Recommended Links

Promoting Derby and Derbyshire 

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Click here to visit Derby Photos Website

The best photo website available for the City of Derby and most of Derbyshire.
Now over 2,000  Large Quality photographs of Derby, Derbyshire
and the Midlands (with more being added regularly) including lots of
Historical data. Well worth a visit.

Now with 360o panoramic  photography

Derby City Tourist Information Link Button


Visit Derby 

 Official Derby City Tourist Information Website

Site is useful for basic visitor information. 

Only 6 shopping venues listed, including the Cattle Market, useful if you are buying livestock


Discover Derbyshire and The Peak District

This is a new website offering useful information, photographs and guides for walkers, tourists and anyone with an interest in Derbyshire and the many villages that go to make up the Peak District.

This is Derbyshire 

(Derby Evening Telegraph)


The Derby Gripe

If you want to know what's happening in Derby and do not agree with the city council's point of view, then this is the site for you. Also provides useful information about contacting councillors.


Derby Local Studies Library

For local history and family history research

Derby Ghosts

This is a website full of ghost stories provided by local people, plus a a lot of historical facts about Derby's more grisly past




BBC Derby Web Site

(Parks Feature)

 BBCi - BBC Radio Derby

A website offering historical facts and links concerning Derby

A Roman Lake in Derby?

A fascinating theory that the area now covered by Derby was underwater at the time the Romans arrived. By Brian Nash

Click here to visit the Genealogy Webstie


Derby UK Online

A Derby Community Website

Lots of useful and interesting information about Derby and Derbyshire

Derby Evening Telegraph Columnist, Jim Brennan's, web site. A quest to link up with all the other Derbys World-wide.

Royal Crown Derby

If any  links are broken or fail to connect, please contact us and let us know

E-mail Site Webmaster


British Towns and Villages Network

The Peak District Official Website

Saint George's Day (Derby) 2003

Spartacus School Net - Derby Web Pages

Web pages offering valuable historical information about the town's origins and its industry, including: the wool, silk and railway industries. There is also a lot of information about 18th/19th century working and housing conditions, child labour and social conditions/social reform.

Link button to Somewhere to Go Website

For useful information on Tourism and Accommodation

Large collection of old and new local photographs

Link to East Midlands Development Agency

Wirksworth Records Website

This is a very in-depth look at the history of Wirksworth and surrounding villages from 1600 AD to 1900 AD with over 480,000 records, births deaths, marriages and court cases. Also a good collection of old photos of people and places - highly recommended for any serious researcher

Links to other Websites with a Derby Connection

Link to Central Park's web site - New York USA

Influential American landscape architect, A. J. Downing visited the Arboretum  in 1850 and praised the horticultural excellence and neatness of the grounds. Frederick Law Olmsted, designer of Central Park, New York (1858-77), arrived in 1859 on his third trip to Europe. (The Central Park commission had sent him abroad to study the design and administration of parks).

Bushnell Park, Hartford Connecticut (USA)

(Frederick Law Olmstead's Home Town)

America's oldest park

Department of English
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Alan Rauch
(Author of Jane Webb Loudon Bio)

Keepers Of Trees
Thomas J. Schlereth
Department of American Studies
Department of History
University of Notre Dame

Kensal Green



"last resting place"

Arboricultural Consultants 

working with the Arboretum Project

Derby Arboretum web site does not accept responsibility for the content of any of the above listed web sites.