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Post card of Shipley Hall
Shipley Postcards

Although it is on the edge of our area, Shipley is probably the most photographed part of the district. This page gives just a few of the many postcards which can be found of the Hall, the lake, and the wood. It is often listed as Shipley, Ilkeston – the Ilkeston & District Local History Society often also publish items in relation to Shipley, as it is really “owned” by both Societies.

Stainsby House

Stainsby House

Stainsby House is no more, though there is a modern building of that name (see below). Stainsby is...

Smalley

Smalley

The Jacobites in Smalley Few people would readily associate the village of Smalley, situated about...

Britannia Park

Britannia Park

Shipley Country Park was opened in 1976, covering the area around the old Shipley Hall, demolished...

Shipley

Shipley

There had been a hall at Shipley since at least the 13th century. It is known that Sir Edward...

Loscoe

Loscoe

Loscoe certainly existed in the 1500s, when a furnace, owned by the lords of Codnor Castle, was in...

Codnor

Codnor

The village of Codnor has been a major crossroads for over a thousand years. Roads meet on the...

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