Welcome to the
Much interest has been shown in the more recent
'living history' of the village in a new Facebook group called
Whitwell Photos and
Please come and take a look, some great pictures
and memories on there.
You will need to join the group to see the
Whitwell is a small village situated in the North East corner of Derbyshire,
England. It sits in a unique position where the great counties of
Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and South Yorkshire meet.
Our group meets weekly at the Whitwell Community Centre at 7.00pm on
My name is Peter Hopkins. I am a member of the group with
an interest in computers and the internet. I originally offered
to present some of the work completed on the Parish Survey, possibly in
book form. I was then asked to reproduce the book, 'Whitwell a Parish
History'. I thought this presented a great opportunity to publish
the work on the Internet for all to see.
The book in it's slightly expanded form is now available to buy, (the millennium
Sadly, some of the people responsible for 'Whitwell, A Parish History', have
now become part of the history they cherished so much.
The book cost £5 plus P&P. These books have now gone all over the world!
We are pleased to announce, that with the help of Lottery
funding, that our extensive collection is in the process of being digitised and
made available for anyone to view.
The archive is available
We welcome personal photos or memories to add to our archives
Previous photos are
accessible on the 'Photo Page' here
Perhaps you are an old Whitwellian. We would love to hear from
you, and please feel free to add any comments/information on our site.
We are always grateful for copies of old photographs, or snippets of information
to fill in a few of the gaps....
After receiving many requests for genealogy research, I decided to publish
the results so that the information is available to any interested parties.
These are available on the enquiries page.
Please contact us by typing wlhgAThopkins-uk.co.uk
replacing the AT with @ as an e-mail address.
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