Some history of Derby
More information on Derby to follow. I probably created the page as I had a link to Derby from another page. When building the site it is easier to place links as they crop up rather than go back later on. I realise this is frustrating if you were specifically looking for detailed information on Derby. I have placed a few old newspaper articles, along with a few photographs.
Have Your Say
If you would like to share any further information on Derby - perhaps you drank in one of the pubs in the past? Or maybe knew a previous publican running one of the boozers? Whatever the reason it would be great to hear of your stories or gossip. Simply send a message and I'll post it here.
Related Newspaper Articles
"Three men were accused at Derby Borough Police Court today with being drunk and disorderly in the town last night, and one woman was accused
of being found drunk and incapable. The woman, Dolly Morris , housekeeper, Russell Street, Derby, who was seen to be drunk by Police Constable Mann, was fined
5s. "I was not as drunk as I could get, but my lameness made it look worse. I expect," was the excuse of James Farnath, a hawker, of Burton, who was drunk and
disorderly in the Cornmarket. He was fined 7s. 6d. Charles Bacon , labourer, no fixed address, was fined 7s. 6d. for being drunk and disorderly in Regent
Street, and Edward O'Brien , no fixed abode, who was found shouting and swearing and drunk on the London Road, was discharged on promising to leave the
town. The Magistrates were: Mr. E. S. Johnson [in the chair], Messrs. G. H. Shires. G. F. Tomlinson, C. H. Mitchell, and F. J. Bonas."
"Woman Incapable In The Street"
Derby Daily Telegraph : July 6th 1933 Page 7