Ann Hall

John Robertson Architect   by Ann Hall.  This short article summarises the life and work of John Robertson, concentrating on his relationship with Joseph Paxton.

The 1717 Guide Stoop on Longstone Edge – is it missing?   by Ann Hall.  A review of  the literature, appraisal  and searches for possible locations

Toll Collectors of Rowdale Bar  by Ann Hall.  Researches into the families at the bar on the Edensor to Ashford Turnpike between 1817 and 1919

William Barton – Rowland Highwayman 1   Ann Hall continues her research into Rowland.  The article describes a local lad turned amateur Highwayman, who is caught and finishes up as a convict in Australia.  a fascinating short read.

William Barton – Rowland Highwayman 2  The above was seen by William Barton’s descendent in Australia.  The story continues.

Baslow Toll Bars   by Ann Hall, completed October 2017.  This is a detailed description of all the Toll Bars in Baslow, the result of a year of meticulous research.  The detail makes it a useful resource when looking into the history of the village.

Stoke Toll Bar     More on local toll bars.  Stoke Toll Bar is on the road between Calver and Grindleford