Derbyshire and the Peak District have many beautiful locations. Tom Bates has extensively researched the history of Derbyshire and the Peak District town, villages and people and has produced this book.
Tom Bates, Derbyshire Author, Writer and Poet
Northern Derbyshire, Snapshots in Time by Tom Bates ...
Northern Derbyshire – Snapshots in Time– Tom Bates
This is writer & historian Tom Bates’ seventh book, a long-awaited and welcome addition to ’Discovering Derbyshire’s White Peak’ (ALD, Sheffield, 2000). Tom regards residence in the heart of the North Derbyshire countryside as an inestimable privelege and writes:
“ Simply being here, part of this living, evolving landscape, provides sufficient inspiration to arouse my passion and desire for the written word”.
Working on themes previously researched and published singularly, this book collects together a series of ’snapshots in time’ previously unpublished in book form, and arranges them in chronological order, from the foundation stones of Derbyshire three hundred and fifty million years ago to the present day.
Drawing an imaginary line to divide the county in half, and thus including
’snapshots’ of the towns and villages north of the dividing line
which runs through the village of Cromford, Tom explores the unique history,
architecture and surrounding environment of each village, many of them
with Saxon origins.
Interesting and entertaining it most certainly is, and makes a welcome addition to the literary canon of this Derbyshire born author.
Published by New Age Poetry Press of Chesterfield, the 224 pages are packed with information written in the author’s distinctive popular style, and the book is available NOW, priced £9.99 (incl. P&P) from email@example.com or you can buy securely online using PayPal below ...
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