Programme 2003-4



What's New

Future Plans


Local History Topics

... by location

Heanor Pubs

  The Market Place

  Memorial Park

Langley Mill

Langley Mill Floods




Marlpool & Langley


Shipley Postcards

Alfred Seaman Photos

Britannia Park

Britannia Craftsmen


   Stainsby House

Forgotten Place Names

... by subject

Churches & Chapels

  Heanor Baptist

  Jehovah's Witnesses

  Langley Mill Baptist

  Vicars of Heanor

War Memorials

  Grammar School

Ghost Stories

Local Industries


  Vic Hallam Ltd


  Ormonde Colliery

  Mine Accidents

Noted People

Henry Garnett




Eastwood Station

Road Transport

MGO Bus Routes


Society News

Committee Members

Programme 2013/14

Programme 2012/13

Programme 2011/12

Programme 2010/11

Programme 2009/10

Programme 2008/9

Programme 2007/8

Programme 2006/7

Programme 2005/6

Programme 2004/5

Programme 2003/4

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Street Names

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Portrait of Heanor

Heanor Omnibus Co



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The Society's meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month in the Wilmot Street Community Centre. All start at 7.30pm.

You don't have to be a member of the Society to attend our meetings -
 visitors are always welcome.
Non-members are invited to contribute a donation
to the Society at their discretion.

Here is the programme of events during 2003/4:

Tuesday 9 September 2003
Looking Back at Ourselves
A talk by Bryan Wright on Langley Mill, together with a postcard display by
Andrew Knighton

Tuesday 14 October 2003
Derbyshire Landscapes for All Seasons
An illustrated talk by
Stuart Bramwell

Tuesday 11 November 2003
The FitzHerberts of Tissington Hall
A talk and slideshow, presented by Ruth Jordan, on the FitzHerbert family and the Tissington area, near Ashbourne

Tuesday 9 December 2003
Brindleyís 18th Century Inland Port
An explanation of the development and importance of Shardlow to the canal system. Speaker - Jeffery Clifton

Tuesday 13 January 2004
Transport through the Ages
A series of films, presented by Les Henshaw, on what is always the most popular subject for our meetings.

Tuesday 10 February 2004
Past Times in Amber Valley
Committee Member Brian Key gives an illustrated talk on the area covered by Amber Valley District Council, which includes Heanor.

Tuesday 9 March 2004
Less Well-Known Areas of Derbyshire
An illustrated talk by
Joan Ward

Tuesday 13 April 2004
Annual General Meeting, followed by "Around Old Heanor," presented by Society members.

Tuesday 11 May 2004
Visit to Tissington Hall, following Novemberís meeting.

Tuesday 8 June 2004
Visit to Shardlow, to fit in with Decemberís meeting.

Above - The Wesleyan Chapel
(now demolished), Station Road, Langley Mill.

Above - The Clock Warehouse, Shardlow. Built 1780 (photo dated 1975, shortly before renovation).

Above - Waingroves Hall, near Ripley
(Amber Valley)

Below - Tissington Hall, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire, home of the FitzHerbert family

The top three images on this page are reproduced by kind permission of, with acknowledgments to (i) Brighouse Collection, (ii) Val Sisson, (iii) Wood Collection.
Digital Image copyright © North East Midland Photographic Record. All other rights reserved.


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