"BAMFORD, a hamlet in the parish of Hathersage, hundred of High Peak, in the county of Derby, 6 miles to the N.W. of Tideswell. Bakewell is its post town. It is in the Peak, near the border of Yorkshire. Bamford Moor is near the village."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]
The village lies 10 miles east of Chapel-en-le-Frith and 12 miles north of Bakewell and 161 miles north of the city of London.