These are two collections of old documents and photographs, compiled by Lindsey Porter.

(Cover price £5:99 each, October 2001 . Available from Ashbourne Editions, Waterloo House, 12, Compton, ASHBOURNE, Derbyshire, DE6 1DA. Or other outlets including the Cheese Factory Shop, Hartington.)

Of particular interest to this web site are the views of Ecton, especially in the "Bygone Days in Dovedale and the Manifold Valley". Other useful volumes are "Staffordshire Moorlands & the Churnet Valley" , and "Copper & Lead Mines around the Manifold Valley North Staffordshire" by Lindsey Porter & John Robey , which cover many of the places of interest to this web site.

Landmark Publications have an intresting range of books illustrating the Peak District, Guides covering many regions of Britain and abroad, specialist intrest books, historical interest books, etc..

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