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Edwardian (1901-1914)


The Blacksmith's Shop at Hardwick Colliery (Holmewood).

Brass bands often became the heart of a community's social life alongside sport (primarily football and cricket).

At his death in 1929 Sir John Plowright Houfton was described as 'a great public man' with a 'long and distinguished association with the Bolsover

During the 19th century Roman Catholics in Bolsover were served by the Jesuit mission at Spinkhill in Eckington.

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The history of education in Bolsover falls into several well-defined phases.

Tithe maps were drawn up when tithe payments (a clergy-support tax of a tenth of all parish produce including fish) were commuted or changed to equal

Since at least the time of John Cabot, Italians have been resident in Bristol.

The Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery is a large museum and art gallery in Bristol, England.

The Wills Memorial Building was commissioned in 1912 by George Alfred Wills and Henry Herbert Wills, in honour of their father, Henry Overton Wills