Baslow and Bubnell

Extract from Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England, 1831.
Transcribed by Mel Lockie, © Copyright 2010
Lewis Topographical Dictionaries

BASLOW, a chapelry in the parish of BAKEWELL, hundred of HIGH-PEAK, county of DERBY, 3 miles (S.E.) from Stoney-Middleton, containing 872 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the peculiar jurisdiction of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield, endowed with £800 royal bounty, and £1000 parliamentary grant, and in the patronage of the Duke of Devonshire. The chapel, which is chiefly in the later style of English architecture, has a tower and low spire at the western end of the north aisle. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists. Baslow is in the honour of Tutbury, duchy of Lancaster, and within the jurisdiction of a court of pleas held at Tutbury every third Tuesday, for the recovery of debts under 40s. About half a mile from the village is Stanton-Ford school, for the education of ten children, endowed with about £15 per annum, and a house and garden for the master.

BUBNELL, a township in the parish of BAKEWELL, hundred of HIGH-PEAK, county of DERBY, 2 miles (S.E.) from Stoney-Middleton, containing 96 inhabitants. There is a small endowment for the instruction of children.

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