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  • Quiz on Derby, England by Andy Savage - Do you know your Derby?
    and may not be used on another site in any form If you wish to link to this Derby quiz then please let me know I will be happy to help you THE QUESTIONS Please wait for ALL pictures to load before clicking on Click here for the answer otherwise it will stop the remaining pictures showing If this does happen just press F5 and they will fill in quickly Are you ready for the Quiz Derby knowledge Question 1 Is photo altered to hide any clues NO a What street would you find a building on which has this on the front of it b What is this building used for today Click here for the answer If the above is text is PURPLE then you have not looked at the answer yet If it is GREEN it means you have looked at the answer The Answer window will show for 10 seconds and close automatically If it does not close after 10 seconds please close it yourself before moving to the next question Derby knowledge Question 2 Is photo altered to hide any clues NO a Which area of town would you find this sign in b Which two buildings have this sign on them and why Click here for the answer If the above is text is PURPLE then you have not looked at the answer yet If it is GREEN it means you have looked at the answer The Answer window will show for 10 seconds and close automatically If it does not close after 10 seconds please close it yourself before moving to the next question Derby knowledge Question 3 Is photo altered to hide any clues NO a Where would you find a plaque with these names on it Click here for the answer

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  • Derby Quiz
    open in a new window so you won t loose your place in the Quiz At the bottom of every set of five questions you will find the navigation links to get to the next previous set of five questions If you enjoyed my Quiz then please leave some guestbook comments by clicking the contact link in the top right of this window I will expand the amount of questions in this quiz over time so it gets even bigger I m sure you will enjoy this quiz so much that you will want to complete all the questions but this may take you quite a while to do On any of the pages of questions you can bookmark the page so you can return to it at a later date To do this simply goto the Add to Favorites button on your browser window or press Ctrl D This will add the current page of five questions to your Favorites list This will show up with a Q icon as you can see in the screen grab on the left as shown Internet Explorer 7 When you want to return to the Derby Photos Quiz simply goto the Favorites menu and click on the link or press Alt C and you will be taken straight to the set of five questions where you left off Ready to start the Derby Quiz if so then click here for the first set of five questions or use the links below If you forgot to bookmark your question page not to worry as here below are links to all of the question pages Simply click on the one you need to get you back to your set of five questions Questions 1 to 5 Questions 6 to 10 Questions 11 to 15

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  • Derbyshire Jigsaw puzzle by Andy Savage
    if you can solve the puzzle Your browser does not support Scripting Click the button below to go to the main index of www derbyphotos co uk C 2001 2004

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  • Derby and Derbyshire Web Links
    me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Peaktorial Images Images in Derbyshire and around Great Britain Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd The Peak District Ian Mackean s photos of the Derbyshire Peak District and other parts of Britain Statley Homes Halls Castles Gardens Parks and Arboretums Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Cascades Gardens In Bonsall Four acres of gardens open each Sunday and Bank Holiday Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Chatsworth House Chatsworth is probably Derbyshires most well known stately home as well as this country s finest stately homes Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Derby Arboretum Derby s Arboretum is England s First Public Park as well as the World s first Arboretum given to the people of Derby as a gift from Joseph Strutt in 1840 Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Eyam Hall Eyam Hall is a 17th century manor house in the village of Eyam Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Haddon Hall Haddon Hall is home to the Manners family and has a unique and unspoilt hall and gardens Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Melbourne Hall Melbourne Hall Gardens were planned by Rt Hon Thomas Coke in the early part of the 18th century Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Tissington Hall 17th Century Jacobean Hall and 10 acres of gardens Accommodation Tourism Housing and letting Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Aston Court Hotel The Legacy Hotel is situated in the heart of Derby on Midland Road Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Derby Homes Providing the people of Derby with the best housing service in the country Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Barne Cottage Self Catering Accommodation within the National Forest Barne Cottage Hartshorne South Derbyshire Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Pinelodge Holidays Self catering accommodation in the heart of Derbyshire and the Peak District National Park Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Derbyshire Bed and Breakfast Looking for somewhere to stop in Derbyshire try the extensive listings here Wildlife parks Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Chestnut Centre The Chestnut centre in Chapel en le Frith is home to Europe s largest collection of multi specied otters owls and other indigenous wildlife Other sites relating to Derby Derbyshire Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd North Derbyshire Memorials Photographic guide to those researching their family histories in Derbyshire Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Derbyshire Heritage Special interest sites in Derbyshire and the Peak District giving an insight into the history and heritage of the county Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Derbyshire Sundials Pictures and detailed descriptions of Sundails sundial calculators Did you realise there were so many types Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Cressbrook Information on the local sights in the Peak District Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd JustDerbyshire Promoting businesses within Derbyshire Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd youandyesterday Your memories and stories about your family s history A new website that YOU contribute to Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Your way Photography and photo restoration Derbyshire Walking Running Cycling and leisure guides Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Online Guide To Derby Activ Derby the most comprehensive guide to Derby on the internet The complete online guide to Derby with comprehensive local business listings local attractions community news and events Discount vouchers jobs cars for sale houses for sale local dating shopping and a free classifieds section Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Derby and South Derbyshire Ramblers Association For the benefit of everyone the enjoyment and discovery that walking outdoors in Derbyshire brings Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Derbyshire Cycle Network Overview of the Derby section of the National Cycle Network Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Discover Derbyshire The Peak District Enchanting villages historic towns and glorious ever changing landscapes are featured in this independent guide to the Peak National Park and Derbyshire Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Peak District Treasure Hunt The Peak District National Park is already a popular destination for walkers of all ages but if you like a challenge have good powers of observation or even fancy your chances at a spot of lateral thinking you ll not be disappointed with this site by Ian Almond Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Peak Walk Collection of Peak District walks highlighting the history and culture of the Peak Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd The Mountain Bike Guide Guide to mountain Biking in The Peak District Derbyshire Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Sinfin Running Club A running club for all abilities running from slow to fast so all runners welcome Events in Derby and Derbyshire n b Annual event websites may be out of date until nearer the event Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Bakewell Show The famous Bakewell show has been running since 1819 Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Belper steam Dedicated website for this annual event Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Belper Events Details of most events happening in the Town of Belper Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Cromford Steam Dedicated website for this annual event Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Derby Fire Show Derby Fire Show Fire Service Preservation Group show at Markeaton Park Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Elvaston Castle Steam Dedicated website for this annual event Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Elvaston Castle Radio Rally Dedicated website for this annual event which is organsied by Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Derbyshire Well Dressings Details all well dressings taking place in Derbyshire No excuse to miss any now Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Saga106 6 Events Guide Details of many events in the East Midlands Derby and Derbyshire Pubs and NightClubs Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Hawk Buckle Etwall Official Web Site for this well known pub in Etwall village Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Blessington carriage Chapel Street Derby Busy pub which has always been popular hidden out of the way Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Zanzibar Nightclub Derby Nightclub located on London Road Derby Local Media and Newpapers Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd BBC Derby The BBC s website for Derby and Derbyshire With some photos supplied by me Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Derby Evening Telegraph This is Derbyshire is the website for the Derby Evening Telegraph Who also produce The Derby Express newspaper Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd BBC East Midlands The BBC s regional news programme Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Belper Today The local Newspaper for Belper Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Ripley Today The local Newspaper for Ripley Local Trusts Societies and Clubs Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Derby Heritage Forum Historic investigations around Derby and anything relating to the Heritage of the city of Derby Includes information on some books by local authors Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Derby Does Curved Corners Derby Does Curved Corners Delightful Deco and Magic Modernism Lots of information on Art Deco buildings including the former Bus Station Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Chesterfield Canal Trust Promoting the full restoration and development of the Chesterfield Canal Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Cromford Canal Society The official website for The Friends of the Cromford Canal is an organisation whose aim is to see the restoration of the historic Cromford Canal for the benefit of the general public Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd DARC Technology Club The DARC Technology club provides an ideal opportunity to meet and listen to interesting presentations and discuss all aspects of technology Meetings in Duffield Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Derby and Sandiacre Canal Society The official website for the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Society who s aim is to restore the former Derby Canal Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Derby Heart Derby HEART Heritage and Environmental Association for Residents Traders has been set up for people who share our concerns about Derby City Council s plans to build major new roads in the centre of the City Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Derwent Valley Mills Stretching 15 miles down the river valley from Matlock Bath to Derby the world Heritage Site contains a fascinating series of historic mill complexes including some of the world s first modern factories visit this site to find out more Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Elvaston Castle Estate Trust The Friends support the Estate Trust s campaign to lease Elvaston Castle Estate from Derbyshire County Council to maintain and restore its listed buildings and gardens as a publicly accessible site Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Glossop Heritage Centre Created by local enthusiasts drawn from the town s many voluntary organisations who wish to share the pleasures and interests of the town and surrounding countryside Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Little Chester Heritage centre The centre is based in St Paul s Church on Mansfield Road in Chester Green Derby Please let me know if this link does not work RIGHT CAPTION Click here to visit this website FGCOLOR slategray TEXTCOLOR yellow BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR white BORDER 1 onMouseOut return nd Shardlow Heritage centre The website for Shardlow Heritage Centre An 18th century canal transhipment port Please let me know if this link does not work

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  • Reviews of www.Derbyphotos.co.uk by Newspapers or Magazines.
    REVIEWS Click above to read this feature Derby Evening Telegraph feature This special feature was printed in the Derby Evening Telegraph on 3rd July 2004 To read the article click on the image to the left Click above to read this article Derbyshire Life Magazine review This three page special feature was in the December issue of Derbyshire Life magazine in December 2002 Derbyshire Life magazine is a well known quality monthly magazine which has been in print since 1931 It is available throughout the world by subscription If you would like to subscribe to the magazine then contact Derbyshire Life Heritage House Lodge Lane Derby DE1 3HE phone 01332 376560 Please note I am NOT connected with Derbyshire life magazine in any way what so ever To read the article click on the image to the left Derby Trader Jeff Martin Borrowash correspondent This mention of my site was by the Borrowash correspondent in The Derby Trader on March 27th 2003 To see the old photos page click HERE To see the Borrowash page click HERE To see the Ockbrook page click HERE Waterways World Magazine review This mention of my Stenson Lock Gates page was in the clicking

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  • What and who is Derby(shire) known for
    in Mathematics and astronomy In 1676 Charles II commissioned Christopher Wren to design an observatory at Greenwich where Flamstead could have a permanent base for studying the stars and planets John Whitehurst 1713 1788 John served his apprenticeship with his father as a clockmaker and moved to Derby around 1735 where he set up a shop in Irongate becoming not only a very notable clockmaker but also a mechanical engineer hydraulicist home improver and meteorologist He also played an important part in the development of the steam engine Amongst his friends were Benjamin Franklin inventor and American patriot who stayed with him on three occasions at his house in Derby He left Derby to go to London and become the first Stamper of Money Weights at the Royal Mint Charlotte Bronte 1816 1855 Charlotte Bronte visited her close friend Ellen Nussey whose brother Henry was the vicar of Hathersage in 1845 She stayed for three weeks at the vicarage around the same time that she was writing Jane Eyre which was published in 1847 The name of the heroine in the novel and descriptions of places seem to tie in with the Hathersage locality Her description of Thornfield Hall three stories high of proportions not vast though considerable a gentleman s residence not a nobleman s seat battlements round the top gave it a picturesque look seem to match that of the 15th century manor house of North Lees Hall Morton in her book is possibly a rename of Hathersage Henry Mosley Stevens 1856 1934 Henry or The Hot Dog King was born in 1856 in the Litchurch ward of Derby In 1877 he married a Mary Wragg and they setup home on Russell Street now demolished where they had three children He set up a greengrocers and supplied the then new Normanton Barracks with milk In 1890 he moved his family to the U S A The innovative snack proved a hit and when cartoonist Thomas Dorgan called it a hot dog in a famous cartoon the name stuck America s love of the Hot Dog was born in Derby Audley Bowdler Williamson 1916 2004 Audley was born in Heanor in 1916 In 1947 he invented the well known cleaning product Swarfega Swarfega is a brand of heavy duty hand cleaner manufactured by Deb Ltd Buildings Swarkestone Bridge The 13th century bridge at Swarkestone is the longest stone bridge in England Saint Mary s Bridge chapel It is one of only six left in England built in 1326 Derby cathedral The bells housed in Derby cathedral are the oldest ring of 10 bells in the world Shops Companies Royal Crown Derby China In 1750 William Duesbury a China enameller came to Derby He set up a porcelain factory on Nottingham Road Due to his hard work and skill his factory grew and his fame spread to the extent that his porcelain could be found in the best houses in Europe He later made royal figures in blue and gold enameling One was of King George III The king was so taken by this that in 1775 a Royal Warrant was received and the right was granted to use the name Crown Derby Rolls Royce Henry Royce 1863 1933 Charles Rolls 1877 1910 Sir Henry Royce Charles Rolls re located their factory from Manchester to Derby due to the lower price of land lower wages and the amount of skilled labour and engineering in the town and the central location of Derby Rolls Royce gave and enormous boost to employment and prosperity in Derby The Manchester factory was closed down in 1910 which was when Charles Rolls was killed in an aeroplane accident They built their first aero engine at the beginning of the first world war when the government requisitioned the R R factory at Derby This engine was the Eagle which was fitted into many allied planes in the war During the second world war they produced the Merlin engine in great numbers At the end of the second world war they created the Welland jet engine If you would like to learn more about the history of Rolls Royce then it s worth visiting Derby Industrial museum Tatlers Printers on Abbey Street Derby Tatlers was founded in 1926 by William Tatler and his son Jack They originally worked from home at 234 Burton road In the mid 1930 s they moved to the present Abbey street premeses which was originally built as a Silk mill Thorntons Manufacturer of Fine chocolates based in Belper Derbyshire Well known for their fine quality chocolates Denby Pottery Manufacturing pottery since 1806 at Denby in 1806 a seam of clay was found at Denby during the construction of a road to link the industrial towns of Derbyshire William Bourne a local entrepreneur examined the clay and recognised its exceptional qualities Production of salt glazed pottery was started at Denby in 1809 and William gave the onerous task of running the business to his youngest son Joseph Known as Joseph Bourne the pottery prospered and soon built up an international reputation for its quality bottles and jars These bottles held anything from ink polish and medicines to preserves and even ginger beer For more info visit the Denby Visitor website HERE Nixons Clothing Ltd Jeans retailer on Abbey Street Derby Nixons was established in Derby in 1945 they stock Levi s Wranglers and Lee and try to keep the prices as low as possible as they are out of the town center It is a family run business Tony Holmes MD and his wife Helen run it together There used to be five shops in Derby but for various reasons they closed one being that they could not get the seconds and thirds Levi s started to manufacture abroad Nixons always aim to give a friendly service Visit their website to order on line by clicking HERE Alf James Joke Shop If you were a boy growing up in Derby then it s

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  • Location of Derbyshire in The World
    Location of City of Derby FGCOLOR white TEXTCOLOR black BGCOLOR black CAPCOLOR yellow VAUTO HAUTO onMouseOut return nd The world map above shows the location of the United Kingdom The country where the city of Derby within the county of Derbyshire is located flashing in RED centre of map If you hover your mouse cursor over it and click it will take you to a page which shows the location

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  • Mapping, Maps, Aerial Photography, Satellite Images, Route Planning on Derby Photos.
    fullscreen mode which you can see HERE you will have to use the scroll bars to see it all Some of my examples St Peters Street normal street map Meteor Centre Spider Bridge Allenton See next section down for bird s eye details Broadband is highly recommended for this site Click on the image above to try this site maps live com Microsoft Live Search Maps Bird s eye views This is an extra feature of the site that is amazing you have to see this to believe it These images were taken more recently than the from above photos so there are sometimes mismatches between what you can see A lot of the ones around Derby seem to have been taken in the summer of 2006 The views have two levels of zoom You can drag the photo view around using the mouse to click and drag the image area around To get you started try some of my examples here Example Bird s eye views around Derby just click a link below Iron Gate and Saddler gate Midland Road Sorting office Nottingham Road Cemetery Friar Gate Railway Bridge n b You do not need to install any software to view these images Broadband is highly recommended for this site Click on the image above to try this site maps google co uk Google Maps UK This site has been online for a while now and offers clean draggable maps These maps are very clear and easy to navigate by dragging the map about with the mouse I like this site for its clean and easy to use maps Easy to centre a map on a street example click HERE to see a street map showing Abbey Street Alma Street in Derby The Aerial photography is not as good as the above site but ok in some locations Example Monyash Broadband is highly recommended for this site for the Aerial photos Click on the image above to try this site www streetmap co uk Streetmap This site has been around for years It uses maps from Ordnance Survey This site has the advantage that it can be used on a dial up connection and it allows you to place an arrow on the map which you can then use to show someone an exact location in an e mail by pasting the link it makes For example if you want to show someone the location of The Spot in Derby then use the link HERE As you can see I have placed an arrow at this location To do this yourself just find the location you want then click on the exact point you want to point to and it will put an arrow there then simple copy and paste from the address bar in the browser window into your e mail The navigation around the map is not as nice as google maps but its ok You can search by Street Post Code Name OS Grid Landranger map

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