Gleadless  Derbyshire


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

GLEADLESS, a hamlet in Handsworth parish, W. R. Yorkshire; 3¼ miles SE of Sheffield. It forms a curacy with Handsworth; and it has a church built in 1840, an Independent chapel, and a national school. Table-blade forging and coal mining are carried on.

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Gleadless through time

Gleadless is now part of Sheffield district. Click here for graphs and data of how Sheffield has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Gleadless itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 29th May 2024

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