Rotherham, Ian D. & Jones, Melvyn (Mel) - The Peak District Journal of Natural History and Archaeology.
    Published by Wildtrack Publishing of Sheffield.
    Not relating to Family History, but may provide background information or interest.
    Read more in this Review of ‘Peatland Ecology and Archaeology’ (Peak Advertiser, 11th September 2000)

  12. Authors, Various - Hathersage: Images of the Past.
    Published by Historical Hathersage Millennium Project.
    Read more in this Review of ‘Hathersage: Images of the Past’ (Peak Advertiser, 28th August 2000).
    NB: Images of the Past is now (2009) out of print.

  13. Winster Local History Group - Winster, A Peak District Village Remembers.
    Read more in this Review of ‘Winster, A Peak District Village Remembers’ (Peak Advertiser, 14th August 2000).

  14. Sharpe, Neville T. - Peakland Pickings. Published by Churnet Valley Books, 2000.
    • ISBN 1 897949 51 0.
    Read more in this Review of ‘Peakland Pickings’ (Peak Advertiser, 31st July 2000).

  15. Dawson, Bob and Clendon, Ryland - Hathersage Remembers. Printed by Valley Printers of Hathersage.
    Read more in this Review of ‘Hathersage Remembers’ (Peak Advertiser, 17th July 2000).

  16. Turbutt, Gladwyn - A History of Derbyshire. Published by Merton Priory Press, 1999.
    Read more in this Review of ‘A History of Derbyshire’ (Peak Advertiser, 5th June 2000).

  17. Beswick, Julia and Wilkes, Eric - Calver - A Book for the Millennium.
    Read more in this Review of ‘Calver - A Book for the Millennium’ (Peak Advertiser, 10th April 2000).

  18. Lindup, Stella, and others - Bonsall - A Portrait of a Village and its Church.
    Written, edited and published in Bonsall by local people.
    Read more in this Review of ‘Bonsall - A Portrait of a Village and its Church’ (Peak Advertiser, 27th March 2000).

  19. Bunting, Julie - The Earls and Dukes of Devonshire. Derbyshire Heritage Series.
    • ISBN 1 874754 70 5
    Read more in this Review of ‘The Earls and Dukes of Devonshire’ (Peak Advertiser, 13th September 1999).

  20. Bunting, Julie - A Peakland Chronology. Derbyshire Heritage Series.
    • ISBN 0 946404 58 5.
    Tells the story of the Peak from prehistoric times to the 20th century. Illustrated with b&w photographs and line drawings. Read more in this Review of ‘A Peakland Chronology.

  21. Bunting, Richard - Anglo-Saxon and Viking Derbyshire. Derbyshire Heritage Series.
    • ISBN 0 946404 03 8.
    Read more in this Review of ‘Anglo-Saxon and Viking Derbyshire.

  22. Heaf, Eric - Tideswell Tracks.
    Sadly out of print, but for information, read more in this Review of ‘Tideswell Tracks’ (Peak Advertiser, 20th December 1999).

  23. Willies, Lynn and Parker, Harry - Images of England: Peak District Mining and Quarrying.
    Published by Tempus, 1999.
    • ISBN 0-7524-1710-X.
    Read more in this Review of ‘Images of England: Peak District Mining and Quarrying’ (Peak Advertiser, 22nd November 1999).

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