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  • EDWARDS, Brian - Calver, Curbar and Froggatt in Old Photographs. Published by Northend of Sheffield. ISBN¬†0-9525064-9-1


  • The parish was in the Bakewell sub-district of the Bakewell Registration District.

  • Census transcripts can be found at the Wishful-Thinking site.

  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:

Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2538
1871 R.G. 10 / 3625
1881 R.G. 11 / 3446
1891 R.G. 12 / 2773
1901 R.G. 13 / 1332

Church Records

  • The ecclesiastical parish would have been in the rural deanery of Eyam.

  • The Wesleyan Reform Chapel was built in 1834.

  • Janet KIRK has a photograph of the Wesleyan Reform Chapel on the Wishful-Thinking site, dated February, 2004.

  • John SLATER also has a photograph of the Wesleyan Reform Chapel on Geo-graph, taken in May, 2013.

Civil Registration

  • Civil Registration began in July, 1837.

  • The parish was in the Bakewell sub-district of the Bakewell Registration District.

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Froggatt which are provided by:
"FROGGATT, a township in the parish of Bakewell, hundred of High Peak, county Derby, 6 miles N.E. of Bakewell. It is situated on the river Derwent."

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

There's more to be found about the village at the Frogs.Co.NZ site.



Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Froggatt has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


  • The section of LYSONS' Topographical and Historical Account of Derbyshire, 1817, for Baslow, transcribed by Barbarann AYARS, includes the briefest mention of Froggatt.

  • Terry ROBINSON has a photograph of the Chequers Inn, Froggatt Edge on Geo-graph, taken in September, 2012.

  • The Froggatt Road Bridge is a 17th century structure listed as Class II by English Heritage.


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK243763 (Lat/Lon: 53.283107, -1.636991), Froggatt which are provided by:

Military Records

  • For a photograph of the Froggatt War Memorial and the names on it, see the Roll of Honour site.

Politics and Government

  • This place was an ancient Township in Curbar parish, Derbyshire, and was incorporated as a separate, modern Civil Parish in December, 1866.

  • This parish was in the ancient High Peak Hundred (or Wapentake).

  • The citizens of this parish have elected to forgo a formal Parish Council, They periodic Parish Meetings of all citizens to discuss civic and political issues.

  • District governance is provided by the Derbyshire Dales District Council.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • 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.