Derbyshire Media and Book Reviews

Reviews in 2002

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 28th January 2002 and the end of the year.

  1. Baker, Ernest - Moors, Crags and Caves of the High Peak and Neighbourhood.
    Published by Halsgrove.
    • ISBN 1-84114-171-2
    Read more in this Review of ‘Moors, Crags and Caves of the High Peak and Neighbourhood’ (Peak Advertiser, date of publication unknown)

  2. Smith, Roly - Peak Villages. Published by Halsgrove.
    • ISBN 1-84114-185-2
    Read more in this Review of ‘Peak Villages’ (Peak Advertiser, date of publication unknown)

  3. Morrison, John - Tales from Litterdale. Published by Halsgrove.
    • ISBN 1-84114-215-8
    Read more in this Review of ‘Tales from Litterdale’ (Peak Advertiser, date of publication unknown)

  4. Porter, Lindsey - The Spirit of Ashbourne: 2.   Published by Landmark Publishing Ltd.
    • ISBN 1-84306-065-5
    Read more in this Review of ‘The Spirit of Ashbourne: 2’ (Peak Advertiser, 2nd December 2002).

  5. Taylor, Keith - Darley Dale Remembered : Through 50 Years of War and Peace.  
    Published by Country Books.
    • ISBN 1-898941-79-3
    Read more in this Review of ‘Darley Dale Remembered : Through 50 Years of War and Peace’ (Peak Advertiser, 18th November 2002).

  6. Kilburn, Terence - Joseph Whitworth: Toolmaker.
    Available in limited numbers from The Joseph Whitworth Centre in Darley Dale.
    Read more in this Review of ‘Joseph Whitworth: Toolmaker’ (Peak Advertiser, 4th November 2002).

  7. Downes, Suzanne - The Devil Drives a Jaguar.   Published by Country Books.
    • ISBN 1-898941-75-0
    Fiction, but relates to Local History and may provide background information or interest.
    Read more in this Review of ‘The Devil Drives a Jaguar’ (Peak Advertiser, 21st October 2002).

  8. Nicholls, Paul - Buyer Beware!   Published by Country Books.
    • ISBN 1-898941-76-9
    Not relating to Family History, but may provide background information or interest.
    Read more in this Review of ‘Buyer Beware!’ (Peak Advertiser, 23rd September 2002).

  9. Pearson, John - Stags and Serpents.
    Published by Country Books of Little Longstone.
    • ISBN 1-898941-58-0
    Read more in this Review of ‘Stags and Serpents’ (Peak Advertiser, 26th August 2002).

  10. Zenner, Peter - The Shakespeare Invention.
    Published by Country Books of Little Longstone.
    • ISBN 1-898941-31-9
    Read more in this Review of ‘The Shakespeare Invention’ (Peak Advertiser, 12th August 2002).

  11. Kent, Jeff - The Mysterious Double Sunset.
    Published by Witan Books.
    • ISBN 0-9529152-5-1
    Read more in this Review of ‘The Mysterious Double Sunset’ (Peak Advertiser, 1st July 2002).

  12. Ford, Trevor D. - Rocks and Scenery of the Peak District.
    Published by Landmark Publishing Ltd.
    • ISBN 1 84306 0264
    Read more in this Review of ‘Rocks and Scenery of the Peak District’ (Peak Advertiser, 15th July 2002).

  13. Smith, Roly - Kinder Scout : Portrait of a Mountain.
    Published by Derbyshire County Council, Libraries & Heritage Department.
    • ISBN 0 903463 68 7
    Read more in this Review of ‘Kinder Scout : Portrait of a Mountain’ (Peak Advertiser, 1st July 2002).

  14. Naylor, Peter and Porter, Lindsey - Well Dressing.
    Published by Landmark Publishing Ltd of Ashbourne.
    • ISBN 1-84306-023-X
    Read more in this Review of ‘Well Dressing’ (Peak Advertiser, 17th June 2002).

  15. Doxey, Jack - O'er Back and on the Hillock.
    Republished by Wirksworth & District Historical Society.
    • ISBN 0-906753-15-5
    Read more in this Review of ‘O'er Back and on the Hillock’ (Peak Advertiser, 17th June 2002).

  16. Beswick, Ron - Ron's Story, Memories of Old Taddington.
    Read more in this Review of ‘Ron's Story, Memories of Old Taddington’ (Peak Advertiser, 3rd June 2002).

  17. Sharpe, Neville T. - Crosses of the Peak District.
    Published by Landmark Publishing Ltd of Ashbourne.
    • ISBN 1-84306-044-2
    Read more in this Review of ‘Crosses of the Peak District’ (Peak Advertiser, 20th May 2002).

  18. Hale, Don - Town without Pity (with Marika Huns & Hamish McGregor).
    Published by Century; Random House, April 2002.
    • ISBN 0 780712 615303
    Not relating to Family History, but may provide background information or interest.
    Read more in this Review of ‘Town without Pity’, by Tom Bates.

  19. Rotherham, Ian D. & Alton, Janet - ‘The Flora Sheffielder’, Volume 1.
    Published by Wildtrack Publishing of Sheffield.
    Not relating to Family History, but may provide background information or interest.
    Read more in this Review of ‘The Flora Sheffielder’ (Peak Advertiser, 8th April 2002)

  20. Rotherham, Ian D. & Jones, Melvyn (Mel) - The Peak District Journal of Natural History and Archaeology, Volume 2.
    Published by Wildtrack Publishing of Sheffield.
    Not relating to Family History, but may provide background information or interest.
    Read more in this Review of ‘The Peak District Journal of Natural History and Archaeology’ (Peak Advertiser, 8th April 2002)

  21. Bunting, Julie - Images of England: Matlock and Matlock Bath.
    Published by Tempus. 2002.
    • ISBN 0 7524 2455 6
    Read more in this Review of ‘Images of England: Matlock and Matlock Bath’, by Tom Bates (Peak Advertiser, 11th March 2002).

  22. Mottram, Elizabeth and Lofthouse, Alistair - Derbyshire in Old Photographs.
    Published by ALD Design & Print.
    • ISBN 1-90158716-9
    Read more in this Review of ‘Derbyshire in Old Photographs’ (Peak Advertiser, 11th March 2002).

  23. Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire Libraries - Sanderson's Map 1835.
    Available through the library service or local book shops.
    • ISBN 0-902751-43-3 and 0-902751-42-5
    Read more in this Review of ‘Sanderson's Map 1835’ (Peak Advertiser, 25th February 2002).

  24. Jackson, Lewis R. - Darleys in the Dale. Published by Country Books of Little Longstone.
    • ISBN 1-898941-69-6
    Read more in this Review of ‘Darleys in the Dale’ (Peak Advertiser, 25th February 2002).

  25. Bellis, Kate & Simmons, Michael - On The Edge. Published by the Rural Media Company.
    • ISBN 0-9530599-0-1
    Read more in this Review of ‘On The Edge’ (Peak Advertiser, 11th February 2002).

  26. Clowes, Peter - The Peak District at War. Published by Churnet Valley Books.
    • ISBN 1-897949-76-6
    Read more in this Review of ‘The Peak District at War’ (Peak Advertiser, 28th January 2002).

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