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Tax Farm, Two Dales
My parents and older sisters Margaret, Cynthia, Brenda and Christine lived at Tax Farm, Two Dales in the late 1930s - early 1940s - surname Taylor. They attended Darley Dale School and have very fond memories of being there.
Lived further down the road in the village, the semi-detached house on the left. The first was occupied by the Bowlers, newsagents, next door the Waterfall Bros. I helped at the farm to the right for a bit of pocket money. The farmer was Jim Topliss, his daughter, Jackie & husband Albert, son Mark. Many happy memories. The village is not the same now the farmyard is now houses, cars parked everywhere, we had the best I'm sure.
MY GREAT GRANDAPRENTS
My Great Grandfather Geo. B. Barton established a hydrotherapy business in Matlock Bank in the late 1800s. I believe the first was Jackson House, then he built Dalefield House(later Lilybank) His daughter, my Grandmother, emigrated to New Zealand. I am interedsted in any photos of the above, information etc. I believe he is buried in a local cemetery. If anyone has any information please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you
Matlock is a very pretty place, I remember stopping off at Matlock on our way to Nottingham when I was 8 years old. I remember so well how pretty the place was, the dales, hill sides the scenery, just beautiful.
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