People and Family Life

You can watch the complete People and Family Life photo album below or view a selection of featured images and descriptions individually. Our picture collection is expected to grow with time as pictures are provided for digitisation and uploading.

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  • Baggaley Family

    Selina Laidler (nee Baggaley) has kindly provided a selection of her family photo collection. Some are provided below. the full collection is available from the following link Baggaley Family Album  Do you recognise anyone? Selina would be delighted to hear from any one who knows the identity of the people shown in the collection. The main picture is… Learn more

  • Coronation Celebrations 1937

    Billy Goddard - Jim Mycock - Geoff Mason - Ernest Gill - Lance Hancock etc. (1937)

    Coronation Celebrations, 1937, Jim Mycock at the back, in front are Geoff Mason left, man holding hat is Lincoln Mason, then behind Lincoln is Lance Hancock, to the right of Dennis Mason there’s Dereck Knowles, Jack Mason, big fella with hat on Alf Eidson next to him is Alfred Hancock. Copyright Tony Mason   Learn more

  • Jeremiah & Millicent Buckley

    Jeremiah & Millicent Buckley, son Eric and family

    Copyright Janet Kirk. Photo of Jeremiah & Millicent Buckley, son Eric and family taken on board ship before setting sail to Canada in 1926.   Learn more

  • New picture from WWII – Sgt Holmes with Special Constabulary


    Tim Knebel, Project Coordinator for ‘Peak in the Past’ has very kindly provided this picture. He came across it amongst some largely uncatalogued Derbyshire Police Constabulary records at Derbyshire Record Office. On the rear of the photograph it states ‘Sgt Holmes with Special Constabulary Stoney Middleton (2nd world war)’. Can you name anyone? Its not… Learn more

  • New picture of the Stoney Middleton Royal Defence Corps from WWI

    Kindly provided by Ian Cox this is the first picture we have seen of the Stoney Middleton Royal Defence Corps (RDC), forerunner to the Home Guard as they were renamed during WWII. The role of the corps was to provide troops for security and guard duties inside the United Kingdom. Can you name anyone? The… Learn more

  • Servicemen of WWI & II

    Remembering and honoring the men from the world wars – Do you know anyone who served? Stoney Middleton and its brave men gave unreservedly for the benefit of our freedom, serving in both world wars. SMHCCG would like to commemorate these men compiling a list of all who served along with their stories. The information… Learn more

  • The Goddard Girls

    Goodard Girls

    Picture provided by Tony Mason who comments: Left to right – Mary Goddard mother to William Slater -Bertha Goddard mother to Laurence fox – Louisa Goddard mother to Dick Nall – Ellen Elizabeth Goddard mother to Arthur Mycock. The old lady is there mother Maria Bamford mother to James Goddard. The baby is James Mycock son… Learn more

  • The Goddards

    The Goodards

    Copyright Tony Mason Left to right – George Robert Goddard – Laura Nall nee Goddard – John Henry Goddard and seated is Bertha Fox nee Goddard – Rosa Bites mother.   Learn more

  • VE Day Celebrations 1946 – outside the Grouse Inn

    VE Celibrations1945

    Copyright Tony Mason. Comments: This picture is taken outside the former Grouse Inn during the 1945 VE Day Celebration (victory in Europe WWII). The sign above the pub shows that the licence at this time was Alfred Edwin Hancock. The sign to its side advertises music, dancing and singing, upholding the opinion of village elders… Learn more