MONYASH, Derbyshire

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2539
1891 R.G. 12 / 2774
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Church History

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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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 and has its own Website.

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Directories

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Gazetteers

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History

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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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

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