Whaley Bridge  Derbyshire


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

WHALEY-BRIDGE, a village in Whaley-cum-Yeardsley township, Cheshire; on the river Goyt, the Peak Forest canal, and the Manchester and Buxton railway, 9¼ miles SE of Stockport. It has a post-office‡ under Stockport, and a r. station.

Whaley Bridge through time

Whaley Bridge 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 Whaley Bridge itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th June 2021

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