Wetton Mill

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Date:1905

Description:A postcard produced to sell at Wetton Mill and other stations on the Manifold Valley Light Railway which opened in 1904.

The family in this image is Mr Henry Riley and his two oldest daughters Olive and Henrietta. They lived at Dale Farm near to Wetton Mill.

In the background is Wetton Bridge. The bridge cost £184 to build in about 1810, and was paid for by the The Duke of Devonshire after the earlier bridge was demolished by a flood.

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Image courtesy of: Mrs Mary Hall

Donor ref:Wetton Mill approx 1905 (55/27435)

Source: Miscellaneous Collection

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