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  • Art in Stoney Middleton

    Painting by Tomas Peters

    Views of Stoney Middleton, Derbyshire have been the subject matter for numerous paintings since the 18th century. Images of the Dale and St. Martin’s Church in particular have been extensively reproduced and appear on many local postcards. Depictions of lime burning and quarrying have also been the subject matter of a number of art works… Learn more

  • Harry Epworth Allen

    Epworth Allen was from Hunter’s Bar, Sheffield and was awarded the Military Medal in World War I. He lost a leg in 1917. After the war he returned to the steel industry where he remained until he was made redundant in 1931, thereafter he relied upon his painting to support his  living until his death… Learn more

  • Heritage trail boards in place

    Village trail boards

    Volunteers complete installation of last heritage trail board. The nine boards have been located in strategic places around the village, each containing specific information about its location. They have proven to be very popular with both local people and visitors alike. The boards were designed and erected by SMHCCG volunteers, but funded by British Fluorspar… Learn more

  • Margaret Edith Holt Woolley (nee Lennon)

    Edith was the sister of William Lennon ,founder of Wm Lennon & Co Ltd bootmakers in Stoney Middleton. This is an account of her life after leaving England for America written by her great niece. When my mother Charlotte (youngest daughter of William Lennon) died at the age of 103 in 2011, I had the duty… Learn more

  • Stoney Middleton’s Dark Past

    Guest writer K.B. GODDARD takes a look at one of England’s most spooky villages, Stoney Middleton in the Derbyshire Dales. The following story about the village appears on the website of spookyisles.com K B Goddard lives locally and is a published author or ghost stories (see her publications). This short story encapsulates the village perfectly. Thank you.  … Learn more