Place:


Wormhill  Derbyshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Wormhill like this:

WORMHILL, a township-chapelry, with a village, in Tideswell parish, Derby; near Millers-Dale r. station, and 2¼ miles SW of Tideswell. Post town, Bakewell. Acres, 4,330. Real property, £4,903; of which £700 are in quarries. Pop., 418. Houses, 84. The property is subdivided. The manor, with W. ...


Hall, belongs to F. W. Bagshawe, Esq. The scenery is romantic; and Cheetor is reckoned one of the wonders of the Peak. The Iiving is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £270.* Patrons, Trustees. The church was restored in 1864. There are a free school, and charities £8.

Wormhill through time

Wormhill is now part of High Peak district. Click here for graphs and data of how High Peak has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Wormhill itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Wormhill, in High Peak and Derbyshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/2741

Date accessed: 21st November 2017


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