Hayfield Poor Law Union, Derbyshire Genealogy

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History

The poor-law union of Hayfield comprises a considerable portion of the parish of Glossop, together with the chapelry of Distley, in the parish of Stockport, county of Chester; and contains 9516 inhabitants.

A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 450-454. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51017 Date accessed: 04 April 2011.

See also http://www.institutions.org.uk/workhouses/england/derby/hayfield_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/Hayfield

Parishes in the Union

Beard, Derbyshire Disley, Cheshire Hayfield, Derbyshire Mellor, Derbyshire