Youlgreave  Derbyshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Youlgreave like this:

YOULGREAVE, a township and a parish in Bakewell district, Derby. The township lies 4½ miles SSW of Bakewell r. station; contains a village of its own name; and has a post-office under Bakewell. Real property, £6,189; of which £1,291 are in mines. Pop., 1,230. Houses, 264. The manor belongs to the Duke of Rutland. ...

The parish contains six other townships, and comprises 12,200 acres. Pop., 3,738. Houses, 838. The property is much subdivided. Lombardale Hall is. the seat of the Bateman family, and contains a large museum of local antiquities. There are, in the parish, a complete Druidical circle and many barrows. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £210.* Pattron the Duke of Devonshire. The church is ancient. The rectory of Elton and the vicarage of Winster are separate benefices. There are four dissenting chapels, a reading room, and an endowed school with £25 a year.

Youlgreave through time

Youlgreave is now part of Derbyshire Dales district. Click here for graphs and data of how Derbyshire Dales has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Youlgreave itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Youlgreave in Derbyshire Dales | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 28th February 2020

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