DETHICK & HOLLOWAY, Derbyshire

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2518
1891 R.G. 12 / 2750
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Church History

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

"HOLLOWAY and [DETHWICK] LEA are two villages, two and a half miles from Cromford, containing considerable lead works, a manufactory for hosiery and merino spinning, and one for hats. The situation of these village is highly picturesque. From Lea the inclined plane of the High Peak railway ascends to the summit of the lofty bills which environ Cromford. Lea, or Dethwick Lea, and Holloway (in the parish of Ashover), form one hamlet, containing 675 inhabitants."

[Description from Pigot and Co's Commercial Directory for Derbyshire, 1835]

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History

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Military History

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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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