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- HINE, Sheila - Around Longnor. Churnet Valley Books, 2007. Includes photographs and anecdotes from Earl Sterndale. ISBN 1-904546-47-1.
- This hamlet was in the Bakewell sub-district of the Bakewell Registration District.
- The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
|Piece No. |
|1861 ||R.G. 9 / 2540 |
|1891 ||R.G. 12 / 2774 |
- The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint Michael.
- The church was originally built in the 14th century.
- The church was rebuilt in 1828.
- The church was destroyed by an errant German bomb in 1941.
- The church was restored in 1952.
- The church seats about 252.
- The Anglican parish register dates from 1765.
- We have a pop-up window of Parish Register burials in a text file for your review. Your additions are welcomed.
- Rosemary LOCKIE provides a transcription of the Earl Sterndale stone memorials from St Michael & All Angels Churchyard.
- The church was in the rural deanery of Buxton.
- Civil Registration began in July, 1837.
- The hamlet was in the Bakewell sub-district of the Bakewell Registration District.
"EARL STERNDALE, a hamlet in the parish of Hartington, hundred of Wirksworth, county Derby, 6 miles S. of Buxton, and 8 W. of Bakewell. It is situated near the river Dove, and, together with Hartington Middle Quarter, forms a chapelry. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Lichfield, value £130, in the patronage of the Vicar of Hartington."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]
You may also wish to read the Derbyshire Village Book entry.
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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK090670 (Lat/Lon: 53.199988, -1.866735), Earl Sterndale which are provided by:
- Rosemary LOCKIE provides a photograph and a transcription of the War Memorial.
- This place was a hamlet and Chapelry in Hartington Middle Quarter parish in Derby county. Ther is no record of it becoming a modern Civil Parish.
- This parish was in the ancient Wirksworth Hundred (or Wapentake).
- The ecclesiastical parish of Earl Sterndale was formed from Hartington Middle Quarter in 1873.
- Bastardy cases would be heard in the Bakewell petty session hearings.
- As a result of the Poorlaw Amendment Act reforms of 1834, this parish became a member of the Bakewell Poorlaw Union.
- The Earl Sterndale History Group meet in the Chapel on the first and third Thursdays of every month.