Our Aims

New Mills Local History Society is in New Mills(!), in the High Peak district of Derbyshire. The aims of the Society are:-

1. To promote study and research into the history of the New Mills area.

2. To convey the history of the New Mills area to a wider audience.

3. To secure the preservation and protection of items of interest relating to the history of the New Mills area.

To join or renew your membership, click here


Our meetings are held in New Mills Town Hall (SK22 4AT), on Friday evenings (usually), starting at 7:45pm.

Friday 8th March
1381 Black Death;Peasants Revolt;Chaucer
by David Walmsley

Friday 12th April
by Professor Michael Sanders
of Manchester University

Friday 10th May
AGM - 7:30
Buxton Pavillion Gardens
by Ros Westwood MBE
Derbyshire County Council
Museum Manager