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Bugsworth, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Bugsworth, a hamlet, with a railway station, in Glossop parish, Derbyshire, on the M.R., 3 miles NNW of Chapel-en-le-Frith, and 8 from Buxton. It has a post office under Stockport; money order office, Chinley; telegraph office, Whaleybridge. There are large quarries, three collieries, a cotton mill, and a lime kiln. This place is the terminus of the Peak Forest Canal, and the commencement of the Peak Forest tramway. The church is modern, and is under the vicar of Glossop. There are also a Primitive Methodist and a Congregational chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Church Records

Ancestry.co.uk, in conjunction with the Derbyshire Record Office, have the Church of England Baptisms (1538-1916), Marriages and Banns (1538-1932), and Burials (1538-1991) online.


Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Derbyshire is online.


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Derbyshire papers online: