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Wardlow, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Wardlow, a township in Bakewell and Bradwell parishes, Derbyshire, 2½ miles E by S of Tideswell, and 2 from Longstone station on the M.R. Post town, Litton, under Buxton; money order and telegraph office, Tideswell. Acreage, 626, population, 140. The Duke of Devonshire is lord of the manor and principal landowner. There is a small church in the Perpendicular style, erected in 1873.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyDerbyshire 
Civil parishHope 
HundredHigh Peak 
Poor Law unionBakewell 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records, 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.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Wardlow from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Wardlow 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:

DistrictDerbyshire Dales
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtSK17
Post TownBuxton