Chapel en le Frith Poor Law Union, Derbyshire Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

The union of which the town is the head, comprises 17 parishes or places, and contains a population of 11,349.

A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 545-549. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50865 Date accessed: 02 April 2011.

 http://www.institutions.org.uk/workhouses/england/derby/chapel_en_le_frith_workhouse.htm

For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: www.workhouses.org.uk and
http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?ChapelEnLeFrith/ChapelEnLeFrith.shtml

Parishes in the Union[edit | edit source]

Buxton, Derbyshire Castleton, Derbyshire Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire Chinley, Bugsworth and Brownside, Derbyshire Derwent, Derbyshire Edale, Derbyshire Hope, Derbyshire King Sterndale, Derbyshire Peak Forest, Derbyshire Wormhill, Derbyshire