There are bronze age standing stones in the Whaley Bridge Area.
Neil THEASBY has a photograph of The Goyt Inn (the blue door) on Geo-graph, taken in June, 2015.
Al PARTINGTON has a photograph of the Navigation Inn on Geo-graph, taken in February, 2007.
Jon CANTRILL offers this list of names from the Coroner's report written up in The Manchester Guardian of Oct 21 1905, pg 14:
The Whaley Bridge Accident
Verdict of the Coroner’s Jury
- Richard WALKER
- Samuel Mosley WALKER
- Harry WOOLLEY
- John WALKER
- Mr STOKES (inspector of mines for Derbyshire)
Toddbrook Reservoir stands behind Whaley Bridge Primary School in the village. Heavy rains in August, 2019, caused part of the face of the dam to collapse and 1,400 people were evacuated from the village until the dam could be declared safe.