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Archive Reference / Library Class No.D307
TitleThornhill family of Great Longstone
Date18th-20th cent
DescriptionRecords of the Thornhill family of Great Longstone.

In addition to parish records, the Thornhill papers also include: family papers from the 19th century onwards; Turnpike records; papers relating to the DP Battery Co Ltd, 1894-1970; and papers relating to the Arkwright family.
Extent11.5 shelves, 24 rolls, 2 outsize items, 1 glass negative
RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
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Archive CreatorThornhill family of Great Longstone
Administrative HistoryThe Thornhills, once a farming family, played an extensive role in parish life throughout the 19th century. Most of the parish records found in this collection relate to Robert Thornhill, Overseer of the Poor, Clerk to the Commissioners of Taxes and the last High Constable for the High Peak Hundred.
Custodial HistoryThese records were deposited with Derbyshire Record Office between December 1964 and December 1973.
Organisation Sub-TypeFamily and estate
Physical DescriptionSome material (marked with *) may be in poor condition and therefore unfit for production.
DocumentD307 selected boxes.pdf
Place (click for further details)Type
Great Longstone 
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