Glover's Directory of Derbyshire 1829
Entries for the area of the Ancient Parish of Glossop.


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.

GLOSSOP, including HOWARD’S TOWN, a village, township and parish in the Hundred of High Peak.
Lord of the Manor, His Grace the Duke of Norfolk, who holds a Court Leet at Easter and Michaelmas.
POST-OFFICE, Norfolk Arms Inn, Howard's Town. Letters to Manchester are despatched every afternoon at a quarter past five, and arrive every morning at nine. Letters are despatched to Sheffield at a quarter past nine, and arrive every afternoon at a quarter past five.
COACHES. TO MANCHESTER, the Royal Mail, from Sheffield, calls at the Norfolk Arms, Howard’s Town, every afternoon at a quarter past five ; and the Merry Tradesman, from the Norfolk Arms, every Tuesday and Saturday mornings at seven. TO SHEFFIELD, the Royal Mail, from Manchester, calls at the Norfolk Arms, Howard’s Town, every morning at a quarter past nine.
CARRIERS. TO MANCHESTER, J. and M. Pickford and Co. and John Johnson and Son, daily; John Burgess, every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday ; and Jasper Warhurst, from Hadfield, every Tuesday and Saturday. TO SHEFFIELD, John Johnson and Son, daily. TO STOCKPORT, Henry Sheppard, every Friday.
Aveson Mrs. Rose green
Aveson Robert, corn miller
Beckett Joseph, cotton spinner, Hodge
Beard Joel, tailor
Bennett Joseph, blacksmith
Bennett Robert, blacksmith, Rose green
Bennett John and Joseph, woollen manufacturers, Turn lee
Bennett James, grocer and tallow chandler
Booth Robert, cotton spinner, Combs mill
Bosley, Smith and Bosley, silk manufacturers
Bowden John, surgeon
Cooper Joseph, cotton spinner, Holehouse mill
Collier Samuel, grocer
Collier Thomas, watchmaker and seedsman, Howard’s Town
Collier James, shoemaker
Dalton John and Thomas, calico printers, Hollingworth mill
Dewsnap Valentine, tailor, Howard’s Town
Ellison Thomas, cotton spinner, Wren nest mill
Ellison Thomas, esq. agent to His Grace the Duke of Norfolk
Fawley Thomas, joiner and builder
Fielding Thomas, wheelwright, Howard’s Town
Fielding Joseph, teacher at the free school
Goddard John, corn miller, Waterside
Hadfield William, cotton spinner, Cowbrook
Hadfield Joseph, vict. Hare and Hound
Hadfield Joseph, esq. Lees hall
Hall James, tailor and draper
Hall Aaron, tailor and draper, Howard’s Town
Hampson Charles, cooper
Harrison Benjamin, cotton spinner, Kinderle mill
Harrison John, cotton banding manufacturer and bone mill, Woodseats
Harrison John, shoemaker
Harrop James, shopkeeper
Higginbotham Joseph, painter and plumber and glazier
Hopwood William, wheelwright, Rose green
Howard Joseph, cotton spinner, Bridgefield mill
Howe Thomas, draper, Howard’s Town
Howe Rev. Christopher, vicar
Jackson William Henry, surgeon, Howard's Town
Kershaw William (Executors of the late) cotton spinner, Charlestown
Kershaw John, cotton spinner, Hurst
Kershaw James, cotton spinner, Charlestown
Kershaw Mary and Son, cotton spinners, Whitfield
Kinder John, druggist
Knight Paul Slade, physician
Lee Isaiah, shopkeeper
Lees Henry, cotton spinner, Woolley bridge
Lees James, Newton
Marsland Samuel and Henry, cotton spinners, Broadbottom bridge
Martin John, druggist, &c.
Matley Samuel and Son, calico printers, Hodge
Oates Joseph, vict. Norfolk Arms, Howards town
Pearson Thomas, vict. Junction, Dinting
Platt James, vict. Bull’s Head
Potter Charles and Edmund and Co. calico printers, Dinting vale
Ratcliffe William, cotton spinner, Primrose mill
Rhodes John, farrier and blacksmith
Robinson Joseph and Sons, woollen cloth manufacturers, Gnat hole
Robinson William, grocer
Rolfe Benjamin, cotton spinner
Rose William, saddler and harness maker
Rushby and Linney, cotton spinners
Shaw Robert, butcher
Shaw and Beeley, cotton spinners, Mill town
Shaw Mary and Sons, cotton spinners, Chunal
Shepley Robert, cotton spinner
Shepley Samuel, cotton spinner, Brookfield
Shepley Joshua, vict. Royal Oak Inn
Sheppard Robert, shoemaker
Sheppard William, shopkeeper
Sheppard Abraham, stationer and bookbinder
Sidebottom William and George and Co. cotton spinners, Brook and Broadbottom mills
Sidebottom John and William and Co. cotton spinners and power-loom manufacturers, Waterside
Thornaly Thomas, cotton spinner, Hadfield
Thorpe William, joiner and shopkeeper
Turner John, cotton spinner, Bottom’s lodge
Wadsworth Jonathan, grocer
Wagstaffe Thomas, farmer, Woodseats
Wagstaffe Aaron, shopkeeper
Wagstaffe Robert, butcher
Wagstaffe John, vict. Howard’s Arms
Wait John, tin-plate worker
Wilkinson Thomas, corn dealer, F.
Wood George, shoe warehouse
Wood John, cotton spinner and power-loom manufacturers, Howard’s Town.

CHUNAL, a township in the parish of Glossop, H. of H. P.
Lord of the Manor, His Grace the Duke of Norfolk.
Bramhall Thomas, farmer
Buckley Robert, shopkeeper
Hadfield Joseph, gent. Lees Hall
Niald Thomas, farmer
Niald John, farmer
Robinson Robert, farmer
Robinson Joseph, clothier
Shaw Mary and Sons, cotton spinners, Chunal mill
Shepley John, farmer
Wardlow William, cotton spinner, Bank Wood.

DINTING, a village and township in the parish of Glossop, H, of H. P.
Lord of the Manor, His Grace the Duke of Norfolk.
Birch and Co. cotton spinners
Cooper Joseph, farmer
Garlick Thomas, farmer
Hall James, farmer, Ashes
Neal Daniel, farmer
Newton Joseph, farmer, Ashes
Platt Mary, farmer
Potter and Co. print works, Dinting lodge
Preston Thomas, vict.

HADFIELD, a village and township in the parish of Glossop, H. of H. P.
Lord of the Manor, His Grace the Duke of Norfolk.
Bennett Joseph, farmer
Boyer John, shopkeeper
Boyer William, paper maker
Bray Henry, shopkeeper
Bray Joseph, farmer
Bray Luke, tailor
Crowther Mary, vict. Woolley bridge
Darnley Joseph, farmer
Dewsnap James, shopkeeper and blacksmith
Eastham Thomas, surgeon
Garlick John, vict. Hope and Anchor
Hadfield John, shopkeeper
Lees Henry, cotton spinner, Woolley Bridge
Moss John, cow leech and farmer
Platt Joshua, farmer
Robinson Robert, farmer
Shepley Samuel, cotton spinner, Brookfield
Sheppard Joseph, farmer
Swindells John, vict. Spun Cotton
Thornaley Thomas, cotton spinner, Hadfield lodge
Warhurst Jasper, vict. Seven Stars
Wood Thomas, vict.
Wood John, gent.

PADFIELD, a village and township in the parish of Glossop., H. of H. P.
Lord of the Manor, His Grace the Duke of Norfolk.
Barber William, shopkeeper and cotton spinner
Goddard John, corn dealer, F.
Lees Robert, farmer
Lees John, cotton spinner
Roberts Joshua, farmer
Sidebottom J. and W. cotton spinners Water side
Turner Thomas, cotton spinner
Wood James, carpenter and farmer.

WHITFIELD, a village and township in the parish of Glossop, H, of H. P.
Lord of the Manor, His Grace the Duke of Norfolk.
The names of the inhabitants of this village have not been obtained.

CHARLESWORTH, a village and hamlet in the parish of Glossop, H. of H. P.
Lord of the Manor, His Grace the Duke of Norfolk.
Adamson Rev. John, independent minister
Becket Samuel, cooper
Bennett Joseph, farmer
Bennett William, shopkeeper and vict. Horse Shoe
Booth Robert, cotton spinner
Booth James, machine maker
Booth Samuel, butcher and vict. George and Dragon
Bradbury John, shopkeeper
Brocklehurst Matthew, vict. Grey Mare
Cooper Joseph, cotton spinner
Cowper James, draper
Gee John, linen thread manufacturer
Hall John, butcher and vict. Bull’s Head
Hanford John, farmer, F.
Harrison Benjamin, cotton spinner
Harrison John, farmer
Marsland Samuel, cotton spinner
Matley Samuel and Son, calico printers (these works are on the Cheshire side of the river Goyte)
Platt Joshua, farmer
Robinson Robert, farmer
Shepley Samuel, tanner
Shepley John, shopkeeper
Sidebotham Joseph, cotton spinner (these mills are on the Cheshire side of the river Goyte) Thornaly, Robert, surgeon
Thornaly John, gent coal master
Wardlow William, cotton spinner, Bank Wood
Wood John, cotton spinner and power loom manufacturer.

LUDWORTH and CHISWORTH, a village and township in the parish of Glossop, H. of H. P.
Lord of the Manor, His Grace the Duke of Norfolk.
Adcroft Philip, vict. Shuttle Inn, Compstall bridge
Andrew, Brookshaw and Bradley, cotton spinners, Compstall bridge
Beard James, grocer and corn dealer, Marple bridge
Bennett John, corn miller, Millthorpe
Bennett John, vict. Marple bridge
Bridge Ann, tallow chandler, Marple bridge
Brindley Isaac, butcher, Compstall bridge
Daniel William, vict. Marple bridge
Dorning Jonathan, cabinet maker
Fearnaley Robert, farmer, F.
Gee Joseph, farmer, F.
Gee Daniel, saddler, Marple bridge
Gee Betty, grocer
Hibbert Bartholomew, schoolmaster
Hibbert James, surgeon, Marple bridge
Higginbottom John, bobbin turner
Higham Ralph, gent Marple bridge
Mitchell Isaac, millwright
Middleton Robert, plumber and glazier
Moors William, cotton spinner, Compstall
Platts Anthony, cabinet maker
Sidebottom John, vict. Chisworth
Stanney Robert, farmer
Stanney John, cotton spinner
Sleigh Henry, wheelwright, Marple bridge
Taylor Thomas, vict. Norfolk Arms, Marple bridge
Taylor James, farmer
Taylor George, corn miller, Marple bridge
Taylor John, painter and glazier
Thornely John, jun. miner, Chisworth F.
Wright John, esq.
Yarwood John, blacksmith
Yarwood Richard and Robert, spade manufacturers.

SIMONDLEY, a village and township in the parish of Glossop, H. of H. P.
Lord of the Manor, His Grace the Duke of Norfolk.
Bennett John, clothier
Hadfield Joseph, esq. F.

HAYFIELD, a village, township and chapelry, comprising Great Hamlet, Phoeside and Kinder, in the parish of Glossop, H. of H. P.
Lord of the Manor, His Grace the Duke of Devonshire.
Arnfield Joseph, cotton dealer, F.
Barber Daniel, farmer
Bennett Thomas and Co. cotton spinners, New mill, F.
Bennett Jerry, vict. Bull's Head
Bowden Joseph, cotton spinner
Bradbury Robert, shopkeeper
Brailsford John, tailor
Brocklehurst Joseph, cotton dealer, F.
Brocklehurst James, cotton spinner
Brocklehurst John, vict. Pack Horse
Crowther Rev. John, perpetual curate
Crowther John, surgeon
Eyre George and Co. woollen manufacturers
Hadfield John, shopkeeper
Hallam Isaac, tailor
Marriott Thomas, gent, farmer, F.
Marriott John, gent, farmer, Little Hayfield, F.
Marriott John, gent, farmer, Great Hamlet, F.
Mason Samuel, shopkeeper
Massey Samuel, shopkeeper
Piersglove John, linen draper
Pritchard John, shoemaker
Proctor John, blacksmith
Quarmby Rachael, vict. George Inn
Rangeley Aaron, cotton spinner, Phoeside, F.
Rangeley Dennis, joiner and cabinet maker
Red fern George, farmer
Ridall John, butcher
Ridgeway Samuel and Co. cotton spinners and manufacturers, Clough mills
Shipley Aaron, cotton spinner, Little Clough mill
Shipley John, shopkeeper
Slack Robert, paper maker and tanner, F.
Steel Thomas and Joseph, silk manufacturers, Bank Vale mill
Turner Martha, vict. Bridge Inn
Turner William, butcher, F.
Walker William, shoemaker
Walker John, shopkeeper
Waterhouse Samuel, farmer
White John, esq. magistrate, Park hall, F.
Yates Thomas, bleacher.

KINDER, a village and hamlet in the chapelry of Hayfield, H. of H. P.
Lord of the Manor, His Grace the Duke of Devonshire.
Bradbury Edmund, farmer, F.
Bradbury Joseph, farmer, C.
Gell John, farmer, F.
Hall Thomas, farmer, F.
Marriott John, farmer, F.
Waterhouse Thomas, farmer, F.
See also Hayfield.

CIIINLEY, BUGSWORTH and BROWNSIDE are comprised in one township, in the parish of Glossop, H. of H. P.
Lord of the Manors, His Grace the Duke of Devonshire.
Barnes James, farmer, Naze
Bennett James, farmer, Ashen Clough
Dicken Elisha, cotton spinner
Glossop Rev. Ebenezer, F.
Goddard James, jun. stonemason, F.
Goddard John, farmer
Goddard John, farmer
Goddard Joseph, stonemason, F.
Goddard Thomas, farmer
Handford Joel, weaver, F.
Hanson Daniel, farmer
Howe Robert, farmer, Ashen Clough
Kirke John, farmer, Four Lane Ends
Lomas William, farmer
Porritt Jonathan, farmer, F.
Porritt Obadiah, farmer, F.
Taylor William, farmer.

BUGSWORTH, a hamlet in the township of Chinley, in the parish of Glossop, H. of H. P.
Lord of the Manor, His Grace the Duke of Devonshire.
Braddock James, farmer, F.
Broadhurst William, farmer, F.
Carrington Anthony, jun. farmer, F.
Drinkwater John, farmer, F.
Drinkwater William, farmer, F.
Drinkwater Thomas, jun. farmer, F.
Ford Ellen, vict.
Goddard Nicholas, farmer, F.

BROWNSIDE
Barnes Philip, farmer
Collier Robert, farmer
Had field Joseph, farmer
Kinder James, farmer
Kirk George, farmer
Lomas Thomas, farmer.

MELLOR, a village, township and chapelry in the parish of Glossop, H. of H. P.
Lord of the Manor, David Bridge, Esq. Mellor Hall, F.
Letters are conveyed to Stockport every Friday by a foot post.
Arkwright and Co. cotton spinners, F.
Arnfield James, farmer, F.
Arnfield Robert, cotton spinner
Bennet John, vict. Board Bowden Samuel, vict. Sportsman’s Inn
Brierly James, cotton spinner
Brierly Daniel, farmer, F.
Chadwick James, farmer, F.
Cheetham Joseph, farmer, F.
Fearn Ralph, draper, F.
Freeman, Rev. Matthew, incumbent
Hadfield Edward, shopkeeper and shoemaker
Hadfield Moses, gent. F.
Hand Thomas, vict. Wellington
Holden Thomas, tailor
Heap Abraham, vict. F.
Harnlinton Robert, bobbin turner
Hudson George, farmer, F.
Jowett Jonathan, gent. F.
Lees Thomas, farmer, F.
Leighton John, blacksmith
Moult Thomas, farmer, F.
Ollerenshaw Abraham, vict. Devonshire’s Arms
Pattinson -, schoolmaster
Pearson Joshua, shopkeeper
Ratcliffe Samuel, cotton spinner, F.
Stanney William, vict. F.
Sykes James, tailor
Tomlinson James, farmer, F.
Tomlinson William, farmer, F.
Turner Thomas, butcher
Waller Ralph, Samuel and Thomas, cotton spinners, sewing cotton and thread, F.
Woolley Thomas, vict. Church Inn
Woolley Thomas, shopkeeper.

NEW MILLS, a village and hamlet in the chapelry of Mellor, hamlet of Whittle, and parish of Glossop, H. of H. P.
Lord of the Manor of Whittle, His Grace the Duke of Devonshire, as Lessee to the Duchy of Lancaster,
The Mercury Coach, from the Masons’ Arms, New Mills, runs through Stockport to Manchester every Tuesday and Saturday at seven o’clock in the morning, and returns the same evening; and to Stockport every Friday at eight in the morning, and returns in the evening. Carriers to Manchester and Stockport every Friday.
Armstrong Samuel, cotton spinner, Bow mill
Arnfield Samuel, hatter
Arnfield John, hatter
Barnes John and Co. cotton spinners
Barnes John, gent. F.
Barnes Thomas, gent. F.
Barrowclough George, vict. Bull’s Head
Bennett Richard, gent. F.
Berresford James, bookseller
Bower Ralph, gent, farmer, F.
Bower Ralph, shopkeeper
Bradbury Jordan, vict. Masons' Arms
Bridge John, grocer and draper
Bridge Samuel, (executors of) calico printers
Brierly Adam, draper
Brocklehurst John, blacksmith, F.
Burton Benjamin, tailor
Chadwick James, cotton-banding manufacturer
Cortes John, butcher
Fell Jacob, cotton spinner, Furness
Gillmore William, hairdresser
Goddard Samuel, vict. White Hart
Goddard John, boys’ day school
Gould Joseph, vict. Soldier Dick, Furness
Hadfield Jonathan, cotton-banding manufacturer
Hallam George, cooper
Harrop Thomas, butcher
Hawkyard Thomas, shopkeeper
Heap Aaron, vict. Hare and Hounds
Hibbert John, surgeon
Higginbottom Joseph, auctioneer and vict. Dog and Partridge
Higginbottom George, butcher
Higginbottom William, tailor
Hill Thomas, dyer
Marshall Abraham, wheelwright
Mason Joseph, farmer
Mason Jane, milliner
McRae, brazier and tinman, F.
Moseley and Howard, cotton spinners
Oldfield George, butcher
Oliver Richard, gent. F.
Pearson Stephen, blacksmith
Potts, Oliver and Potts, engravers to calico printers
Potts John, gent. F.
Potts William, gent. F.
Poyser Elizabeth, ironmonger
Schofield Samuel and Son, cotton spinners
Scorer Jonathan, butcher
Sidebottom James, vict. Cock Inn
Sidebottom James, grocer, druggist and draper
Sidebottom James, shoemaker
Stafford Joseph and John, cotton-binding manufacturers
Stafford Thomas, shopkeeper
Taylor Hannah, shopkeeper
Thatcher William, cotton-binding manufacturer
The Strines Printing Company
Thornaly John, vict. Grapes, F.
Tomlinson John, painter and plasterer
Wainwright Thomas, shopkeeper
Ward William, vict. Bay Horse, F.
Ward and Thatcher, cotton spinners
Warren Peter, baker and shopkeeper, F.
Waterhouse John, farrier and blacksmith
Wheatley Edward, saddler
Whittaker Mary, milliner
Whyatt John, blacksmith
Wild James, grocer, Furness, F.

BEARD and OLLERSET, a town-ship in the parish of Glossop, H. of H. P.
Lord of the Manor, Lord G. H. Cavendish, M. P.
Barnes John, farmer, C.
Collier Thomas, farmer
Dewsnap John, farmer
Drinkwater Thomas, farmer, Beard Wood, F.
Livesley Thomas, farmer
Mason Joseph, farmer. C.
Oldham Thomas, print works, F.
Pearson William, farmer, Beard Hall, F.
Stafford John, stonemason, F.

OLERSET, a village and hamlet in the parish of Glossop, H. of H. P.
Lord of the Manor, His Grace the Duke of Devonshire.
Barnes John, farmer
Dewsnap John, farmer
Livesley Thomas, farmer
Mason Joseph, farmer
Oldham Thomas, calico printer (Garrison Mills) F.
Stafford John, stone mason, F.
See also Thornsett.

RAWORTH, a village and hamlet in the chapelry of Mellor, in the parish of Glossop, H. of H. P.
Bowden Ann, vict. Board
Hadfield John, cotton spinner
Hadfield Jonathan, shopkeeper
Hartwell John, bleacher
Shaw John, vict. Hare and Hounds
Thatcher and Bowden, cotton spinners.

THORNSETT, a village and hamlet in the parish of Glossop, H. of H. P.
Lord of the Manor, His Grace the Duke of Norfolk.
Bentley Thomas, shopkeeper
Bradburn David, vict. Ram
Bridge Alice, calico printer
Farnsworth Thomas, farmer
Farnsworth Thomas, jun. Farmer
Froggatt George, cotton spinner
Hallam George, cooper
Ibbotson John, farmer
Lidgett Thomas, blacksmith
Moseley Mary, grocer
Moseley John Michael, surgeon
Stafford Obadiah, stone mason
Yates John, bleacher.

WHITLE, a village and township in the chapelry of Mellor and parish of Glossop, H. of H. P. includes the populous village of New Mills.
Lord of the Manor, His Grace the Duke of Devonshire.
Barnes John, gent. F.
Barnes Thomas, gent. F.
For the inhabitants of this township, see also New Mills.

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