Definitive Guidebooks (Number of climbs indicated)
(63) 1961 – Rock Climbs on the Mountain Limestone of Debyshire by Graham West (MGCC)
(126) 1966 – Stoney Middleton by Geoff Birtles (Private Publication)
(144) 1969 – The Northern Limestone Area by C Jackson, B Moore, J Street and G Birtles (CC)
(224) 1980 – Northern Limestone by Geoff Birtles and Tom Proctor (BMC)
(358) 1987 – Peak Limestone Stoney by Neil Foster and Mark Pretty (BMC)
(664) 2015 – New BMC Guide (BMC)
1903: Moor, Crags and Caves by EA Baker. Limestone reference but not Stoney.
1910: CCJ. Climbs on Mountain Limestone in Derbyshire by Henry Bishop
1900s Early decades: Puttrell Collection – c/o Sheffield City Library
1961: Rock Climbs on the Mountain Limestone of Derbyshire by Graham West
1962: SUMCJ. A brief guide to Stoney Middleton by Barrie Webb
1964: The English Outcrops by Walt Unsworth.
1966: High Peak by Eric Byne and Geoffrey Sutton
1966: Stoney Middleton by Geoff Birtles
1969: The Northern Limestone Area C Jackson, B Moore, J Street and Geoff Birtles
1969: Stoney Middleton at the Change of Life by Paul Nunn (Mountain)
1975: Rock Climbing in the Peak District by Paul Nunn
1980: Northern Limestone. Geoff Birtles and Tom Proctor
1987: Peak Limestone Stoney. Neil Foster and Mark Pretty
1993: On Peak Rock 1993. BMC
2003: Stoney Middleton a retrospective… by Keith Sharples (High Magazine)
Sources and extracts:
High Peak by Eric Byne and Geoffrey Sutton
An interview by Gordon Stainforth for his book ‘The Peak: Past and Present’.
Geoffrey King, a long time friend and author of a 2013 book ‘Walking Up Hills Made Easier’ in which
Elliott contributes the introduction at 103 years old.
Peak Rock by Phil Kelly, Graham Hoey and interviews by the late Giles Barker.
Mountain Info/High Magazine.
John (Ackers) Atkinson, the BMC, Malc Baxter, John Beck, Joe Brown, John Childs, Dave Crilley, Charlie
Chris Jackson, Curtis, Nev Crowther, Susan Elliott, Tracy Elliott, Gary Gibson, Dennis Gray, Niall Grimes,
Ted Howard, Dave Johnson, Bob Keates, Dave Mellor, Jack Soper, Phil Kelly, Mark (Zippy) Pretty, Brenda
Salt, Sheffield City Library, Sheffield Uni Library, Ian Smith, Gordon Stainforth, Jack Street, Barry
Webb, Tom West, Mike White and