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New book in memory of David Hey

The University of Hertfordshire Press has published “Histories of People and Landscape: Essays on the Sheffield region in memory of David Hey”. Edited by Richard Hoyle, it was released in a hardback edition at the beginning of March 2021 price £35.

David was the Sheffield and South Yorkshire historian of our times: he published what is likely to remain the standard account of Sheffield as well as accounts of the landscape of South Yorkshire and his beloved moors, and much more.

  • Histories of People and Landscape
  • Essays on the Sheffield Region in Memory of David Hey
  • David Hey, 1938–2016: a tribute – Charles Phythian-Adams
  • Deer parks in South Yorkshire: the documentary and landscape evidence – Melvyn Jones
  • The Sheffield cutlers and the earls of Shrewsbury: a new interpretation – Richard Hoyle
  • Lord William Cavendish of Hardwick Hall (Derbyshire) and the wardship of Sir Francis Wortley of Wortley Hall (West Riding), 1604–1612 – Peter Edwards
  • The steel industry in England, 1614–1740 – Dorian Gerhold
  • Out of the shadows: searching for lost Domesday landscapes – Ian D. Rotherham
  • Opposition to parliamentary enclosure in Nottinghamshire – John Beckett
  • The rise and fall of a Peak District yeoman family: the Bagshaws of Hazlebadge, 1600–1942 – Alan Crosby
  • The food production campaign in the First World War: the Derbyshire War Agricultural Committees, 1915–1919 – Nicola Verdon
  • Boundary settlements and overlapping jurisdictions: marginal communities and Little Londons – John Broad
  • Personal names and settlement in the south Yorkshire Pennines – George Redmonds

The book is available from Waterstones and any local independent bookshop will be able to order it too. ISBN: 978-1-912260-39-3. A paperback edition is coming out in September price £18.99.



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