Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for BEARD

BEARD, a township in Glossop parish, Derby; in the High Peak, near the river Etherow and the Peak railway, 5 miles NW of Chapel-le-Frith. It comprises the hamlets of Beard, Thornsett, Whittle, and Ollersett; and includes the village of New Mills. Acres, 5,044. Real property, £15,623,-of which £1,150 are in mines. Pop., 4,822. Houses, 940.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a township"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Glossop CP/AP       Derbyshire AncC
Place: New Mills

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