Matlock, Derbyshire

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Matlock, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Matlock

Historic Maps of Matlock and the local area.

Between 1961 and 1964 I attended the The Matlock Teachers Training College at Rockside and was resident at Rockwood for 3 years. It was a wonderful time for me with my highlight being the co-organising of the double decker bus trip to Moscow in 1964 when we took 42 students on a travel experience behind the iron curtain to (...Read full memory)

I, like many others, spent my student days at Matlock College of Education. The two main campuses and halls of residence were Rockside Hall and Chatsworth Hall, two magnificent buildings. From my bedroom I could see Riber Castle up on the hill. Apart from the well frequented Duke of Wellington hotel, I remember our annual (...Read full memory)