People in Local History
Formerly The Haddon Hall Group - we now look at "Derbyshire Through It's People", we still meet as listed below and keep to the same format.
It is with great sadness that we cancelled our first meeting of the New Year because it coincided with the funeral of our very good friend Tricia Hooton, who died just before Christmas. A stalwart of the Bakewell community, she had lived here her entire life, it was unsurprising that the Parish church was full.
She engaged in many other activities as well as being a member of our happy band of amateur historians and although never pushing herself forward she was always an enthusiastic supporter of us all, whatever we chose to talk about! She also very much enjoyed our trips out in the summer and organised the Christmas meeting on several occasions.
Her wonderful 'cackle' when she found something that tickled her sense of humour will be sorely missed - a lovely lady.
The group meets at our coordinators home on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 10.00 a.m.– 12.00 noon, with the exception of August and the occasional trip.
Coordinators: Stephen & Amanda Coates 01629 735882