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Some Useful 'Links' to Other Sites
and Mailing List & Bulletin Board Information.

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GENUKI-DERBYSHIRE An essential source of information for anyone who is researching aspects of their family history here in Derbyshire. The site contains a very comprehensive amount of very helpful material and I give it an absolute 'must be visited' recommendation.

The Village of BRIMINGTON    Do have a look at this interesting site authored by Stephen Kimberley.

CYNDI'S LIST of Genealogy Sites on the Internet     Over 50,000 links categorised in over 100 categories.

CRICH WEB  A site authored by local Parish and District Councillor Glyn Hartshorne in which he provides a variety of information that will be of interest for visitors to Crich. Glyn gives details of the holiday accomodation that he has available, as well as items of Crich news. One exciting addition to his site shortly, will be a regularly updated Crich-Web Cam, giving changing images of Crich. For all you computer buffs, Glyn also owns and runs Cardale Computers (see the link on the Crich-Web site), so if you want a system built or need to upgrade your existing one, Glyn will be happy to advise.

DERBYSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL  For those contemplating a visit to Derbyshire checking out this site could prove very beneficial. Apart from travel information, this large site has internal links to articles about places in Derbyshire and a lot of other interesting detail, with contact details for the Derbyshire County Record Office and Local Studies Department.

DERBYSHIRE LINKS     Bookmark this site, it will be very useful. Containing a selection of links pointing towards a good number of resources to aid your research in Derbyshire. (This site seems to function better using a Netscape browser - or a version of the MS Internet Explorer that is able to read Java script)

Jayne McHugh's DERBYSHIRE pages   A veritable treasure trove of information concerning BRAMPTON, CHESTERFIELD, NEWBOLD, STAVELY, WHITTINGTON and even a page on the 1881 Census in ECKINGTON.

The 'WETTONS' of Crich    The Personal pages of Bryan Wetton - "A Southerner from the North" 

The DERBYSHIRE FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY      A wide variety of information is available here. The DFHS has many useful publications, a large number on microfiche.

DERBYSHIRE GENWEB   Part of the England GenWeb, this is a developing site that plans to provide articles, links and other essential material to help those who have 'family history' interest in our great County.

The SMITH-BULLAS COLLECTION. Australian images and links related to a mid-nineteenth century Crich emigrant miner, William Smith.

ROOTSWEB  Undoubtedly amongst the very best of Genealogical Resources on the Internet. Rootsweb provide web space (including for this site), host numerous 'mailing lists' and have links to a large number of 'surname' databases. Again, a 'must be visited site'!

WIRKSWORTH     If you want to see the 'Magnum Opus' of Derbyshire Parish sites, this is it. Created by John Palmer, it contains almost everything you want to know about the town and its people of a bygone age.


Mailing List and Bulletin Boards

DERBYSGEN  The main and most widely used mailing list concerned with researching your family history in Derbyshire. To subscribe to the DERBYSGEN list, all you need to do is send a message to DERBYSGEN-L-request@rootsweb.com   (for mail mode - you receive each message as a separate piece of mail) or to DERBYSGEN-D-request@rootsweb.com   (digest mode - you receive all messages as one long e-mail). You need to put the word "subscribe" (without the quotes) as the only text in the body of your message.

FLINT-UK  For those researching the FLINT surname and whose ancestors came from here in the U.K. To subscribe to the FLINT-UK list, all you need to do is send a message to FLINT-L-request@rootsweb.com  (for mail mode - you receive each message as a separate piece of mail) or to FLINT-D-request@rootsweb.com   (digest mode - you receive all messages as one long e-mail). You need to put the word "subscribe" (without the quotes) as the only text in the body of your message. For your interest FLINT was once a well-known name here in Dethick, Lea and Holloway.

RADFORD-UK   For those researching the RADFORD surname and whose ancestors came from here in the U.K. To subscribe to the RADFORD-UK list, all you need to do is send a message to RADFORD-UK-L-request@rootsweb.com   (for mail mode - you receive each message as a separate piece of mail) or to RADFORD-UK-D-request@rootsweb.com   (digest mode - you receive all messages as one long e-mail). You need to put the word "subscribe" (without the quotes) as the only text in the body of your message. For your interest RADFORD has been and still is a well-known name here in Dethick, Lea and Holloway. Quite a number of them having been Blacksmiths within the Parish.

ALLEN-UK    For those researching the ALLEN surname and whose ancestors came from here in the U.K. To subscribe to the ALLEN-UK list, all you need to do is send a message to ALLEN-UK-L-request@rootsweb.com   (for mail mode - you receive each message as a separate piece of mail) or to ALLEN-UK-D-request@rootsweb.com   (digest mode - you receive all messages as one long e-mail). You need to put the word "subscribe" (without the quotes) as the only text in the body of your messageThere were at one time a large number of ALLEN's in the parish of Ashover, you may recall that part of Dethick, Lea and Holloway was in Ashover Parish until 1901.


If you know of any other links related either to Derbyshire, or especially to the history of Dethick, Lea & Holloway and it's people, then do please contact me at Alan.S.Flint@btinternet.com .
I would be very happy to consider other suitable links for inclusion on this site.