Abney, Derbyshire

White's Gazetteeer and General Directory of “Sheffield and 20 miles round”, 1862

Transcribed by Rosemary Lockie, © Copyright 2000

ABNEY AND ABNEY GRANGE form a joint township, 3 miles S.W. from Hathersage, containing 685A. 3R. 29P. of land (besides 500A. of commons), and in 1851 had 99 inhabitants. Rateable value, £685. Humphrey Bowles, Esq., is lord of the manor, and he, with Col. Leslie, are the principal owners. The Wesleyans have a small Chapel here. The Farmers, in the township are, Geo. Bagshaw, Miss Martha Bagshaw, Rachael Bagshaw, Thomas Bagshaw, Upperfold, Joseph Bocking, William and Thomas Bocking...
[Unfortunately this extract is incomplete, as my photocopy didn't cover the rest - my apologies]

Transcribed by Rosemary Lockie in June 2000
from of an original edition in the Society of Genealogists' Library.

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