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Archive Reference / Library Class No.D504/112
TitlePapers of Colonel Herbert Brooke Taylor
DescriptionHe was born on 6 October 1855, the son of John and Catherine Taylor of Bakewell. He married Mary Taitt Mallalieu in 1884. He died on 20 February 1923. He had five sons and two daughters. He was educated at Ockbrook School and Lausanne, Switzerland. He was admitted as a solicitor in 1878 and was appointed clerk to the Bakewell magistrates in succession to his father in 1880. He served numerous local organizations. He became Colonel of the 2nd Volunteer (later the 6th) Battalion (Sherwood Foresters) of the Notts and Derbyshire Regiment. He served as Secretary of the Derbyshire Territorial Force Association and was awarded the CBE in 1919 for the work he had put in for the recruitment of soldiers during the Great War. He was Vice-Chair of the West Derbyshire Unionist League.
RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
Archive CreatorClient of Messrs Brooke Taylor & Company of Bakewell, solicitors
Colonel Herbert Brooke Taylor
Related MaterialFor additional personal papers of Herbert Brooke Taylor, see D504/141.
For papers of the Derbyshire Territorial Force Association, see D504/114. For papers relating to the West Derbyshire Liberal Unionist Association, see D504/115. The papers of these organisations were collected together by Herbert Brooke Taylor.
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