"TOTLEY is another hamlet, in the parish of Dronfield, about three miles north-west from that town, containing 351 inhabitants."
[Description from Pigot and Co's Commercial Directory for Derbyshire, 1835]
This township and parish is 6 miles south-west of Sheffield and covers 1,811 acres, including the hamlet of The Bents just north-west of the village. The landscape in the old directories is described as "moory".
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