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HADFIELD, Derbyshire - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868

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1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"HADFIELD, a township and market town in the parish of Glossop, hundred of High Peak, county Derby, 2 miles N.W. of Glossop. It is a station on the Manchester and Sheffield railway. The town is situated near the borders of Yorkshire. There are several cotton-mills, in which the inhabitants are chiefly engaged. The river Mersey bounds the township on the N. There are quarries of good building stone. The Wesleyans have a chapel. Thursday is market day. Fairs are held on the 9th May and 15th October, chiefly for cattle."

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