Unexamined Lives

The story of the 20th century as lived by residents in the Derbyshire village of Borrowash

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Unexamined Lives Video

The Unexamined Lives video, filmed on a lovely summer day in June 2014, explains some of the research work undertaken by the Unexamined Lives project in the village of Borrowash in southern Derbyshire.

Part 1 – Introduction

Helen Clark (Ockbrook & Borrowash Archaeological and History Society) introduces the new video showcasing the work of the Unexamined Lives project.

Part 2 – The War Memorial and World War One.

The War Memorial for the Derbyshire villages of Borrowash and nearby Ockbrook, sits on Victoria Avenue, close to the busy A.52 in between Derby and Nottingham. The memorial lists 81 men and 1 woman who died during the First World War.

Helen Clark (Ockbrook & Borrowash Archaeological and History Society) introduces Peter Ball and Keith Oseman who discuss the research the Society is doing into the people on the memorial.

Part 3 – 17 Princess Drive

17 Princess Drive is a typical Victorian house in a Derbyshire village of Borrowash.

Helen Clark (Ockbrook & Borrowash Archaeological and History Society) introduces Chrissie Hall and Susan Smith who discuss their research into this house and the people who have lived there through the years.

Part 4 – The Village Businesses.

Helen Clark (Ockbrook & Borrowash Archaeological and History Society) introduces Anthony Heron who discusses some of the businesses which have serviced the busy Derbyshire village of Borrowash through the years.

Part 5 – Why Unexamined Lives?

Why Unexamined Lives?

Helen Clark (Ockbrook & Borrowash Archaeological and History Society) explains.

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