I am happy to include, at my discretion, articles about the history of Baslow, and also the work of local authors relevant to Baslow and the surrounding area.
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NB The works by Mr C R Alcock and Mrs Anne Hall are listed under a separate tab – see above
In Memoriam 1914 – 1918 by David Upton. A brief history of those in Baslow who gave up their life for their country in the First World War
Baslow revisited. These memories from the early years of David Cartledge are informal reminisces of people and places in the village, before and after the second world war.
Wartime Memories. Miss E J Reynolds, Jan to everyone who knew her, gave me this piece about her work as a landgirl during the war.
The History of Corner Cottage Peter Date was intrigued by his house, a grade 2 listed building near the church in Baslow. So he investigated, and wrote up this history of Corner Cottage. Richard Sheppard had added (2020) more about the Coates family
Eastern Moors Dissertation. This detailed work by J.P.G. Mailer – a dissertation for a university degree – is a comprehensive review of quarrying remains on the eastern moors above Baslow.
Methodist Church Celia Miller was the wife of the local methodist minister. She wrote this short history of Methodism in Baslow