Castleton Camp in 1905


The Annual Camp at Castleton in 1905.

The ridge, known locally as Hollins Cross, is seen in the background and the fields in which the men are camping are to the west of the village.

 The Clay Cross Volunteer Band

1905 Castleton146 Bramwell 19051905_Castleton_2VBThe Band of the 2nd Volunteer Battalion, the Derbyshire Regiment. This card was actually posted from Towyn on August 2nd 1907 (unknown publisher).


The Band of the 4th Volunteer Battalion, Notts and Derby Regiment resting on the slopes of Winnats Pass on the road from Castleton to Mam Tor. Part of the ‘Rhymes Collection’ but unknown publisher.

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Duke I with two young Cadets. Addressed to Mrs May White in Higher Lane, Whaley Bridge and posted from Castleton on August 12th 1903 (unknown publisher).


A closer view of the intricate shoulder badge of the Bandsman.

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 “Duke I” the ram of 2nd VB Derbyshire in 1905.

1st Volunteer Battalion

Derbyshire YeomanryDY 1905 a

The Derbyshire Yeomanry held their Annual Camp at the Chatsworth Estate in 1905.

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