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Chapel en le Frith Poor Law Union, Derbyshire Genealogy


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: Date accessed: 02 April 2011.

For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: and

Parishes in the UnionEdit

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