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HADFIELDs of Elton, Dam Side, Copp & Perryfoot, Derbyshire

The following information was researched and compiled in part by Roger HADFIELD MA, F.R.G.S.



first known generation


1. Isaac Hadfield of Elton  b.1735  m.22Jan1762 Hannah Hall (b.26Apr1737 daughter of George Hall and Ann Wheeldon d.Nov1802) at Elton.  d.?



                     i.            William Hadfield  bap.11Sep1763  m.24Aug1788 Rebecca Hidson at Elton  d.Dec1825  bur.18Dec1825 All Saints Church, Elton

                   ii.            Edward Hadfield  bap.29Mar1764  d.1766

                  iii.            Edward Hadfield  bap.29Mar1766  d.?

                 iv.            (2a) Joseph Hadfield  bap.5Nov1768  d.Jan1837

                   v.            Isaac Hadfield  bap.3Mar1771  d.?

                 vi.            Nanny Hadfield  bap.1Nov1773  d.?

                vii.            Benjamin Hadfield  bap.1Nov1776  bur.22Jan1778

              viii.            Hannah Hadfield  bap.20Jun1779  bur.20Jun1790

                 ix.            Ann Hadfield  bap.?  bur.25Jan1787



second generation


2a. Joseph Hadfield  bap.5Nov1768  m.21Aug1798 Sarah Cadman (b.1781 daughter of Thomas Cadman and Ann Holmes at Stanton, Lees  d.22Jan1846  bur.25Jan1846 All Saints Church, Elton)  d.Jan1837  bur.18Jan1837 All Saints Church, Elton



                     i.            (3a) Joseph Hadfield  b.1804  d.5Dec1876



third generation


3a. Joseph Hadfield  b.1804 Elton  m.#1 23Nov1824  Sarah Staley (b.c1798 Elton / Bakewell  d.Nov1832  bur.28Nov1832 Elton) at All Saints Church, Bakewell   m.#2 1838 Priscilla Heath (b.1807 Hasland, Chesterfield  bur.12Mar1883 Elton)  d.5Dec1876 Winster  bur.7Dec1876 All Saints Church, Elton   Joseph has extensive entries in 1841, 1851, 1861 and 1871 census.



                     i.            Mary Ann Hadfield  b.10Apr1825 Buxton  m.20May1850 John Roose (b.1Apr1821 d.18Aug1860) issue.  d.10Oct1861 Hulme, Manchester  bur.13Oct1861 All Saints Church, Elton

                   ii.            (4a) William Hadfield  b.1Feb1827  d.21Dec1898



fourth generation


4a. William Hadfield of Dam Side.  b.1Feb1827 Elton  bap.15Feb1827   farmer of 150 acres  m. Elizabeth Dakin (b.17Apr1830 Elton   d.9Jun1908)  d.21Dec1898 Peak Forest  bur.Charles, King and Martyr Church, Peak Forest  grave


Children:  all baptised at Elton

                     i.            Ruth Hadfield  b.8Jul1855  bap.19Aug1855  m.#1 27Jan1880 Joseph Caldwell at Chesterfield issue  m.#2 1914 John William Roose at Chapel-en-le-Frith  m.#3 c1917 William Gregory  d.20Nov1937  bur.Nov1837 Charles, King and Martyr Church, Peak Forest

                   ii.            (5a) Walter Hadfield  b.1857  d.1938

                  iii.            Sarah Hadfield  b.10Apr1859  d.?

                 iv.            William Hadfield  b.12Aug1860  d.?

                   v.            (5b) John Hadfield  bap.26Oct1862  d.5Dec1923

                 vi.            Ann Hadfield  b.9Feb1865  d.?

                vii.            Priscilla Hadfield  bap.28Apr1867  m. Pearson  d.23Mar1949  bur.Charles, King and Martyr Church, Peak Forest

              viii.            (5c) Joseph Hadfield  bap.13Mar1870  d.1940



fifth generation


5a. Walter Hadfield of Perryfoot & Dove Holes  bap.26Jul1857 Elton  m.1881 Jane Grimshaw (bap.1857 d.5Oct1899 grave)  d.4Jun1938, grave


Children:   all baptised at Peak Forest

                     i.            Walter Hadfield ?

                   ii.            Ruth Hadfield  b.1883 Wormhill  d.5Oct1895

                  iii.            (6a) James Grimshaw Hadfield of Dam Side  b.1885  d.7Jul1966

                 iv.            Elizabeth Hadfield  b.1886  m.1905 Walter Swift  d.11May1955

                   v.            Ellen Hadfield  b.1893 Wormhill  m.Harold Warren  d.?

                 vi.            Alice Hadfield  b.13Feb1890  d.12Mar1891

                vii.            Jane Hadfield  b.1895  d.?

              viii.            Mary Hadfield  b.1898  d.22Feb1902



5b. John Hadfield of Dam Side & Copp.  bap.26Oct1862 Elton  m.1908 Martha Watts of Sparrowpit (bap.1873 d.19Jul1945) Chapel-en-le-Frith issue  d.5Dec1923 grave



                     i.            Martha (Pattie) Hadfield  b.Apr1908  m.Jim Lomas of Droylsden (b.?  d.1978) issue  d.Aug1997

                   ii.            Elizabeth (Bessie) Hadfield  b.Dec1912 Copp Farm  m.1940 Howard Fox at Doveholes  issue  d.25Jun2006 Buxton

                  iii.            (6b) James (John) Watt Hadfield  b.25Jan1914  d.20Jul1996



5c. Joseph Hadfield of Elton.  bap.13Mar1870  m.1892 Edith Lomas (b.1864 Saddleworth - daughter of Joseph and Harriet Lomas of Chamber Farm, Peak Forest.  d.22Sep1950) Chapel-en-le-Frith  d.11Nov1940, grave



                     i.            Maud Hadfield  b.24Feb1893 Peak Forest  d.?

                   ii.            Cassie Hadfield  b.1894 Peak Forest  d.?

                  iii.            Joseph Hadfield  b.1895 Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire  d.?

                 iv.            William Hadfield  b.1896 Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire  d.?

                   v.            Priscilla Hadfield  b.1898 Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire  d.?

                 vi.            Gladys Hadfield  b.1900 Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire  d.?



sixth generation


6a. James Grimshaw Hadfield of Dam Side.  b.1885  m.Grace Emily Hoyle (bap.1893 d.14Nov1971)  d.7Jul1966 grave



                     i.            Joan Hadfield  m.Arthur Young of Dogmanslack (d.1998)

                   ii.            Mary Marjorie Hadfield  b.1919  m.Robert William Casson (1912-1986)  d.1991



6b. James (John) Watt Hadfield  b.25Jan1914  m.Lillian (Lily) of Peak Dale  no issue  d.20Jul1996




persons / events not able to be placed in tree:


            Elton burials      -           15 Jan1837      Edward Hadfield, Winster,  infant (possible son of Joseph (b.1804) and Priscilla (b.1807) see 3a.

-                     22May1839     Isaac Hadfield, Birchover, 18yrs

-                     8May1842       Jacob Hadfield, Elton, 82yrs

-                     30Nov1876     Hannah Hadfield, Cromford, 69yrs

-                     12Mar1883      Pricilla Hadfield, Chesterfield, 74yrs

-                     10Jun1883       Luke Hadfield, Riber, 63yrs