Derbyshire Blog

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Ann and I spent a day in Derbyshire looking around places connected with the Industrial Revolution, including Arkwright’s Mill built by Sir Richard Arkwright (and later destoyed by an angry mob)

More information about Sir Richard Arkwright HERE

We met a shop owner, who must have been the real inspiration for Ronnie Barker’s character ‘Arkwright’ in Open All Hours. After we asked for directions, he replied

“..and if you get lost, don’t bother coming back…”


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