In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Yeaveley like this:
YEAVELEY, a township and a chapelry in Shirley parish, Derby. The township lies 4 miles S by E of Ashborne r. station. Acres, 1,015. Real property, £1,773. Pop., 263. Houses, 57. Much of the property belongs to J. Harrison, Esq.The chapelry includes Stydd township, and comprises 1,328 acres. Post town, Ashborne. Pop., 295. Houses, 62. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £90.* Patron, the Vicar of Shirley. The church was built in 1840. There are an Independent chapel, a national school, and some charities.
Yeaveley is now part of Derbyshire Dales district. Click here for graphs and data of how Derbyshire Dales has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Yeaveley itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Yeaveley in Derbyshire Dales | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th March 2017
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