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History of Derby, Derbyshire in photos

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Geography: Derby - is a city in Derbyshire, England, on the banks of the River Derwent.

Date of foundation: 600 AD

History: Derby was settled by Romans – who established the town of Derventio – Saxons and Vikings, who made Derby one of the Five Boroughs of the Danelaw. Initially a market town, Derby grew rapidly in the industrial era. Home to Lombe's Mill, an early British factory, Derby has a claim to be one of the birthplaces of the Industrial Revolution. With the arrival of the railways in the 19th century, the city became a centre of the British rail industry.

Derby is an internationally renowned centre for advanced transport manufacturing, home to the world's second largest aero-engine manufacturer, Rolls-Royce, and Derby Litchurch Lane Works, for many years the UK's only train manufacturer. Toyota Manufacturing UK's automobile headquarters is south west of the city at Burnaston.

Population: 248 700

Ceremonial county: Derbyshire

Derby. Corn Market
Corn Market
Derby. Great Northern Bridge, Friar Gate, 1900's
Great Northern Bridge, Friar Gate, 1900's
Derby. Midland Railway Station
Midland Railway Station
Derby. Osmaston Road
Osmaston Road
Derby. St Peter's Church by moonlight
St Peter's Church by moonlight
Derby. Techical College, 1900's
Techical College, 1900's
Derby. The Spot
The Spot
Derby. Town Hall and Market Square, 1900's
Town Hall and Market Square, 1900's
Derby. All Saints Church
All Saints Church from St. Mary's Gate
Derby. Arboretum
Arboretum
Derby. Arboretum
Arboretum
Derby. Corn Market
Corn Market
Derby. Corn Market
Corn Market
Derby. Darley Abbey Park
Darley Abbey Park
Derby. Exeter Bridge
Exeter Bridge
Derby. Market Place
Market Place
Derby. Market Place
Market Place
Derby. Park Gates
Park Gates
Derby. The Old White Horse, Friars Gate
The Old White Horse, Friars Gate
Derby. The Wardwick
The Wardwick
Derby. The Welcome, Brighton Road
The Welcome, Brighton Road
Derby. Town Hall
Town Hall
Derby. Victoria Street, 1900's
Victoria Street, 1900's
Derby. View of the Market Place, circa 1850
View of the Market Place, circa 1850

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After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.


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