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Buxton, Derbyshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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


On Tuesday afternoon we could go with the class at school to listen to the orchestra playing there for the sum of one penny. I think the conductor was Maurice Miles.

A memory of Buxton by Sylvia Dukesell

This Was Thee Place To Go.

Cavendish Grammar had their speech day there one year. Wells Dressing events were held there too. Tea dances. Satrurday night dances. During the war years and afterwards the Pavillion Gardens Concert Hall was tops for getting in the big bands. Dancing to the tune of the big bands what a wonderful memory. To name ...Read full memory

A memory of Buxton by Dorothy Bonfield

Empire Hotel

My father was the MD of the company who demolished the Hotel in the 60,s we lived in Buxton during that time.

A memory of Buxton by pdandsar