"ALSOP-LE-DALE AND EATON, a township, chapelry and secluded village, on the Bakewell road, 5½ miles N.N.W. from Ashbourn. The church, dedicated to St. Michael, is an ancient Norman structure. The living is a perpetual curacy; the Rev. William Fisher, M.A., incumbent. COLD EATON, 1½ miles N.W. from Alsop-le-Dale."
[Descriptions from Harrison, Harrop & Co.'s Directory & Gazetteer of Derbyshire, 1860]
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The One-Name Study Group The Allsop Family Group is for anyone interested in ALLSOP and variants, and run by Winifred Waterall, 86 High Street, Loscoe, Heanor, Derbyshire DE75 7LF, UK.
Membership is by an annual subscription of £5 for UK residents, £8 for UK residents, and £10 for all other Overseas. This includes a quarterly journal 'Allsop Ancestors', and a Family Gathering is held in June each year at Alsop en le Dale. Winifred holds a slip index of entries from Parish Registers, Census, MIs, and other records. For enquiries, please include a stamped self addressed envelope, or in the case of overseas enquiries two International Reply Coupons. Thank you. NB subscription rates updated 1 Nov 2010.
Note: whilst specific Surname Interests are under normal circumstances catered for elsewhere than GENUKI, the Allsop Surname has such close ties with the village that it is felt the two are inseparable. The surname originated in the village, and there are more references to the surname in Derbyshire than anywhere else.