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Pictured here outside the Rutland Arms are Alfred Ellis (centre, holding banner) and his father, James Ellis (centre, to right of Alfred). Alfred met Pattie Batterly, his future wife, at the Rutland Arms (she worked in service there). James lived at Primrose Cottage, Dale Road, Matlock and died in 1947, aged 89. Alfred lived on Far Green from 1906 until 1978 when he moved to Sheffield to his daughters and died in May 1980, aged 96. His daughter Marjorie (his only child) still lives in Sheffield, now aged 90.