Youngsters before Riber

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Three happy youngsters can been seen enjoying the Matlock countryside in this photograph.

The identities of the boy, girl and baby are not clear, nor is their relationship to each other – are they brothers and sisters?

Was the photograph being taken by one of their proud parents?

The snap clearly shows Riber Castle in the background.

The castle, which overlooks Matlock, has a long and varied history, having been build by John Smedley has his private family home in the 19th Century.

Following that it was used as a boys school and later a storage site for the Ministry of Defence during the Second World War.

In more recent years it was a zoo, and at the moment is being converted into modern homes.