Just to the north of the village lies Thornsett Cemetery, High Hill Road, New Mills.
"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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