Derbyshire Media and Book Reviews

Reviews in 2001

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 8th January 2001 and 10th December 2001.

  1. Craven, Maxwell and Stanley, Michael - The Derbyshire Country House.
    Published by Landmark Collector's Library of Ashbourne.
    • ISBN 1-84306-007-8 & 1-84306-041-8
    Read more in this Review of ‘The Derbyshire Country House’ (Peak Advertiser, 10th December 2001).

  2. Porter, William Smith - Notes from a Peakland Parish (half price).
    Published by Country Books of Little Longstone. (Reprinted as facsimile)
    Read more in this Review of ‘Notes from a Peakland Parish’ (Peak Advertiser, 10th December 2001).
    NB: This was reviewed originally on 30th April 2001; see below. It is now on offer at half-price.

  3. Hill, Tony & Black, Paul - The Spirit of Tideswell.
    Published by Landmark Publishing Ltd of Ashbourne.
    • ISBN 1-84306-010-8
    Already out of print (reprint due Summer 2003).
    For information, read more in this Review of ‘The Spirit of Tideswell’ (Peak Advertiser, 12th November 2001).

  4. Taylor, Keith & Brown, Trevor - A Derbyshire Parish at Peace and War.
    South Darley 1925-1955. Published by Country Books of Little Longstone.
    • ISBN 1-898941-59-9
    Read more in this Review of ‘A Derbyshire Parish at Peace and War’ (Peak Advertiser, 29th October 2001).

  5. Pipes, Les - The Long Way Home.
    Published by Derbyshire County Council, Libraries & Heritage Department.
    • ISBN 0903463-64-4
    Read more in this Review of ‘The Long Way Home’ (Peak Advertiser, 15th October 2001).

  6. Jones, Melvyn (Mel) - Protecting The Beautiful Frame. Published by Hallamshire Press.
    • ISBN 1-874718-61-X
    Read more in this Review of ‘Protecting The Beautiful Frame’ (Peak Advertiser, 1st October 2001).

  7. Clarke, David - Supernatural Peak District (paperback). Published by Robert Hale.
    • ISBN 0-7090-6814-X
    Read more in this Review of ‘Supernatural Peak District’ (Peak Advertiser, 1st October 2001).
    NB: This was reviewed originally in its hardback edition, 19th February 2001; see below.

  8. Tushingham, Eric and Mansfield, Clifford - Nelson's Flagship at Copenhagen H.M.S.
    ELEPHANT
    , The Men the Ship the Battle. Published by The Nelson Society.
    • ISBN 0-9537200-2-0
    Read more in this Review of ‘Nelson's Flagship at Copenhagen’ (Peak Advertiser, 3rd September 2001).

  9. Bates, Tom - Discovering Derbyshire's White Peak. Published by ALD Design & Print.
    • ISBN 1-901587-11-8
    Read more in this Review of ‘Discovering Derbyshire's White Peak’ (Peak Advertiser, 20th August 2001).

  10. Middleton Village History Group - Our Middleton.
    "An historical celebration of the ancient parish of Middleton and Smerrill".
    Read more in this Review of ‘Our Middleton’ (Peak Advertiser, 23rd July 2001).

  11. Rogers, Frank - More Curiosities of Derbyshire and the Peak District.
    Published by Derbyshire Countryside Limited.
    • ISBN 085100 132 7
    Read more in this Review of ‘More Curiosities of Derbyshire and the Peak District’ (Peak Advertiser, 9th July 2001).

  12. Cromford Womens' Institute - Memories of Cromford.
    "A Derbyshire Village seen through the eyes of its people 1900 - 2000".
    Read more in this Review of ‘Memories of Cromford’ (Peak Advertiser, 9th July 2001).

  13. Jackson, Gordon - "True Brit": The Adventures of Peter Fidler of Bolsover.
    Published by Country Books of Little Longstone.
    • ISBN 1-898941-48-3
    Read more in this Review of ‘"True Brit" The Adventures of Peter Fidler of Bolsover’ (Peak Advertiser, 30th April 2001).

  14. Porter, William Smith - Notes from a Peakland Parish. Published by Country Books of Little Longstone. (Reprinted as facsimile)
    Read more in this Review of ‘Notes from a Peakland Parish’ (Peak Advertiser, 30th April 2001).

  15. Schofield, R B - Benjamin Outram. Published by Merton Priory Press.
    • ISBN 1-898937-42-7
    Read more in this Review of ‘Benjamin Outram’ (Peak Advertiser, 5th March 2001).

  16. Clarke, David - Supernatural Peak District. Published by Robert Hale.
    • ISBN 0-7090-6814-X
    Read more in this Review of ‘Supernatural Peak District’ (Peak Advertiser, 19th February 2001).

  17. Taylor, Keith & Brown, Trevor - A Derbyshire Parish At War.
    South Darley and the Great War 1914-1919. Published by Country Books of Little Longstone.
    • ISBN 1-898941-53-X
    Read more in this Review of ‘A Derbyshire Parish At War’ (Peak Advertiser, 22nd January 2001).

  18. Ford, Trevor D. - Derbyshire Blue John. Published by Landmark Publishing Ltd of Ashbourne.
    • ISBN 1-873775-19-9
    Read more in this Review of ‘Derbyshire Blue John’ (Peak Advertiser, 8th January 2001).

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