SHA County co-ordinator was the late Madeline Cox
email: survey co-ordinator
(Academics and associated professionals)
Derby Philosophical Society [DPS] (1783- ), founded in 1783 by Erasmus Darwin it became the focus for meetings of natural philosophers and experimental demonstrations by visiting lecturers, for example the air pump and orrery as depicted in Joseph Wright’s paintings. In 1858 it merged with with the Derby Town and County Museum and the Natural History Society.
Derbyshire is well-known for its pre-historic sites that are thought to have astronomically alignments.
Arbor Low, nr. Bakewell, in the White Peak is a Neolithic henge (2000 BCE) mounment (Wiki).
Nine ladies Stone Circle, Stanton Moor is a small Neolithic/early Bronze Age (3300-900 BCE) henge monument (Wiki).