The Stellarsphere in the John Flamsteed Memorial Park
Denby shown within Derbyshire
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There is a memorial garden for John Flamsteed; opposite St Mary's church, which features the stellarsphere which shows the position of the stars and planets overhead at the current time.
Denby is three miles south-east from Belper and eight miles north of Derby. Denby is home to a secondary school which is named after John Flamsteed. It was once served by Denby railway station on the Midland Railway Ripley Branch.
In addition to John Flamsteed:
- Henry Draycott, who became a highly successful judge in Ireland, was born here in 1510 ; he died in Ireland in 1572.
- Neighbourhood Statistics. "Denby Parish Census 2001". Neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk. Retrieved 2013-12-09.
- School web site, accessed 7 December 2009
- "Tune 001204 Denby". Christian classics ethereal hymnary. Retrieved 2012-10-08.
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