Museum Updates 2021 – Issue 1 and 2

News Updates - Volume 2 Issue 2 - 24th February 2021

  • Mystery Item identified!
  • Murder - Marian Barker
  • Museum maintenance work
  • Website news
  • Victorian Leatherwork
  • Mini book review - Hilary Fender
  • Keith Howe (1950-2021) - Nicki Crewe

News Updates - Volume 2 Issue 1 -31st January 2021

  • Update on nineteenth century anti-slavery activity in Bakewell
    By Nicky Crewe
  • A MYSTERY ITEM!! CAN YOU HELP??
  • Museum Development East Midlands MDEM.
  • Museum news





January 2021 – Issue 65

January 2021 - Issue 65 (14MB)

  • What your Trustees and Museum Committee Members have been up to.
  • Asparagus, Prawn and Pea Risotto,
  • Historical Society Summer Lunch 2021
  • Quiz time
  • Land Girls in WWII by Nicky Crewe
  • Notes from White Watsons diaries
  • A brief history of pubs and inn signs (continued from the September newsletter)
    SMIDGENS
  • Roy Fox by George Challenger

Museum Updates 2020 – 15 to 18 – August to December

News Updates - Volume 1 Issue 15 - 6th August 2020

  • A follow up to George’s notes on Paivio Knighton and her son Laurence.
  • A Presidential Diamond


News Updates - Volume 1 Issue 16 - 20th August 2020

  • Art Council Project News
  • From the Museum Archives - AWARD FOR BRAVERY IN BAKEWELL 1933
  • Society Outings

News Updates - Volume 1 Issue 17 - 3rd October 2020

  • Art Council Project News.
  • LOCKDOWN by George Challenger
  • Black History Month - Frederick Douglass and his visit to Bakewell in 1846 by Nicky Crewe
  • Opening the museum in 2020
  • The Joys of Internet Meeting by Joyce Janes


News Updates - Volume 1 Issue 18 - 21st December 2020

  • More about Bakewell’s links with the anti-slavery movements of the nineteenth century By Nicky Crewe
  • Museum updates



Museum Updates 2020 – 11 to 14 – June and July

News Updates - Volume 1 Issue 11 - 4th June 2020

Articles including:

  • Samuel Slater and Pride of the West
  • On the subject of sewing - from the museum collection - The Moldacot Pocket Sewing Machine
  • Army Life during WW2 by anonymous
  • The NAAFI by Nicky Crewe
  • Discussions on Polio
  • Engagement and wedding rings
  • Residents of the Old House PART 4 BUTTERY COTTAGE by George Challenger

News Updates - Volume 1 Issue 12 - June 2020

The Good the Bad and the Ugly
Murder Most Foul in the Sierra Madre Mountains
Denise Wills


News Updates - Volume 1 Issue 13 - 18th June 2020

  • Major Grant Assistance from Arts Council England
  • The tragic tale of the Bakewell Elephant by Nicky Crewe
  • From the museum collection - The Spurgeon Plate
  • SIR RICHARD ARKWRIGHT
  • Residents of the Old House PART 5 PARLOUR COTTAGE by George Challenger


News Updates - Volume 1 Issue 14 - 14th July 2020

  • Land Girls in WWII by Nicky Crewe
  • Paivio Knighton by George Challenger
  • Resident of the Old House - PART 6 SIXTH COTTAGE by George Challenger



Museum Updates 2020 – 7 to 10 – May

Newsletter Volume 1 Issue 7 - 7 May 2020

Articles on:

  • Memories of Bert Broomhead as art teacher by Nicky Crewe
  • Artist and Designer George Butler 1904 1999
  • Recent History of the Old House - Part 4 - from George Challenger
  • Keeping Quiet by Pablo Neruda sent in by Dot Bushen

Newsletter Volume 1 Issue 8 - 14 May 2020

Articles on:

  • THE LADY WITH THE LAMP and THE MOTHER OF NURSING By Mandy Coates
  • Florence Nightingale, links and legacy by Nicky Crewe
  • A Memory of Florence Nightingale from Stella Haywood.
  • Recent History of the Old House - Part 5 - from George Challenger
  • Inspirational quotes from Florence Nightingale
    '

Newsletter Volume 1 Issue 9 - 21 May 2020

Including:

  • Education, education, education…..by Anita Spencer
  • Tudor Dancing by Rosemary Henneberry and Heather Price
  • “You don’t get this with home schooling.” or The Cry of the Education Guide
  • Residents of the Old House by George Challenger

Newsletter Volume 1 Issue 10 - 28 May 2020

Including:

  • White Watson 1760 – 1835 by Mandy Coates
  • A Brief History of Engagement Rings by Hannah Bale
  • Residents of the Old House PART 3 CENTRAL COTTAGE by George Challenger
  • Our museum collection - Xodo iodized diffuser
  • Jennet Cragg, The Quakeress - A Story of the Plague (a previous pandemic) by Susan Hillam.

Museum Updates 2020 – 1 to 6 – March and April

News Updates - Volume 1 Issue 1 - 26 March 2020

Featuring:

  • Bless the Bride Exhibition
  • Blair Weno Stereo Camera c.1910

News Updates - Volume 1 Issue 2 - 2 April 2020

Articles on:

  • Some thoughts on Measuring Distance by Mandy Coates
  • Museum Medical Items by Marian Barker
  • Herbal Remedies by Nicky Crewe
  • Alternative Medicine - Hydrotherapy by Mandy Coates


News Updates - Volume 1 Issue 3 - 9 April 2020

Articles including:

  • Bakewell heritage Open Week by John Boyle
  • Bakewell Businesses Project from George Challenger
  • Bakewell's shops by Nicky Crewe
  • A memory of an ear trumpet by Marian Barker

News Updates - Volume 1 Issue 4 - 16 April 2020

Including:

  • Finds at the Old House by Marian Barker
  • Stone Heads and Screaming Skulls by Nicky Crewe
  • Local Finds by Adrian Wills
  • Recent History of the Old House- Par 1 - from George Challenger


News Updates - Volume 1 Issue 5 - 23 April 2020

Including:

  • Bakewell Carnival: Good Deeds and Bad Behaviour by Nicky Crewe
  • Recent History of the Old House - Part 2- from George Challenger
  • Speaking of Edwardian…. Marriage of Jabez Benjamin Gratton of Ashford to
    Harriett Gregory of Bakewell.


News Updates - Volume 1 Issue 6 - 30 April 2020

Including:

  • What Do Volunteers Do When They Can’t Volunteer? By Keith How
  • The Memory House by Nicky Crewe
  • Artist Bert Broomhead
  • Recent History of the Old House -Part 3 - from George Challenger

January 2020 – Issue 62

January 2020 - Issue 62 (22Mb)

In this issue:

  • Maintenance schedule
  • Celebrate the Bride - our new textile exhibition
  • End of Season party
  • After the flood - by Stephen and Mandy Coates
  • Carrot, Butternut and Coriander soup - by Alan Martin
  • Hence, horrible shadow! Unreal mockery, hence! by Trevor Brighton
  • Museum update by Adrian Wills
  • Secrets and Legends tours 2019
  • Events for the diary
  • Sir Thomas de Wendesley, an 'exceedingly despotic knight'
  • Molly Pugh
  • Wendy Sewell's murder
  • Historical Society New Year Lunch 06 January 2020
  • Closing smidgens