"NEW MILLS, an extensive hamlet, in the parish of Glossop, and in the High Peak hundred, is 14 miles from Manchester, 6 from Chapel-en-le-Frith, and 8 from Stockport. It is pleasantly situate on the borders of Derbyshire and Cheshire; and, within a comparatively few years, has risen to importance in the manufacturing district; cotton spinning being carried on here to a considerable extent, affording employment to numerous hands."
[Description from Pigot and Co's Commercial Directory for Derbyshire, 1835]
The parish includes the hamlets of Beard, Ollerset, Thornset and Whitle.
David DIXON has a photograph of New Mills Central Station on Geo-graph, taken in September, 2012.
Tom CURTIS has a photograph of the Union Bridge at New Mills on Geo-graph, taken in August, 2017.
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administrative areas in which New Mills has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- The national grid reference is SJ 9987.
- There is an 1841 Tithe Map of New Mills at the New Mills History site.
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