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Padfield, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Padfield, a village, formerly a chapelry, but now part of the ecclesiastical parish of Hadfield, Derbyshire, on the Manchester and Sheffield railway, 1½ mile NW of Glossop town and railway station. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Glossop. The inhabitants are employed chiefly in cloth, thread, and cotton-yarn works. There is a Wesleyan chapel, erected in 1880.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyDerbyshire 
Civil parishGlossop 
HundredHigh Peak 
Poor Law unionGlossop 

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


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.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Padfield from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Padfield 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