Derbyshire News and events

From 25th May 2018, new data protection laws will take effect to give EU citizens greater control of how  use their personal information. With the increasing amount of data we create, capture and store on multiple devices, the old data protection laws are no longer fit for purpose, hence why...
We will continue workshops for the Summer term 2018 for each of the volunteer groups. The Chesterfield group will resume at 7pm on Wednesday 25th April 2018 in Meeting Room 2 at Chesterfield Library,  New Beetwell Street, Chesterfield, S40 1QN.  Meetings thereafter are...
We will soon be loading draft parish histories to this site. Please check back to see progress on the following parishes: Ault Hucknall, Heath,  Langwith, Pleasley,  Scarcliffe and Sutton cum Duckmanton The draft chapters of the Derbyshire volume IV area will now start to...
Guests, our county editor and Trust committee at our book launch
Approaching 150 people attended our launch of Derbyshire VCH Volume III at Heritage High School, Clowne, The volume covers Bolsover and adjoining parishes – Barlborough, Clowne, Elmton, Creswell, Whitwell and Bolsover itself. It is the first volume published in Derbyshire since 1907. Our...
Derbyshire volume III
We are thrilled to announce the publication of the latest volume in the Derbyshire series. VCH Derbyshire III: Bolsover and Adjoining Parishes is now available to purchase via our publisher Boydell & Brewer.  (Existing members of the Derbyshire VCH Trust will already qualify for a...
VCH Handbook
Our Derbyshire VCH research handbook has been thoroughly revised and is now available. It remains the only publication specifically tailored to local history research in Derbyshire.   Our county editor has revised both contents and format, making it much easier to use than the old edition,...
Connected Communities road-show
The ‘Connected Communities – Writing our History and Digging our Past’ event at Matlock on 31 March has been judged a success.   The Derbyshire Victoria County History Trust hosted the event in partnership with the University of Nottingham, School of Humanities. The ‘...
The Duke of Devonshire and Cherry Ann Knott at the June 2011 AGM
The Duke of Devonshire is the new president of the Derbyshire Victoria County History Trust. The Duke accepted the presidency at the Trust’s June AGM, at County Hall, Matlock. The Duke takes over from professor David Hey. The Duke said that he was very much looking forward to becoming...
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