MELBOURNE HISTORICAL RESEARCH GROUP

THE CLEARANCE AREAS - Project 1, 2000-2001

In the 1950s and '60s, whole swathes of Melbourne were cleared for redevelopment by the former South East Derbyshire Rural District Council including:
For posterity, academic and nostalgic interest, the strong identity and character of each of these areas has been recorded by the Group from people's memories, in addition to surviving documentary and illustrative material.
Mr and Mrs Wright at the rear of Thomas Cook's birthplace, 
9 Quick Close, Melbourne.
Photograph courtesy of Richard Heath.
Home.
 
Project 2:
Market Gardeners.
Project 3:
Pubs & Clubs.
Project 4:
Before the Reservoir.
Project 5:
Briggs' Diary.
Project 6:
Houses & History.
Funding.
 
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