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  • The parish was in the Tideswell sub-district of the Bakewell Registration District.
  • Rosemary LOCKIE provides an extract of the Grindlow 1891 census on her Wishful Thinking website.
  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
Reference No.
1851 H.O. 107 / 2150
1861 R.G. 9 / 2544
1891 R.G. 12 / 2777

Church History

  • There is no record of an Anglican parish church in this parish.

Church Records

  • Parishioners attended the church in Great Hucklow or the one in Hope parish.

Civil Registration

  • Civil Registration began in July, 1837.
  • The parish was in the Tideswell sub-district of the Bakewell Registration District.

Description and Travel

"GRINDLOW, a township in the parish of Hope, hundred of High Peak, county Derby, 2 miles N.E. of Tideswell."

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

This was a small hamlet near Hope in Derbyshire. It saw a decline in its fortune (and population) when mining gave out around 1800.

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And John Marius WILSON's "Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales", 1870-72 tells us:

GRINDLOW, a township in Hope parish, Derby; 2¼ miles ENE of Tideswell. Real property, £146. Pop., 75. house, 14.

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Grindlow has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


Politics and Government

  • This place was an ancient township in Hope Parish in Derby county. It was incorporated as a modern Civil Parish in December, 1866.
  • This parish was in the ancient High Peak Hundred (or Wapentake).
  • The parish has a joint parish council with Great Hucklow.
  • The parish is currently in the Derbyshire Dales District.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Bastardy cases would be heard in the Bakewell petty session hearings each Friday.
  • As a result of the Poorlaw Amendment Act reforms of 1834, this parish became a member of the Bakewell Poorlaw Union.