Place:Darley Dale, Derbyshire, England


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

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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. Darley Hillside is the name given to the north eastern part of the village, away from the A6, on the local road between Northwood and Two Dales.


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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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