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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

"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]

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Historical Geography

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  • 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.

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.