History of Matlock – Bibliography

Derbyshire Records Office

Alexander’s Guide to Health; DRO ref: 615 853

Bryan, Benjamin: Matlock Bank & Parish

Buckley, Joseph: Matlock Bank (1866)

Map (undated) showing ‘Smedley’s Pipe’, a ‘watering trough’ and Wold Spring

Matlock Tithe Maps (1848)

Ordnance Survey Map, First Edition (1876)

Ordnance Survey Map, Second Edition (1899)

Arkwright Society

Explore Lumsdale (leaflet, 2017)

Local History Trail No.22 – The Matlocks 2 (leaflet, 1984)

The Matlocks and Bakewell – Famous Derbyshire Health Resorts (reprinted 1984)

Matlock Bath Trail (leaflet, 1997)

Attwater, Peter (Matlock Civic Association): Burton House, Smedley Street – Ground Station Zero 1940-44 (booklet)

Bailey, Stephen: The Old Roads of Derbyshire; Matador (2019)

Cooper, Brian: Transformation of a Valley; Scarthin Boooks (1991)

Derbyshire County Council

A Short History of County Hall (undated information sheet)

Smedley’s Hydro – A short history (undated booklet)

The Stained Glass Window of the County Hall Stairway (undated information sheet)

Derbyshire Dales District Council

Matlock Parks (leaflet, 2013)

Edwards, K.C.: The Peak District; Bloomsbury Books, under licence from Collins (1990)

Hammond, Reginald: The Peak District; Ward Lock Red Guide (1970)

Hudson, Bill: Through Limestone Hills – The Peak Line Ambergate to Chinley Railway; Oxford Press (1989)

Mel Morris Conservation: Matlock Bank Conservation Area Appraisal (Derbyshire Dales District Council, 2007)

National Stone Centre (co-ordinator: Ian Thomas): Delving along the Derwent; A history of 200 quarries and the people who worked them (2019)

Oakes, Margaret: A Window on John Smedley’s World; Country Books / Ashridge Press (2009; reprinted 2011)

Peak Advertiser: (Vol. 40, no. 18) (30/8/2021)

Peak District Mines Historical Society: Lead Mining in the Peak District; Peak Park Planning Board (1968)

Thacker, Rosemary: The Gem of England; Country Books / Ashridge Press (2015)

Waite, Glyn: The Matlock Cable Tramway; Pynot Publishing (2012)