Local studies at Duffield Library

This small library is rich in unusual local history materials donated by local people.


Resources available at Duffield Library:

  • small book collection covering Duffield, nearby villages and Derby itself
  • maps showing the development of the village 1841 to 1891
  • news cuttings about the Hall, the Church, the Castle, Ecclesbourne School and local personalities
  • exceptional illustrations collection, including the Bromby collection of over 500 slides and photographs
  • Duffield Scene, the Community Association newsletter
  • Little Eaton Enclosures Award 1911
  • Appointment of Rent Charge ledger for Duffield 1938
  • Duffield WI Book of History 1931
  • Duffield Today and Supplement 1965, a prize-winning scrapbook for the National Village WI Competition 1965 Jubilee (including photos)
  • Duffield Flora by Kate Gilbert 1990, a detailed illustrated guide to local plants and flowers.

Go to Duffield Library.