Latest News – Jean Bellaby: A multi-talented volunteer

Jean Bellaby: a multi-talented volunteerby Rosemary Annable on behalf of the Belper North Mill Trust17 January 2019 The Belper North Mill Trust records, with regret, the death of one of our longest-serving volunteers. Jean Bellaby was a popular guide and an...

Latest News – The Reel Story

Jedediah Strutt began building mills here from 1776. The original North Mill was completed in 1786 but was destroyed by fire in 1803. Its replacement, the present mill, was built in 1804 on the earlier mill’s foundations by Jedediah’s eldest son William...

Latest News – Congratulations Adrian!

Adrian Farmer was yesterday evening presented with the British Empire Medal by Mr William Tucker, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Derbyshire at a gathering at No. 28 in Belper attended by family, friends, fellow volunteers and World Heritage Site colleagues. The award is for...