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Gamesley, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Gamesley, a hamlet in Dinting township, Glossop parish, Derbyshire, 1 mile from Dinting station on the M.S. & L.R. There is a spring mattress manufactory here; also the remains of a Roman camp called Melandra and Melandra Castle, where coins, tablets, and other objects have been found.

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.


Maps

Online maps of Gamesley are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

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

DistrictHigh Peak
CountyDerbyshire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtSK13
Post TownGlossop