About the Author:
David Morten is a local historian with a particular interest in the buildings and archaeology of Buxton, where he has lived all his life. He was educated at Buxton College and then spent all his working life in various positions for Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI). Following retirement he spent several years working with English Heritage photographing the listed buildings of Derbyshire, Cheshire and Staffordshire. He is a founder member of the Buxton Group, and a member of the Friends of the Pavilion Gardens and the Local History Society. He has two children and two grandchildren.