Belper Historical Society
Celebrating Belper’s Heritage
Welcome to the Homepage for Belper Historical Society
Belper Historical Society will be meeting initially online in 2022 with plans to meet face to face as the year progresses, subject to Covic precautions.
The Missing Nightwatchmen's Book
Short films on You Tube
During the Pandemic, a number of short films were created, voiced by Adrian Farmer and others. Just click on the title to access them:
Now on sale in Belper shops
Historic Belper & Milford in Colour
by Adrian Farmer
DISCOUNT AVAILABLE FOR SOCIETY MEMBERS when buying directly from the society.
Use our Contact form for details.
The 1960s, 1970s and 1980s in full colour.
Over 200 newly discovered photographs in print for the first time.
The Great War by Adrian Farmer and Richard Pinkett
Hundreds of stories about Belper families and people, streets, events, schools and more.
Brand new research with stories not told in over 100 years.
Belper Historical Society has worked since 1957 to promote a better understanding and appreciation of Belper’s history and heritage.
The society’s main aims are to:
- Cultivate an interest in the history of Belper and its neighbourhood;
- Collect and preserve artefacts, books, photographs and documents;
- Encourage practical historical research into Belper’s past
The society occasionally has a stall in No.28 Market Place from 10am to 1pm during the Farmers Market, held on the second Saturday of each month. Please pop in and we’ll endeavour to answer your questions and provide information.