PARWICH, Derbyshire

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2523
1891 R.G. 12 / 2755
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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

"PARWICH, a parish in the hundred of Wirksworth, county Derby, 7 miles N.E. of Ashbourne, its post town, and 6 S.W. of Winster. The village, which is of small extent, is situated on the Peak Forest railway. In the neighbourhood are traces of an encampment of Roman origin, many relics of that description having been found on its site. The inhabitants are chiefly engaged in agriculture."

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

The parish covered 3,081 acres in 1857. The village has its own website that gives current inormation about "what's on" in Parwich and includes some photographs around the village.

Steven G. TAYLOR has a nice photograph of Parwich village on Geograph, taken in 2005.

Take your dog for a dip on those hot days in the Parwich village pond.

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Directories

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Gazetteers

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History

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Military History

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Military Records

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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/Parwich/index.html