Updated 17 Jan 2006

WIRKSWORTH Parish Records 1600-1900

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Photo 210


Posted 1907. Looking West

Enlargement: Parish Church | Grammar School | Town Hall | Aerial View

Posted 1904. Looking North West

Wirksworth, from Gilkin

Wirksworth was the old capital of the lead mining industry in Derbyshire, before 1910. Built at the head of Ecclesbourne Valley and surrounded by hills on three sides, the bulk of the town roofscape is still the same almost a century after these photos were taken.

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Size: Postcard       
Source: Internet

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Looking South-west [regret poor quality]

Looking North-west, Middleton quarries in the distance.

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