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"FOOLOW, a hamlet in the parish of Eyam, hundred of High Peak, county Derby, 2 miles N.E. of Tideswell."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)Transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]
The village sits in the High Peak National Park 2 miles west of Eyam. Much of the village dates from the 18th and 19th centuries.
John Marius Wilson's "Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales," 1870-72, described Foolow as:
FOOLOW, a hamlet in Eyam parish, Derby; 2 miles E by N of Tideswell. Real property, £996. Pop., 243. Houses, 56. There is a Wesleyan chapel.
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