Hope Woodlands

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Hope Woodlands
Civil parish
An abandoned farm house near the River Ashop
An abandoned farm house near the River Ashop
Hope Woodlands highlighted within Derbyshire
Hope Woodlands highlighted within Derbyshire
Coordinates: 53°24′N 1°47′W / 53.40°N 1.79°W / 53.40; -1.79Coordinates: 53°24′N 1°47′W / 53.40°N 1.79°W / 53.40; -1.79
Country England
County Derbyshire
Region East Midlands
Status Civil parish
Government
 • Type Parish Council (jointly with Derwent)
 • UK Parliament High Peak
Population (2001 census)[1]
 • Total 68

Hope Woodlands is an extensive civil parish in the High Peak district of Derbyshire in England.

The parish covers the Woodlands Valley, the western Upper Derwent Valley, the northern half of Kinder Scout and much of Bleaklow. The only habitations in the parish are remote farms, forming small clusters at Upper Ashop and Alport. According to the 2001 UK census, the parish had a population of 68 people.

Socialist and suffragette Hannah Mitchell was born here in 1872.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2001 UK census
  2. ^ Purvis, June (2004). Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press.