Fernilee  Derbyshire


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

FERNILEE, a township in Hope parish, Derby; 6 miles NNE of Tideswell. Acres, 2, 240. Real property, £3, 449; of which £150 are in mines. Pop., 767. Houses, 153. There are a powder-mill, barytes-works, a Wesleyan chapel, and two public schools.

Fernilee through time

Fernilee 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 Fernilee itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st January 2020

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