Jane TAYLOR in Redcar provides this clipping from the Derby Mercury of 27 January, 1803: DIED: "On Saturday the 15th inst. Mr. Thos. LOWE, of Matlock, in this county, sincerely regretted by his friends and acquaintance."
Also. from the same issue: DIED: "On Monday last, at Matlock Bath, Mr. Nathan PORTEUS, of Buxton."
Jane TAYLOR in Redcar provides this announcement from the Derby Mercury of 16 June, 1803: DIED: "On Thursday last, Miss Mary ARKWRIGHT, second daughter of Richard ARKWRIGHT, Esq. of Willersley, in this county."
Rose KELLAND offers this notice from the Derbyshire Times & Chesterfield Herald of Wednesday, 18 November 1903:
"Matlock Bank - Funeral of Mrs BAGSHAW
The reamins of Mrs ELIZABETH BAGSHAW, wife of Mr. THOMAS BAGSHAW, of Matlock Bank, who died on Saturday, November 7, in her 63rd year, were interred at Matlock Parish Churchyard on Wednesday, the 11th inst., the rev. A. LOWE vicar of All Saint's Matlock Bath, reading the burial service. Deceased, a native of Matlock, belonged to a very old local family, and her husband's name is very well known in the locality. Deceased had been in failing health for over two years. Her husband, seven sons, and four daughters are living now, two of the youngest sons being in Bermuda.
The relatives attending the funeral were Mr. THOMAS BAGSHAW (widower), Mr. and Mrs J. BERESFORD, Mr. and Mrs SAM BAGSHAW, Mr. and Mrs TED OSBORNE, Mr. and Mrs FRANK BAGSHAW (Birmingham), Mr. and Mrs B. ACTON (Manchester), Mr. and Mrs JOE BAGSHAW, Mrs ESTHER VAINS (deceased's sister), Mr. and Mrs JOHN BAGSHAW (Manchester), Mr. and Mrs HERBERT BAGSHAW (Matlock Cliff), Mr. J. ROOSE, Mrs POLLY BAGSHAW, Mrs RICHARD WHEELDON (deceased's sister), Mrs SARAH ANN BAGSHAW, Mrs A. HAWLEY (Matlock Moor), and Mrs WALL (Brampton).
Six nephews acted as bearers, these being, messrs RICHARD WHEELDON, ALBERT SIMS (Crich), FRED WARD (Bank Road, Matlock), FRED WARD (Smedley Street, Matlock Bank), JON VAINS (Darley Dale), CHARLES WARD (Matlock Moor).
The handsome polished oak coffin with brass furniture, bore this inscription: ELIZABETH BAGSHAW, died November 7th, 1903, aged 62 years.
There were a large number of floral tributes, the wreath from the widower and daughters comprising lilies from Bermuda.
Mr. GEORGE BALLINGTON, of Matlock Bank, carried out the funeral arrangements."
We report from the Worcester and Sherwood Forest Regimental Association:
7th December 2018
Charles BERESFORD of Matlock, Derbyshire on 16 Nov 2018. Charles was an historian and author (including The Christian Soldier – the life of Lt Col. The Rev Bernard William Vann VC MC & Bar, Croix de Guerre avec palme) and a friend and supporter of The Mercian Regiment and the Museum of The Mercian Regiment (WFR Collection).