Early Days

The Mediaeval Deer Park:        The area from Domesday to the 19th Century.

Lords of the Manor:                  Landowners of the area from earliest times.

Coal and Iron Masters:             The people who owned the collieries and forge.

The Chesterfield Canal:            One of the most beautiful waterways in England.

The Arrival of the Railway:       The impact of the first railway on the area.

The Staveley Coal and Iron Company:   Early Days