Bamford, Derbyshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Bamford and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Born In Bamford

I was born in Bamford in 1946. Now live in Nth Queensland, Australia. My folks were married in Bamford and my dad is buried there too. Part of the Greenhough family.

A memory of Bamford by John Greenhough

Growin Gup In Bamford

Hi, I am now 57 years and live in Los Angeles, USA. I just felt homesick and nostalgic and discovered this site. Growing up in the 50s and 60s in Bamford was wonderful (not that I felt that then). I've lived in several countries in my life, the older I get the more I relate to my childhood, my family, my friends. My ...Read full memory

Bamford Parish Church No One Cares Anymore

A churchyard  is a place where families can be near their deceased loved ones, a calm and beautiful place surrounded by trees and flowers, but that is not the case in Bamford churchyard. The grass and weeds are taking over so it is impossible to walk through the graves without being entangled or ...Read full memory

A memory of Bamford by A C