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EDALE, Derbyshire - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"EDALE, a township and chapelry in the parish of Castleton, hundred of High Peak, county Derby, 2 miles N.W. of Castleton. It is situated on a small tributary of the river Noe, which rises in the Peak, near Edale rocks, and from which the place derives its name. The inhabitants are chiefly employed in the manufacture of lace, thread, and cotton. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Lichfield, value £126, in the patronage of trustees. The church is dedicated to the Holy Trinity. There are charities producing about £33 per annum, £14 of which is an endowment for Turie's school."

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