In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Tissington like this:
TISSINGTON, a parish, with a village, in Ashborne district, Derby; 4 miles N of Ashborne r. station. Post town, Parwich, under Ashborne. Acres, 2,316. Real property, £5,157. Pop., 403. Houses, 72. The manor, with T. Hall, belonged to the Savages; passed to the Meynelles, the Clintons, the Herthulls, the Corkaynes, and others; and belongs now to Sir W. ...
Fitzherbert, Bart. There are cotton mills. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield Value, £97.* Patron, Sir W. Fitzherbert, Bart. The church is Norman. There are a free school, and charities £23. Graves wrote here some part of his "Spiritual Quixote."
Tissington 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 Tissington itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Tissington in Derbyshire Dales | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 27th April 2017
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