More Goyt Valley postcards

More Goyt Valley postcards

Above: This illustration, which appears on the cover of Gerald Hancock’s wonderful booklet on the valley, would have been painted around 1900. My thanks to Michael Baines for allowing me to scan some of his wonderful postcards of the Goyt Valley. They include an...
Goyt Valley postcards

Goyt Valley postcards

Above: Goyt’s Bridge and the Goyt Valley were very popular spots for both artists and photographers. And picturesque postcards were sold in their thousands to the many visitors who came here. There are some wonderful views in the...

Identifying places – was it you?

Someone emailed me last week to say they could help identify places featured in the photo gallery. But like a fool, I somehow managed to delete the message and now have no way of retrieving it. So if it was you, please do get back in touch.
Photo albums completed

Photo albums completed

I’ve now managed to put all Gerald’s photos on the site. They’re divided into various albums. Simply click on any gallery link on the side menu to view them. I’d love to add more images to the collection. This project is completely non-profit...
A photographic record

A photographic record

Many thanks to Gerald and Christine Hancock for allowing me to scan photographs from Gerald’s three books on the Goyt Valley. There are about 75 images in total. I’ve just created the first album which shows photographs of Errwood Hall. Click here to view...