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Brushfield, Derbyshire
19th Century Derbyshire Directory Transcripts
From: Kelly's Directory of the Counties of Derby, Notts, Leicester and Rutland
pub. London (May, 1891) - pp.62-3
Kelly's Directory, 1891
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BRUSHFIELD is a township in the parish of Bakewell, annexed to Taddington for ecclesiastical purposes, 5 miles from Tideswell, 3 south from Millers' Dale station on the Derby and Manchester section of the Midland railway, and 5½ west-north-west from Bakewell, in the Western division of the county, hundred of High Peak, Bakewell union, petty sessional division and county court district ; it consists of four farmhouses only, and is situated between ridges of hills. There is a footpath north of the hill, which leads to Tideswell by Litton Mills, and one to Monsal Dale station. The Duke of Devonshire is lord of the manor and entire landowner. The are is 655 acres ; rateable value £1,163 ; the polulation in 1881 was 31. The chief crops are turnips, oats and most of the land is pasture.

Letters through Stockport arrive at Taddington, from which they are called for, at 8.30 a.m. The nearest money order office is at Taddington & telegraph office at Millers' Dale

The children of this place attend the school at Taddington

Broome George, farmer & agent for the Farmers' Co. chemical manufacturers
Blower Wm. farmer, Brushfield hough
Heathcote John, farmer

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