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Little Hucklow


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

  • A transcription of the 1861 census is online at Liz Sparkes' site.

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

Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2544
1891 R.G. 12 / 2777

Church History

  • The inhabitants of this parish used the Anglican church at Bakewell or at Great Hucklow.

Church Records

  • The church was in the rural deanery of Bakewell.

  • The Primitive Methodists built a chapel here in 1826.

Civil Registration

  • Civil Registration began in July, 1837.

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

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Little Hucklow which are provided by:
"LITTLE HUCKLOW, a hamlet in the parish of Hope, hundred of High Peak, county Derby, 2 miles N.N.E. of Tideswell, adjoining the above." [Recorded as HUCKLOW PARVA in Gazetteer - RL 2003]

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

Windmill is a hamlet one mile south of Littel HUcklow. The parish lies within the Peak District National Park, about one mile west of the B6049 arterial road.


Historical Geography

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


  • The village held its annual feast on the last Sunday in August.

  • Ye Olde Bulls Head - the fifth oldest pub in England. "The pub has been home to a long line of innkepers who were also miners and farmers" - nice one! :)

  • Graham HOGG has a photgraph of the Bulls Head Pub on Geo-graph, taken in May, 2012. The pub closed in 2005. As of 2015, an offer has been made on the property, but I do not know if they will re-open it as a Public House.

  • These are the proprietors listed in various directories for The Bulls Head:
Year  Person
1855 Robert WILSON
1861 Robert WILSON
1895 Adam HOWE, farmer
1912 Mrs. Hannah WHITTINGHAM, farmer


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK165783 (Lat/Lon: 53.301384, -1.753879), Little Hucklow which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • This parish was an ancient hamlet in the parish of Hope. In December, 1866, it was incorporated as a separate, modern Civil Parish.

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

  • Today, the parish has a joint Parish Council with Great Hucklow, and Grindlow.

  • Today, the parish is part of the Derbyshire Dales District.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Bastardy cases would be heard in the Bakewell petty session hearings each Friday.

  • As a result of the Poorlaw Amendment Act reforms of 1834, this parish became a member of the Bakewell Poorlaw Union.