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Youlgreave, Derbyshire: OS Grid Reference(421500,364500)
Ellis, Stanley (b.1926
Birds, Thomas (b.1879, male, farmer)
Thomas recalls bad winters and describes his work supplying timber from the Goyt Valley. He also briefly mentions a number of local lead mines. Buxton is a spa town just to the northwest of Youlgreave and Alport a village just to the east. Whaley Bridge (to the northwest) is a small town in the Goyt Valley: an area in the west of The Peak District National Park on the Derbyshire / Cheshire border. Stockport is a large town further to the northwest.