Place:Darley Dale, Derbyshire, England

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NameDarley Dale
Alt namesDarleysource: Wikipedia
Darley-Dalesource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeTown
Located inDerbyshire, England
source: Family History Library Catalog


the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Darley Dale, also known simply as Darley, is a town and civil parish in Derbyshire, England, with a population of around 6,000. It lies north of Matlock, on the River Derwent and the A6 road. It is a commuter town for workers in Matlock. Darley Bridge lies on the other side of the Derwent.

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A Benedictine Abbey was built here under the reign of Henry I in the twelfth century.

The town grew in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries around the lead mining and smelting industries.

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