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Wardlow, Derbyshire
19th Century Derbyshire Directory Transcripts
From: Kelly's Directory of the Counties of Derby, Notts, Leicester and Rutland
pub. London (May, 1891) - p.323
Kelly's Directory, 1891
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WARDLOW is a township, partly in the new parish of Bradwell and partly in the parish of Longstone, 5 miles north-north-west from Bakewell and 2¾ east-by-south from Tideswell, and 3 miles south from Longstone station on the Ambergate and Manchester section of the Midland railway, in the Western division of the county, High Peak hundred and Bakewell union, petty sessional division and county court district. The church of the Good Shepherd, erected in 1873, is a small edifice of stone in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave and a turret between the chancel and nave, containing 3 bells: there are 100 sittings and attached to the church is a small burial ground : divine service is conducted here by the rector of Tideswell. Here are lead mines, but are not now being worked. The Duke of Devonshire K.G. is lord of the manor and the principal landowner. The soil is light, on limestone. The land is chiefly in pasture. The area is 394 acres in Bradwell parish and 235 in Longstone ; rateable value, £656 ; the population in 1881 was 163.

Letters from Stockport via Litton, arrive at 7.30 a.m. by mail cart. Tideswell is the nearest money order & telegraph office

National School (mixed), erected in 1833 & enlarged by subscription in 1872, for 4-5 children; average attendance, 30; Miss Annie Masheter, mistress


Birley John, farmer
BramweIl Hannah (Mrs.), BuIl's Head P.H
Bramwell John, farmer
Furness James, farmer
Furness Jonathan, shoe maker
Furness Thomas, Three Stags' Heads P. H. & farmer
Gregory George, farmer
Halsop Thomas, farmer
Robinson John & Sarah (Mrs.) farmers
Robinson James, farmer
Robinson James, farmer
Robinson Joseph, farmer
Sellars John, farmer
Sellars Sarah (Mrs.), farmer
Somerset Benjamin, joiner
Somerset Nathan, farmer
Thornhill John, farmer

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