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Over Haddon, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Haddon, Over, a village and a township in Bakewell parish, Derbyshire, 2½ miles S of Bakewell, and 3 from Rowsley station on the M.R. Post town and money order And telegraph office, BakewelL Acreage, 1399; population, 179. Earl Cowper is lord of the manor. There is a chapel of ease served by the clergy of Bakewell, and a Reformed Methodist chapel. The valley of the Lathkil, on the side of which the hamlet of Over Haddon is situated, is one of the most beautiful and romantic in Derbyshire.

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 parishBakewell 
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 Over Haddon 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 Over Haddon 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 districtDE45
Post TownBakewell