FERNILEE, Derbyshire

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2548
1891 R.G. 12 / 2781
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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

"FERNILEE, a township in the parish of Hope, hundred of High Peak, county Derby, 4 miles S.W. of Chapel-en-le-Frith, and 5 N.W. of Buxton. The Cromford and High Peak railway passes in the vicinity. Coal is obtained in this place, and there is a powder-mill. Here is a chapel belonging to the Wesleyan Methodists, and a National school. The Duke of Devonshire is lord of the manor."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]

Fernilee lies just east of the Goyt River along the A5004 arterial road, just south of Horwich and north of the Fernilee Reservoir.

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Directories

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Historical Geography

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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

  Year  Inhabitants
1871 901
1881 1,063
1891 1,233
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