Buxton, Derbyshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Punch And Judy In Buxton

I'm trying to find people with memories or family stories of Punch and Judy performances in Buxton, Henry Bailey (a performer) or his family, Elizabeth Figg, or son Harry Russell. They lived in Bennett Sreet from the late 19th Century to the early 20th Century. Henry and Harry feature in what is believed to be the ...Read full memory

A memory of Buxton by Ali Quas Cohen

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

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