The Calver Weir Restoration Project has been researching the legacy of the weir and mill through an oral history project. The local community have been involved and many people associated with the mill have been interviewed. Click on the pictures below to find out more about the interviewees and listen to the interviews
David Turner, Calver, in conversation with Margaret Wood from the Calver Weir Oral History Project. David’s ancestors were workers in Calver Cotton Mill, including his great-grandparents and grandparents – the Winterbottom and Bardsley families. David talks through 19th and early 20th century documents he has about his family and their roles at the mill.