Chapel en le Frith Poor Law Union, Derbyshire Genealogy

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History

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

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