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History and photographs of the Holmes family of 30 Coxon Street.
Neil Johnson's writes about his father's job as a joiner and cabinet maker in and around Derby,
Neil Johnson's article about Spondon Station.
Neil Johnson writes about growing up in Cherry Tree Hill in the 1950s and 1960s.
Article by Peter Lloyd about Spondon Bowls Club.
The History of Spondon Bowls Club, written by Peter Lloyd in 2020.
Bromford Bridge/Spondon Railway Accident victims 13 January 1913.
Roy Battelle's memories of growing up in Spondon in the 1940s and 1950s.
During the First World War, Spondon House school building was used as a Red Cross Hospital, from 22 November 1914 until…
In 2005-2006 members of the Village Improvement Committee, a sub-committee of Spondon Community Association transformed…
Programme of Peace Celebrations in Spondon 19 July 1919.
From Parish Council minutes.
Winchester House School was started by a Classics master, GW Bryant, in St Leonards-on-Sea, near Hastings, in 1876. It…
Article by Maxwell Craven from Country Images, August 2016
Biography of Dr Thomas Ashby Barron DSO TD of Spondon.
For the period ending 1 April 1950Accounts, Special Accounts, List of Beneficiaries of Dole Charities: Samuel Alcock's…
Eugene Jeno Kenedy 1906-1988.  Research undertaken by Derek Hathaway at The National Archives at Kew.
On 4 December 1745 Charles Edward Stuart, “Bonnie Prince Charlie” and his Scottish Army arrived in Derby. Earlier that…
 Newspaper article about Jack Astle's eldest daughter Emma. There are many names of Spondon people and some may…
Article about Jack Astle, master builder, by Lizzie's great granddaughter, Sue Sharpe.
When you come to the Chaddesden/Spondon end of Raynesway, you will see Acorn Way in front of you and what appears to be…
Article from Derby Evening Telegraph dated 4 December 2007.