Stoney Middleton, Derbyshire

Glover's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of the County of Derby, 1829

Transcription by Rosemary Lockie, © Copyright 2002

Materials collected by Stephen Glover in the early 19th century towards a History and Directory of Derbyshire were published in 1829 in 3 volumes. The Directory - “accurately taken during the years 1827, '8, and '9, by Stephen Glover” - was published first, when according to its introduction, the remaining material was “still in the press”. Its subsequent publication resulted in two volumes. Volume I contains a History of the county as a whole; and Volume II describes individual Towns and Villages.

This extract is from the Directory.

DIRECTORY

STONEY MIDDLETON, a village, township and parochial chapelry in the parish of Hathersage, H. of H.P.[1]
Lord of the Manor, His Grace the Duke of Devonshire.
POST-OFFICE, Mrs. Barbara Brightmore, Post-Mistress. Letters from all parts arrive at seven o'clock in the evening, and are despatched to all parts immediately by the same horse-post.
COACH, The Champion, from Manchester to Nottingham, and from Nottingham to Manchester passes through this village daily, at twelve o'clock.
Barber Edward, farmer
Blackstock Gavin, tea dealer
Booth George, farmer
Booth John, corn miller
Brightmore Benjamin, maltster
Buxton George, joiner
Clayton William, vict. Lover's Leap
Cocker Jonathan, vict. Miners' Arms
Cocker Ezra, shoemaker
Cocker Joseph, shoemaker
Cooper Benjamin, cooper
Cundy John, lime burner
Froggatt John, blacksmith
Frost Samuel, slater
Furnace James, lead merchant
Greaves Rev. A. B. incumbent
Green William, grocer
Gregory George, farmer
Glossop Henry, shoemaker
Hallam Jonah, farmer
Hallam John, farmer
Hallam Benjamin, farmer
Hancock John, farmer
Hill Henry, gent
Marples Isaac, saddler
Marsden Thomas, blacksmith
Marshall George, shopkeeper and vict. Barrel
Moseley William, farmer
Mottram Joseph, slater
Radford Alexander, esq. F.
Searles Jeremiah, vict. Royal Oak
Sellers John, shoemaker
Shuttleworth James Ashton, esq.
Smith John, currier, F.
Swift John, grocer
Swindell Charles, shoemaker
Thornhill Hannah, vict. Moon Inn and Post House
Townsend Mary, vict. Stag and Horns
White John, farmer
Wilde William, shopkeeper and shoemaker

Notes

[1] "H. of H.P." means Hundred of High Peak.
[2] At the end of the book it explains:-
“The names distinguished with F are for the most part Freeholders returned Into the County office, as being liable to serve on Juries. This forms only a portion of the Freeholders of the County, as it does not include the Clergy, Professions, and Others, who are exempt. Those distinguished by C are Copyholders.”

Transcribed by Rosemary Lockie in November 2002.

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