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Abraham Bennet FRS (baptised 20 December 1749 - buried 9 May 1799) was an English clergyman and physicist, the inventor of the gold-leaf electroscope and developer of an improved magnetometer.
An actor (often actress for women; see terminology) is a person who portrays a character in a performance.
Sir Anthony van Dyck (many variant spellings; 22 March 1599 – 9 December 1641) was a Flemish Baroque artist who became the leading court painter in England, after enjoying great success in Italy and the Southern Netherlands.
Asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL) is a type of digital subscriber line (DSL) technology, a data communications technology that enables faster data transmission over copper telephone lines than a conventional voiceband modem can provide.
Baptists Together (officially The Baptist Union of Great Britain) is the association of Baptist churches in England and Wales.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Elizabeth Mary Driver, (20 May 1920 – 15 October 2011) credited as Betty Driver, was a British actress and singer, best known for her role as Betty Williams (previously Betty Turpin) on the British soap opera, Coronation Street from 1969 to 2011, appearing in more than 2,800 episodes.
Betty Williams (also Preston and Turpin) is a fictional character from the ITV soap opera, Coronation Street, portrayed by former music hall star Betty Driver.
William Henry Jones (13 May 192126 December 2010) was an English international footballer who played for Liverpool.
Albert Brian Jackson (born 21 August 1933) is a former English cricketer.
Bronze Age Britain is an era of British history that spanned from c. 2500 until c. 800 BC.
Buckinghamshire, abbreviated Bucks, is a county in South East England which borders Greater London to the south east, Berkshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the west, Northamptonshire to the north, Bedfordshire to the north east and Hertfordshire to the east.
Bugsworth Basin is a canal basin at the terminus of the Peak Forest Canal.
Buxton is a spa town in Derbyshire, in the East Midlands region of England.
The Buxton Advertiser is a weekly local newspaper published in Buxton, Derbyshire, England and distributed throughout the High Peak area by Johnston Press.
Canal & River Trust was launched on 12 July 2012, taking over the guardianship of British Waterways (the previous government-owned operator) canals, rivers reservoirs and docks in England and Wales.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population.
Chapel-en-le-Frith is a small town and civil parish in Derbyshire, England.
Chapel-en-le-Frith High School is a mixed gender comprehensive school in Chapel-en-le-Frith in the county of Derbyshire, England.
Cheshire (archaically the County Palatine of Chester) is a county in North West England, bordering Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south and Flintshire, Wales and Wrexham county borough to the west.
The Cheshire Ring is a canal cruising circuit or canal ring, which includes sections of six canals in and around Cheshire and Greater Manchester in North West England: the Ashton Canal, Peak Forest Canal, Macclesfield Canal, Trent and Mersey Canal, Bridgewater Canal and Rochdale Canal.
The Church of England (C of E) is the state church of England.
In England, a civil parish is a territorial designation which is the lowest tier of local government below districts and counties, or their combined form, the unitary authority.
Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground.
Combs is a small village in Derbyshire, England within the Peak District National Park.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.
Coronation Street (also informally referred to as Corrie) is a British soap opera created by Granada Television and shown on ITV since 9 December 1960.
A cotton mill is a factory housing powered spinning or weaving machinery for the production of yarn or cloth from cotton, an important product during the Industrial Revolution when the early mills were important in the development of the factory system.
The Cromford and High Peak Railway (C&HPR) in Derbyshire, England, was completed in 1831, to carry minerals and goods between the Cromford Canal wharf at High Peak Junction and the Peak Forest Canal at Whaley Bridge.
The Cromford Canal ran from Cromford to the Erewash Canal in Derbyshire, England with a branch to Pinxton.
Cromford Wharf is at Cromford in Derbyshire, England.
Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands of England.
Derbyshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Edward of Woodstock, known as the Black Prince (15 June 1330 – 8 June 1376), was the eldest son of Edward III, King of England, and Philippa of Hainault and participated in the early years of the Hundred Years War.
Edwina Currie (née Cohen; born 13 October 1946) is a British former politician, serving as Conservative Party Member of Parliament from 1983 until 1997.
England and Wales is a legal jurisdiction covering England and Wales, two of the four countries of the United Kingdom.
The England national football team represents England in international football and is controlled by The Football Association, the governing body for football in England.
Etherow Country Park is situated at Compstall, England, between Marple Bridge and Romiley, in the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, Greater Manchester.
Father Christmas is the traditional English name for the personification of Christmas.
The Forest of High Peak was, in medieval times, a moorland forest covering most of the north west of Derbyshire, England, extending as far south as Tideswell and Buxton.
Furness Vale is a village in the High Peak district of Derbyshire, England, between New Mills and Whaley Bridge.
George III (George William Frederick; 4 June 1738 – 29 January 1820) was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 25 October 1760 until the union of the two countries on 1 January 1801, after which he was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death in 1820.
The Goyt Way is a walking route from Etherow Country Park, Greater Manchester, to Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire, following the valley of the River Goyt.
High Peak is a constituency created in 1885, and has been represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2017 by Ruth George, of the Labour Party.
High Peak Borough Council is the local authority for High Peak, a borough of Derbyshire, England.
High Peak is a borough in Derbyshire, England.
Hope Valley College, Castleton Road (A6187), Hope, Hope Valley, Derbyshire in England is an academy school, adjacent to the Peakshole Water, in the High Peak district for pupils in years 7 to 11.
The Hope Valley is a rural area centred on the village of Hope, Derbyshire in the Peak District in the northern Midlands of England.
Hope is a village and civil parish in the Derbyshire Peak District, in England.
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
Isabella Varley Banks (25 March 1821 – 4 May 1897), also known as Mrs G. Linnaeus Banks or Isabella Varley, was a 19th-century writer of English poetry and novels, born in Manchester, England.
John David "Jack" Bond, born in Kearsley, near Bolton, Lancashire, on 6 May 1932, is a former cricketer who played for Lancashire and, for one season, for Nottinghamshire.
Jennifer Pinches (born 25 May 1994) is a British artistic gymnast who competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
The King's School in Macclesfield is an independent school for day pupils in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, and a member of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference.
Lancashire Cricket Club, one of eighteen first-class county clubs in the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales, represents the historic county of Lancashire.
The Liberal Democrats (often referred to as Lib Dems) are a liberal British political party, formed in 1988 as a merger of the Liberal Party and the Social Democratic Party (SDP), a splinter group from the Labour Party, which had formed the SDP–Liberal Alliance from 1981.
Coronation Street is a British television soap opera/serial, initially produced by Granada Television.
A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.
Liverpool Football Club is a professional football club in Liverpool, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top tier of English football.
Local boards or local boards of health were local authorities in urban areas of England and Wales from 1848 to 1894.
In England and Wales, a local ecumenical partnership (or project) is a partnership between churches of different denominations.
A local government is a form of public administration which, in a majority of contexts, exists as the lowest tier of administration within a given state.
The Local Government Act 1894 (56 & 57 Vict. c. 73) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that reformed local government in England and Wales outside the County of London.
The Local Government Act 1929 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that made changes to the Poor Law and local government in England and Wales.
The Local Government Act 1972 is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom that reformed local government in England and Wales on 1 April 1974.
Macclesfield is a market town and civil parish in Cheshire, England.
Macclesfield Forest is an area of woodland, predominantly conifer plantation, located around south east of Macclesfield in the civil parish of Macclesfield Forest and Wildboarclough, in Cheshire, England.
Magistrate of Brussels is an unfinished oil painting or oil sketch by Anthony van Dyck, rediscovered in 2013 after being shown on episodes of the BBC television programme Antiques Roadshow.
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.
Mechanics' Institutes are educational establishments, originally formed to provide adult education, particularly in technical subjects, to working men.
Meltwater is water released by the melting of snow or ice, including glacial ice, tabular icebergs and ice shelves over oceans.
A menhir (from Brittonic languages: maen or men, "stone" and hir or hîr, "long"), standing stone, orthostat, lith or masseba/matseva is a large manmade upright stone.
Methodism or the Methodist movement is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity which derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of John Wesley, an Anglican minister in England.
The Midshires Way is a long-distance footpath and bridleway that runs for from the Chiltern Hills from near Bledlow in Buckinghamshire, through the Midlands counties of Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, to Stockport, Greater Manchester.
The Military Medal (MM) was a military decoration awarded to personnel of the British Army and other services, and formerly also to personnel of other Commonwealth countries, below commissioned rank, for bravery in battle on land.
New Mills is a town in Derbyshire, England, approximately south-east of Stockport and from Manchester.
New Mills School & Sixth Form is a comprehensive school, situated in the town of New Mills, in the north west of Derbyshire.
Non-metropolitan districts, or colloquially "shire districts", are a type of local government district in England.
Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.
A parish is a church territorial entity constituting a division within a diocese.
The Peak District is an upland area in England at the southern end of the Pennines.
The Peak Forest Canal is a narrow (gauge) locked artificial waterway in northern England.
Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.
A primary school (or elementary school in American English and often in Canadian English) is a school in which children receive primary or elementary education from the age of about seven to twelve, coming after preschool, infant school and before secondary school.
The River Goyt is a river in North West England.
Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
A soap opera or soaper is an ongoing, episodic work of fiction presented in serial format on television, radio and in novels, featuring the lives of many characters and focusing on emotional relationships to the point of melodrama.
Stockport is a large town in Greater Manchester, England, south-east of Manchester city centre, where the River Goyt and Tame merge to create the River Mersey.
Stockport Grammar School is a co-educational independent school in Stockport, England.
A stone circle is an alignment of standing stones arranged in a circle.
Successor parishes are civil parishes with a parish council created by the Local Government Act 1972 in England.
The Grocer is a British magazine devoted to grocery sales, published by William Reed Business Media.
The Manchester Man is a novel by the British writer Isabella Banks.
The Sunday Telegraph is a British broadsheet newspaper, founded in February 1961, and is published by the Telegraph Media Group, a division of Press Holdings.
Thomas Moule (1784 – January 1851) was an English antiquarian, writer on heraldry, and map-maker.
Toddbrook Reservoir was built in 1831 as a feeder for the Peak Forest Canal.
Sir Anthony Robinson (born 15 August 1946) is an English actor, comedian, author, presenter and political activist.
A tumulus (plural tumuli) is a mound of earth and stones raised over a grave or graves.
Tymbark is a village in southern Poland, some 80 km south-east of Kraków, population 2,400 (2004 data).
The United Reformed Church (URC) is a Christian church in the United Kingdom.
In England and Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland, an urban district was a type of local government district that covered an urbanised area.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes.
Well dressing, also known as well flowering, is a tradition practised in some parts of rural England in which wells, springs and other water sources are decorated with designs created from flower petals.
Whaley Bridge railway station serves the town of Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire, England.
William Jauderell was an archer in the English armies in Wales of Edward, the Black Prince in the 14th century.