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Nether Padley


  • The parish was in the Tideswell sub-district of the Bakewell Registration District.
  • Rosemary LOCKIE provides census extracts for Nether Padley at her Wishful Thinking site.
  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
Piece No.
1841 H.O. 107 / 186
1861 R.G. 9 / 2543
1871 R.G. 10 / 3632
1881 R.G. 11 / 3452
1891 R.G. 12 / 2777
1901 R.G. 13 / 3268

Church History

  • There was an Anglican Chapel in the Manor House, but the author has not found an Anglican church in the hamlet.
  • Rosemary LOCKIE provides a church history of Nether Padley at her Wishful Thinking site.

Church Records

  • Any Anglican church or chapel would be in the rural deanery of Eyam.

Civil Registration

  • Civil Registration began in July, 1837.
  • The parish was in the Tideswell sub-district of the Bakewell Registration District.

Description and Travel

"NETHER PADLEY, a hamlet in the parish of Hope, hundred of High Peak, county Derby, 6 miles N.E. of Bakewell, and 2½ N.E. of Stoney-Middleton. 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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Politics and Government

  • Nether Padley was formerly a Township of Hope parish.
  • This place was an ancient hamlet and township in Hope parish in Derby county and became a modern Civil Parish in December, 1866.
  • Upper Padley was formerly a Township of Hathersage.
  • This parish was in the ancient High Peak Hundred (or Wapentake).
  • In April, 1934, this parish gained 21 acres from Hathersage Civil Parish.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Bastardy cases would be heard at the Chapel en le Frith petty session hearings.
  • As a result of the Poorlaw Amendment Act reforms of 1834, this parish became a member of the Bakewell Poorlaw Union.