Buxton Hall

Buxton Local History Society

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Contents:
History of the Buxton Archaeological & Natural History Society.

A brief history of Buxton.

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History of the Buxton Archaeological and Natural History Society - abridged from a history published in 1997 to mark the 75th anniversary of the Society.

The first suggestion that Buxton should have an Archaeological Society appears to have been made at a meeting of the Buxton Literary Society in 1921 and there was sufficient interest shown for a meeting to be held the following February to discuss the advisability of forming such a society. Support was forthcoming…………………………To continue reading the full article press here


A Brief History of Buxton

The first written record of Buxton is in 1100, but much evidence of human occupation prior to then exists. Mesolithic (7600 - 3400 BC) artefacts have been found in excavations of a dwelling site in Lismore Fields which was carbon dated to 5220 BC. Later Neolithic dwelling remains were also found at the site,  …………………………….. To continue reading the full article
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