Place:Ballidon, Derbyshire, England

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NameBallidon
Alt namesBetidenesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 68
TypeInhabited place
Located inDerbyshire, England
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Ballidon is a village and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, on the edge of the Peak District National Park. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 79. It is mentioned in the Domesday Book and was a much larger village than seen today. That area now devastated by the Tilcon Quarry was a deep valley and the site of an ambush of troops of the Jacobean Rebellion, skulls and weaponry were recovered on the left bank (facing North)

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