MONYASH, Derbyshire

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2539
1891 R.G. 12 / 2774
Return to top of page

Church History

Return to top of page

Church Records

Return to top of page

Civil Registration

Return to top of page

Description and Travel

"MONYASH, a township and chapelry in the parish of Bakewell, hundred of High Peak, county Derby, four miles S.W. of Bakewell, its post town, and 7 W. of the Rowsley station. The village, which is small, is situated in a hollow near the source of the river Lathkill, and near the High Peak railway. It was formerly a market town, and is mentioned in Domesday Survey as being a place of penal settlement for ill-behaved monks."

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

The parish is 8 miles south of Buxton, 5 miles north-west of Bakewell and has its own Website.

Return to top of page

Directories

Return to top of page

Gazetteers

Return to top of page

History

Return to top of page

Military History

The War Memorial is outside The Bull Head pub. Daffodils are planted around the monument to provide Spring colour.

Peter BARD has a photograph of the War Memorial in Church Street on Geo-graph, taken in November, 2011.

David BEVIS also has a photograph of the War Memorial on Geo-graph, taken in July, 2014.

Alf BEARD also has a photograph of the War Memorial on the Wishful-Thinking site, taken in September 2004.

Return to top of page

Names, Geographical

Return to top of page

Politics and Government

Return to top of page

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

Return to top of page
URL of this page: http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/DBY/Monyash/index.html

Hosted by Mythic Beasts Ltd.