Lea Mills WW1 Research Team
Jane Middleton Smith (Lea Mills Archivist) Dennis Brook, Brian Gibbons, John Mumby, Peter Patilla.
Potter & Co, Solicitors, Matlock
Access to High Peak News 1914-18.
Derbyshire Record Office, Matlock
Access to newspapers 1914 – 1918.
Access to service records, pension records and medal roll index cards.
Complementary Reference Books
The Bath at War: A Derbyshire Community and the Great War by Charles Bersford (Country Books/Ashridge Press 2007 ISBN 978-1-901214-01-8).
Matlock and the Great War 1914–1919 by Keith Taylor (Country Book 2010 ISBN 978-1-906789-38-1).
British Gallantry Awards: The Sherwood Foresters by C. Housley (Miliquest Publications ISBN 0-9529648-3-X).
Crich Parish: www.crichparish.co.uk
Cromford Village: www.cromfordvillage.co.uk
Historical research: www.ancestry.co.uk
Historical research: www.findmypast.co.uk
John Smedley Archives
The archives contains the original letters from by the men in response to the parcels sent to them.
These were transcribed by Jane Middleton Smith, John Mumby, Brian Gibbons and Peter Patilla.
Other records were collated and transcribed by John Mumby and Dennis Brook.
Dethick, Lea and Holloway Parish magazines
These contained letters from the men and were transcribed by Dennis Brook.