hyperlinks are to transcripts and information elsewhere on this
of Wolley of Allen Hill.
 Footnote to p.30 in William Adam's
"Gem of the
 Adam Wolley was baptised in 1758 and
buried in 1827 at Matlock. View his baptismal
record | burial
record | MI in the church |
Reference to his Will - see Pre
1858 Wills. Date of death published in both the "The
Wednesday, July 25, 1827 and "The Morning
July 26, 1827.
 See the Wolley
Manuscripts, Matlock | Documents
relating to the WOLLEY family in the Wolley Manuscripts.
The Documents held at the British Museum are also referred
to as the Wolley Charters, but the Charters are only part of
Adam Wolley's collection.
Read the MI for Adam and Grace Wolley at
 Cameron, Kenneth (1959) "The
Place Names of Derbyshire", Part II - English Place-Name
Society Volume XXVIII Cambridge University Press
 George Wolley was buried
at St. Giles', Matlock. He wrote a Will - see Pre
 "The Derby
Mercury", Thursday, January 14, 1808.
 Nineteenth century occupants of Allen
Hill Farm included:
John and Robert Sybray who advertised in Bagshaw's
1846 Directory | Kelly's
Edward Stevens was listed in the
1815 census | White's
Stevens was in the 1861 census | White's
Directory 1862 | and 1871
(address recorded as Dimple);
Edward Slack in Kelly's
Frederick Taylor and his brother farmed the land at the beginning
of the 20th century. There are references to them in Kelly's
Directory 1908 | Kelly's
Directory 1916 | Kelly's Directory 1925 (not transcribed).
 The building was described as having
10 rooms in the 1911 census - see FindMyPast
 From a Scrap Book by Basil Sowter
(Allen Hill, D2386Z, County Record Office), about 1920/1. John
Simpson had written to Basil Sowter on 30 Aug 1921.
 Dates provided with these photographs.