Hope Valley Extracts from
Bakewell Poor Law Book
My thanks to Mike Spencer for these entries.
Sarah BARBER 54 wid dau Hannah 21 son of 18 George 17
Nov-Dec John BARBER and wife. Chapel Union
Dec Harriett MARSHALL refer to Wortley Union
Dec John BARBER and wife, at Chapel en le Frith
Dec John PALFREYMAN and family refer to Wortley Union
21 Dec Eliza HAWKSWORTH 30 Martha 32, Sarah 18m Husband in Sheffield Gaol.
21 Dec John BARBER and wife, refer to Chapel Union
Thomas BARBER 36 Martha,wife 37, Mary 10, Sarah 8, John 4, Samuel 1
Thomas CHAPMAN and family in Eccleshall Bierlow Union
Henry EYRE 61, Sarah his wife 64 residing Alfreton, hatter.
Robert HAWKSWORTH 78 wife 70 has son John 54
Ann HILL 74 wid totally infirm, nearly blind
Harriett MARSHALL wid refer to Wortley Union
John PALFREYMAN and family, refer to Wortley Union
Thomas CHAPMAN 72, Elizabeth wife 62, residing at Sheffield , partially infirm have Mary single 27, Joseph 26, Sarah 23 and has a bastard child
John PALFREYMAN and family Wortley Board have given relief
Mary BARBER 42 wid plus 3 Are residing at Heap in Lancs, eldest son ill
Jan Rachael BRADWELL unemployed due to weather
Jan John BAGSHAW 9 resides with Henry GLOSSOP (Hazlebadge)
22 Feb Bradwell Sarah MARSHALL 67 infirm
12 Oct Geo SMITH 7, illegitimate
12 Oct Enoch SLIGHT aged 72, wife aged 70 residing at Brampton
1841 From Hathersage John METTAM aged 30 Martha 29, Mary Ann 2, Caroline 1 have latterly resided at Hallam near Sheffield, he is a stone cutter, had an accident where one of his hands is totally disabled.
Jan Hathersage Alice SLINN wid 77 refer to Eccleshall Union
8 Feb Hathersage John FROST and family weather
8 Feb Hathersage Thomas GREEN weather
22 Feb Hathersage Mary HODGKINSON 37 widow, has Vincent 11, Mary 8, Sarah 5, Henry 3. The two latter illeg ad she is now pregnant again of an ileg .Needleworker but idle.Has son Sebastian 18, at home.