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Stephen Flinders

Speaker Topics

History, Other

Locations Covered​

- East Midlands




Short Notice, 1 Month Minimum, 3 Month Minimum

Profile Bio

I am a local historian based on the south Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire border but happy to travel further where ever possible. Twenty years experience on the speaking circuit giving a wide range of presentations covering local, family, social and industrial history, and more. My fees generally start around £45 plus milage depending on distance.

Talk Description


The story behind the discovery of a Derbyshire town's first and so far only major archaeological site.

Other Talks

STANTON GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN - The story of a Derbyshire Ironworks and its people.

STANTON AT WAR - Utilising remarkable film footage taken at the Stanton Ironworks in 1943. This tells the story of the men and women who worked there during the Second World War.

JOHN GLOVER'S SKETCH BOOK - The life and work of the Leicestershire born artist John Glover based around the discovery of a previously unknown collection of sketches.

TERROR FROM THE SKIES - January 31st 1916. The Night the Zeppelins came.

THE LIFE AND TRAVELS OF ROBERT BRUCE NAPOLEON WALKER - It's surprising what turns up when you delve into someone's family history.

THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF HENRY WALKER R.N. - Another voyage into family history which includes the Battle of Trafalgar, the fight against white slavery, a failed marriage and a court martial which went terribly wrong.

CATHERINE CROMPTON'S DIARY - In 1865 Catherine Mee married into one of Derbyshire's wealthiest families. Between 1867 and 1897 she kept a diary but was there more to her story than first meets the eye?

THE FIRST IN DERBYSHIRE - The story of the Ilkeston tramway system 1903-1931.

THE OLD CURIOSITY BOXES - Get into teams and have fun trying to identify this collections of curios.

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