About the Author:
Jayne Darbyshire was born in Mexborough, South Yorkshire in 1960. She began writing about local history and country living by contributing a series of features to ‘The Lady’ magazine. She now writes a bi-monthly column for ‘The Green Parent’ and a monthly local history article for the Derbyshire lifestyle magazine ‘Reflections’ as well as contributing articles to various other country living and lifestyle magazines. She lives near Matlock, Derbyshire.