More Heritage Links To Explore

New Mills & Around

New Mills Local History Society
The website holds a wealth of information and links to other historical sources.
Picture New Mills
New Mills Local History Society’s searchable database of over 5,000 historic photographs.
New Mills Library
The library holds local studies collections relating to the town and the surrounding area. Microfilm can be viewed by appointment. The New Milld History Society have put together a useful list of the material held by the library.
New Mills – Steve Lewis
A personal website exploring the history of New Mills.
New Mills Heritage Centre
Houses a small museum telling the history of the town. Open Tuesday to Sunday.
Furness Vale Local History Society
Marple Local History Society

Derbyshire & Further Afield

Derbyshire Record Office
Holds records relating to Derbyshire and has a searchable online catalogue.
Derbyshire Family History Society
Based in Derby and links together people researching their family history.
Historical Directories
A digital library of local and trade directories for England and Wales, from 1750 to 1919. New Mills features in the Kelly’s Directory of Derbyshire (available for various years). The entry for New Mills for 1891 can be also be found here. []
North West Derbyshire Family History Sources
A collection of historical sources relating to North West Derbyshire, with a sub-section for New Mills.
Peakland Heritage
A joint project from the British Library, Derbyshire County Council Libraries and Heritage Department and the Peak District National Park Authority. Provides accessible summaries of lots of historical themes.
Picture the Past
Searchable catalogue of images of Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire
British Association for Local History
National organisation which supports the study of local history.