Crich Parish

General information on the Parish of Crich, including a lot of very interesting history

Derbyshire in Focus

Some lovely pictures of the canal, as well as the rest of Derbyshire.

Derbyshire Heritage

An ongoing project to collate information about many of the places of special interest in Derbyshire and the Peak District.

Heanor and District Local History

The Heanor and District Local History Society's area covers part of the Cromford, as well as the surrounding region.

Midland Railway - Butterley

The Midland Railway in Butterley Park is another neighbour.

Picture the Past

If you like old pictures, you might find the Picture the Past Web Site interesting

Wirksworth Parish Records

John Palmer's site allows family historians with ancestors on the canal to check out local parish records

Arkwright Society

The Arkwright Society celebrates the work of Richard Arkwright.


Bullbridge and Sawmills Area Civic society is for the residents of the Bullbridge and Sawmills area. They take a keen interest in the area, including the Cromford canal which runs through the community.

Derby Photos

If you'd like to see photos of Derby (including some canal ones), go to Derby Photos

Golden Valley Light Railway

The Golden Valley Light Railway is one of our close neighbours

Langley Mill Heritage Group

A fascinating resource of photographs and memories of Langley Mill .

RFB Midland Collection Trust

Thie Roy F Burrows trust keeps a very large collection of artifacts and documents relating to the Railway.