Youlgreave or Youlgrave, Derbyshire
Youlgreave or Youlgrave, a village, a township, and a parish in Derbyshire. The township lies 4¼ miles SSW of Bakewell, and 4 from Rowsley station on the M.R., and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Bakewell. Acreage, 2398; population, 1164; of the ecclesiastical parish, 1375. The manor belongs to the Duke of Rutland. The parish contains six other townships. There are in the parish a complete Druidical circle and many barrows. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £210 with residence. Patron, the Duke of Devonshire. The church is an ancient building in various styles, and was thoroughly restored in 1869-70, when several new windows were inserted. It consists of chancel, nave, aisles, S porch, and embattled tower, and contains interesting monuments and an ancient font. The chancel has been well restored. There are Congregational, Primitive Methodist, Wesleyan, and Reformed Wesleyan chapels, and a reading-room.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Youlgrave All Saints|
|Poor Law union||Bakewell|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Youlgreave or Youlgrave from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Youlgrave (All Saints))
Land and Property
A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Derbyshire is online.
Online maps of Youlgreave or Youlgrave are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Derbyshire papers online: