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Barlborough, Derbyshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Helen Rodes Was My Mother

My mom's name was Helen Evelyn Rodes. She told me he family's name was deRodes and somethng about Horn Castle and Lincolnshire. Her father's name was Josephus deRodes, but when the family came to America (West Virginia and Virginia), then the deRodes name became just Rodes. I am searching for links in family. My name is Maxine Marie Elizabeth Turner

Barlborough Hall

I have been told that my Great Uncle or Great-great uncle worked as head gardener at the Hall in the 1800s.  They were both called Robert Holdgate so I am not sure which uncle it was.

New Barlborough Police House

My dad, PC Leslie Ypres Wetherall, was the first policeman to move into the new Police House on New Road. My dad, mum, sister and I moved there from Grindleford. It was a beautiful new house with kitchen, dining room, living room, upstairs and downstairs loos with a separate room to do the laundry (now called ...Read full memory