Our publications

On this page are details of our of our publications including:

  • Local History Notes
  • Occasional publications
  • Our Journal.
Our history papers are listed below. All are A4 , with older ones in typescript as this example.

Our History Papers and Journal can be supplied in digital form with payment by cheque or bank transfer. Paper copies can be ordered and collected at the next meeting.

Books and most other publications produced by the society can be purchased at meetings or are available by post (plus postage and packing).

To request our publications or find out more please contact secretary@cadlhs.org.uk

Don’t forget to visit our local history resources page, our newsletters page, and our links page which contain downloadable resources and links about our area’s past.


History Papers

Our newer history papers are A4 with illustrations.
  1. Zig Zag Railway (Ankerbold) – 50p (This short article is available as part of our free download – Miscellany of history articles – April 2016 newsletter ‘insert’ available from our History Resources page.)
  2. Old Chesterfield – 1* – 50p
  3. Chesterfield’s Monster Cakes* – 50p
  4. The British School Hollis Lane – £1
  5. St George’s Works (T.P.Wood) – 50p
  6. Chesterfield Waterworks – 50p
  7. Old Chesterfield – 2* – 50p
  8. Brampton Enclosure Act 1815 – 50p
  9. Henry Priestly Brickworks – £1..
  10. Who Lived on Low Pavement – £1
  11. Ironmasters of North East Derbyshire – 50p
  12. Chesterfield Racecourse – £1
  13. Chesterfield Silk Mill – £1
  14. Great Lacemaking Machine – 50p
  15. Crich Mineral Line – £1
  16. Chesterfield’s Last Town Crier* – 50p
  17. Chesterfield Motor Omnibuses – £1
  18. Seaman’s Photographic Establishment* – 50p
  19. The Hunloke Mausoleum – £1
  20. The Whitecotes Colliery – £1
  21. Calow Iron Works, Mines and Brickworks – £1
  22. Random Recollections – £1
  23. History of Bradbury Hall – £1
  24. Turnpikes South and West of Chesterfield – 1 – £1.50
  25. Turnpikes South and West of Chesterfield – 2 – £1.50
  26. Elephant Stampede – £1
  27. W.G.Grace & United South XI – £2
  28. Father Edmund von Wurtzburg – £1
  29. Derbyshire Boundary Changes – £1
  30. John Ogilby – Map Maker – 50p
  31. Monkwood Colliery and Oliver’s – £1
  32. Chesterfield Water – £1
  33. The Bentinks – £1
  34. The Old Shambles – 50p
  35. The Canal Tavern – This paper is withdrawn. To see an extended and up-to-date version see the article in Brimington (and Tapton) Miscellany 1 – available here for free on Brimington and Tapton Local History Group’s website.
  36. Frederick Calder – Headmaster and Rector – £1
  37. Chesterfield Wagon Works – £1
  38. Lady Ottoline Morrell – £1

*These papers consist of extracts taken from the Derbyshire Times

 John King’s Patent Safety Detaching Hook for Mine Cages – 50p

The Mansfield & Pinxton Railway  – 50p


David Edward’s A5 card covered 1997 publication on Wingerworth is still available from us.

Books published by the society

Brampton Feast – £6 (very few copies left – A4, stapled).

David Edwards: The Glumangate Story – £2 (A5 card cover, illustrated).

David Edwards: Wingerworth Landscape – £2 (A5 card cover, illustrated).

Hasland Times Past – £1 (A5 card cover, illustrated).


Our journals are usually A4, stapled, illustrated and with card covers.

Our Journals

No. 5  2017 – £2

No. 6  2018 – £2

No. 7  2019 – £2


Page last updated 9 April 2022.

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