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St. John's hospital, for six aged men, was founded and endowed in 1602, by Sir John Manners Sutton and his brother; the income amounts to £40. A dispensary and a lying-in institution have been established. The poor law union of Bakewell comprises above 50 parishes and places, and contains a population of 31,319.

From: A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 128-132. URL: Date accessed: 04 April 2011.

Parishes in the Union

Ashford, Derbyshire Bakewell, Derbyshire Baslow, Derbyshire Beeley, Derbyshire Birchover, Derbyshire Chatsworth, Derbyshire Chelmorton, Derbyshire Cromford, Derbyshire Darley, Derbyshire Earl Sterndale, Derbyshire Edensor, Derbyshire Elton, Derbyshire Eyam, Derbyshire Hartington, Derbyshire Hathersage, Derbyshire Longstone, Derbyshire Matlock, Derbyshire Matlock Bath, Derbyshire Middleton and Smerrill, Derbyshire Monyash, Derbyshire Sheldon, Derbyshire South Darley, Derbyshire Stanton, Derbyshire Stony Middleton, Derbyshire Taddington, Derbyshire Tansley, Derbyshire Tideswell, Derbyshire Winster, Derbyshire Youlgreave, Derbyshire

Later addition Rowsley, Derbyshire


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