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  Delia Derbyshire (delia-derbyshire.org)
Delia Derbyshire was born in Coventry, England, in 1937.
Derbyshire was the first person there with any higher music qualifications, but as she wasn't supposed to be doing music, much of her early work remained anonymous under the umbrella credit 'special sound by BBC Radiophonic Workshop'.
Derbyshire was called upon to do music for drama and documentary programmes set in the distant past, the unseen future or deep in the human psyche - in fact any area where an orchestra would be out of place.
www.delia-derbyshire.org   (983 words)

  Derbyshire Online - Tourism
Derbyshire is renowned for being a hugely diverse county, with rural and urban life nestled within the breathtaking Derbyshire countryside.
Derbyshire is home to the first national park in Britain; The Peak District National Park, which lies at the southern end of the Pennines, between Sheffield and Manchester.
Derbyshire also offers it's visitors a wide and varied selection of places to eat, from specialist 5-star restaurants to quaint and charming tea rooms.
www.derbyshire-online.co.uk /Tourism/tourism.htm   (407 words)

  Derbyshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands of England, and boasts some of England's most attractive scenery.
The northern part of Derbyshire overlaps with the Pennines, a famous chain of hills and mountains.
Although Derbyshire is generally considered to be in the East Midlands, some parts, such as High Peak, are closer to the northern cities of Manchester and Sheffield and the people there overwhelmingly think of themselves as northerners.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Derbyshire   (450 words)

 Derbyshire and Peak District Photographs - Photographs from the Derbyshire and Peak District region of the UK
Derbyshire and Peak District Photographs - Photographs from the Derbyshire and Peak District region of the UK Derbyshire and Peak District Photographs
Original photographs of Derbyshire and the Peak District National Park region of England in the UK.
Derbyshire and the Peak District National Park is a great place for photography as its towns, villages, hills, dales and rivers, offer beautiful scenery which changes with the light of the day and of the seasons.
www.derbyshire-photographs.co.uk   (231 words)

 DERBYSHIRE - Online Information article about DERBYSHIRE
Dove rises on the southern slope, and flows asthe boundary stream between Derbyshire and Staffordshire for nearly its entire course.
The Erewash is the boundary stream between Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.
History.—The earliest English settlements in the district which is now Derbyshire were those of the West Angles, who in the course of their northern conquests in the 6th See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /DEM_DIO/DERBYSHIRE.html   (4895 words)

 Derbyshire   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The family became the Earls of both Derby and Nottingham, but the alternate title and estates of Earl Ferrers, aka, were lost in 1266 to the son of Henry III, Edmund, Earl of Leicester.
The grant almost blended the distinction of the two counties, Nottingham and Derby and courts of assize were held alternately between the two jurisdictions.
Derbyshire was 'all in the family', as many counties were.
www.genealogyweb.com /Derbyshire.htm   (2413 words)

 Derbyshire UK | Derbyshire | Peak District | Accommodation | Attractions | Activities | Business | Events | Dining
Many visitors to Derbyshire and the Peak District come not only to enjoy the varied and beautiful landscape, but also to experience a blend of heritage, history and family attractions hard to find elsewhere.
Derbyshire and the Peak District caters for nearly every kind of sport, from rock climbing and pot holing to fly fishing and canoeing on waters surrounded by beautiful scenery.
Derbyshire today is perhaps best known for the Peak District National Park, the first to be designated in Britain, in 1951, in recognition of its outstanding and largely unspoilt scenery.
www.derbyshireuk.net   (634 words)

 Derbyshire at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands England.
It is situated in the East Midlands and boasts some of England's most attractive hill and mountain scenery.
Derbyshire is divided into a number of districts
wiki.tatet.ru /en/Derbyshire.html   (251 words)

 Local Derbyshire History
The Derbyshire section of the 1637 edition of 'Britiannia', translated by Philemon Holland, is limited to only seven pages containing a brief topographical-historical survey of the county.
John Speed's 1610 detailed map of Derbyshire is, in my opinion, of far greater historical interest and merit to the local historian than his brief contribution to the written history of Derbyshire.
Defoe's contribution to Derbyshire local history must not be underestimated his descriptions of the lead miners on Carsington Pasture being of particular interest.
www.ashbourne-derbyshire.co.uk /localhistory.html   (3847 words)

 Derbyshire travel guide - Wikitravel
Derbyshire [1] [2] is a county in northern England, part of the United Kingdom.
A very large part of Derbyshire is within the national park's boundaries (it also extends into parts of neighbouring counties).
The nearest airports to Derbyshire are Manchester Airport and Nottingham East Midlands Airport.
wikitravel.org /en/Derbyshire   (402 words)

 Visit Derbyshire - The Online Tourism Guide
In the summer, Derbyshire and its glorious Peak District National Park is a fantastic place to visit for family days out, short breaks and holidays.
Derbyshire offers a variety of scenery, a wide array of interesting places to visit and things to do, whatever the time of year.
The accommodation listings are extensive for the Derbyshire region, so whether you are looking for a holiday cottage, camping and caravan site, bed and breakfast or the luxuries of a hotel, we are sure you will find the perfect place for your holiday in Derbyshire.
www.visitderbyshire.co.uk   (278 words)

 Camelot Village: Britain's Heritage and History
Derbyshire boasts some of the finest country houses in England, among them Chatsworth House, the seat of the Duke of Devonshire.
Derbyshire's local government: The County of Derbyshire is governed by a two tier system with Derbyshire County Council in part control of the whole county bar Derby itself!
Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing training, was the daughter of a Derbyshire gentleman and although born in Florence she spent much of her early life at Lea Hirst, near Crich.
www.camelotintl.com /heritage/counties/england/derbyshire.html   (588 words)

 GENUKI: Genealogical research information for Derbyshire, England
"DERBYSHIRE, midland county of England [Map shows location], having Yorkshire on the north, Notts on the east, Leicestershire, Warwickshire, and Staffordshire on the south and Staffordshire and Cheshire on the west; length, north and south, 52 miles; greatest breadth, 85 miles; average breadth, 20 miles; area, 658,624 acres; pop.
Derbyshire UK has descriptions and photographs of many towns and villages in Derbyshire, and provides a wide range of information about other aspects of the county.
Whilst not in Derbyshire, John Speed's map of Lichfield in 1611 may be of interest because at that time Derbyshire was part of Lichfield Diocese.
www.genuki.org.uk:8080 /big/eng/DBY   (7402 words)

 GENUKI: Genealogical research information for Derbyshire, England
Derbyshire UK has descriptions and photographs of many towns and villages in Derbyshire, and provides a wide range of information about other aspects of the county.
Whilst not in Derbyshire, John Speed's Map of Lichfield in 1611 may be of interest because at that time Derbyshire was part of Lichfield Diocese.
Although recusancy in Derbyshire was concentrated in a small number of parishes, virtually all parishes made a return for the two years in question, although for most the return is Nil.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/DBY   (7190 words)

 Derbyshire Hotels, Derbyshire Bed & Breakfast. We have Pubs & Inns in Derbyshire, Self Catering accommodation ...
Derbyshire is situated in the north midlands of England, bordered in the north-west by Cheshire, in the north by Yorkshire, in the east by Nottinghamshire, in the south by Leicestershire, in the west by Staffordshire.
Derbyshire is a brilliant place to live, work, play and visit.
The towns and villages are often quite isolated and built of the abundant native stone.
www.information-britain.co.uk /counties.cfm?county=29   (653 words)

 Technorati Tag: derbyshire   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Derbyshire on eBay Find Derbyshire items at low prices.
Derbyshire Vacations Compare prices, read user reviews of hotels and search for travel deals to Derbyshire.
Beware the hosepipe ban … April 18, 2006 at 9:03 am · Filed under News, Derbyshire, Politics Recently we have seen a hosepipe ban come in the South...
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 Derbyphotos.co.uk- THE website for the City of Derby, Derbyshire, England - Photographs & History - Your complete ...
As you start to look around the many pages available here, you will discover that not only are there hundreds of high quality photographs to view but there is also a mountain of historical information for you to digest.
I was born in Derby, Derbyshire, England and although I may not be that old I have witnessed a lot of changes to Derby over the years.
Secondly for people that used to live in Derbyshire but have now moved to another area of England or another country completely.
www.derbyphotos.co.uk   (1395 words)

 Derbyshire - Corporate
Derbyshire Learning and Skills Council was officially launched on 2 April 2001; a merger of three Training and Enterprise Councils (TECs) Stockport and High Peak, North Derbyshire and Southern Derbyshire, into one Learning and Skills Council.
The LSC is a national organization that operates through 47 local offices; Derbyshire being one.
The LSC is responsible for all Post - 16 education in England, with the exception of universities, including the planning, funding and reviewing of Further Education colleges: sixth forms: work based learning, workforce development, adult and community learning, information, advice and guidance for adults and Education Business Links.
www.lsc.gov.uk /derbyshire/Corporate   (450 words)

 BBC - Derby - Sport - Cricket
Derbyshire are frustrated in their search for victory in the first-class friendly at Fenner's.
Derbyshire's wicket-keeper has been taking a lead role in pre-season training.
Charles Collins asks Derbyshire's director of cricket what he expects from this season.
www.bbc.co.uk /derby/sport/derbyshire_cricket   (120 words)

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Derbyshire County is quite simply in the middle of the United Kingdom, getting here could not be easier.
Derbyshire is at the crossroads of the country’s road and rail network.
All the major motorways are within an hour’s reach and East Midlands Airport is 15 minutes from Derby city centre.
www.ylt.com /Derbyshire.htm   (202 words)

 Derbyshire County Cricket Club - The Official Website of Derbyshire CCC
Derbyshire have made a magnificent start to their Friends Provident Trophy opener against Durham, restricting the Dynamos to 140 for seven after 39 overs having won the toss and elected to field.
Derbyshire begin their Friends Provident Trophy campaign tomorrow with a trip north to take-on Durham Dynamos.
Derbyshire's match at Fenner's against Cambridge University ended today in their second draw of the season.
www.derbyshireccc.com /servlets/template?FILE=index&WEBBASE=/derbyshireccc&navid=100   (188 words)

 North East Derbyshire District Council   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The District of North East Derbyshire lies on the edge of the Peak District National Park, where the foothills of the Pennines meet the Midland plain.
A landscape of woodland, wilderness and water, small towns and stone-built villages, hilly pastures and green dales, North East Derbyshire is a varied, friendly and accessible area that is still surprisingly unspoilt.
The ancient tradition of Well Dressing is alive and well in North East Derbyshire, with annual events in areas across the District including Brackenfield, Coal Aston, Dronfield Woodhouse, Cutthorpe, Millthorpe, Cowley, Heath, Holmesfield, Barlow and Holymoorside.
www.ne-derbyshire.gov.uk /visitor-guide   (384 words)

 Discover Derbyshire and the Peak District
There are many excellent town/village websites in Derbyshire and the Peak District, some have been launched by local community groups and councils and others by enthusiastic and dedicated individuals.
The sites contain a wealth of fascinating information and whether you are familiar with the town or village you visit you are bound to find something of interest.
Set among pleasant rolling countryside in South Derbyshire is the fascinating town of Melbourne.
www.derbyshire-peakdistrict.co.uk /weblinks.htm   (1600 words)

 Derbyshire Online Home Page - The best source of information on Derby and Derbyshire
Derbyshire Online Home Page - The best source of information on Derby and Derbyshire
As our Business Directory grows, it will become an excellent way to source providers of products and services in and around Derby and Derbyshire.
We expect to expand the list of places to visit and we will be updating the calendar of local events on a regular basis.
www.derbyshire-online.co.uk   (171 words)

One of many excellent inns in the very busy tourist village of Castleton, the Castle serves good food and cask ales and is reputed to be home to four ghosts.
The Monsal Head Hotel is effectively split into two with the main hotel with its' almost colonial style dining area and the Stables, a cosy pub converted from the original stables with original flag floor and large roaring fire.
Formerly known as the Shoulder of Mutton, the Royal Hotel sits at the bottom of Kinder Scout in the Peak District with the River Sett passing by.
www.fatbadgers.co.uk /derbyshire.htm   (1181 words)

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