Village History

Events that shaped the village

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  • World War one – Stoney Middleton

    Memorial Cross

    During the First World War approximately ten million military personnel died.  Most of the deaths were on the battlefields of Northern France and Belgium, but there were many who died closer to home. In 1930 the then Imperial War Graves Commission compiled and published The War Graves Of The British Empire, a register of the… Learn more

  • World War Two – Stoney Middleton

    World War II was to have a profound effect on the entire world, Stoney Middleton a small village in the picturesque village of Derbyshire would not escape its impact, the village was bombed, it housed a military and prisoner of war camp, and tragically lost four brave young men who gave their lives and are remembered here. We must remember… Learn more