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Kingsterndale, Derbyshire
19th Century Derbyshire Directory Transcripts
From: Kelly's Directory of the Counties of Derby, Notts, Leicester and Rutland
pub. London (May, 1891) - p.244
Kelly's Directory, 1891
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KINGSTERNDALE is an ecclesiastical parish, formed in 1851 from the civil parishes of Bakewell and Hope, on the river Wye, 3 miles east from Buxton railway station and 9 north-west from Bakewell, in the Western division of the county, Bakewell hundred and petty sessional division, Chapel-en-le-Frith union and county court district, rural deanery or Buxton, archdeaconry of Derby and diocese or Southwell. Christ Church, erected in 1848, is a small building in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch and a turret containing one bell ; the chancel is lighted by three stained lancet windows : there are two others at the west end : the church affords 130 sittings. The register dates from the year 1851. The living is a vicarage, gross yearly value £130, with residence, in the gift of the Misses Pickford, and held since 1890 by the Rev. George Allen Dawson. here are the remains of an ancient stone cross. The principal landowners are the Misses Pickford, Sir Joseph Cocksey Lee J.P. of Lea Hurst, Cromford, and Messrs. James Holme and John James Lees. The soil is brown loam ; subsoil, limestone. The land is chiefly used for grazing purposes, the arable growing oats. The population in 1881 was 191.

Sexton, William Bonsal.

Letters received about 8 a.m. through Buxton, the nearest money order & telegraph office

School, erected for 25 children ; average attendance, 19 ; & supported by the family of Pickford ; Miss J. Harrison, mistress

Dawson Rev. George Allen, Vicarage
Goringe George
Pickford Misses
Gilman James, farmer, Cowlow
Heskey Thomas, farmer, Cowlow
Holme James, farmer & landowner
Holme Thomas, farmer, Cowdale
Moseley Thomas, farmer, Cowdale
Ollerenshaw Joseph, farmer, Cowdale
Skidmore & Bradbury, farmer
Skidmore Benjamin, farmer
Taylor Jonathan, farmer, Cowlow

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