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HADFIELDs of Peak Forest, Derbyshire

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


There are connections in this line to Australia



first generation


1. John Hadfield of Heath.  b.c1650 Whitmorelea, Edale, see 'Hadfields of Edale' m. Ann (d.19Oct1731  bur. Charles, King & Martyr Church, Peak Forest)  d.1725   



                     i.            (2a) John Hadfield  bap.c1717  d.1763

                   ii.            Ann Hadfield bap.1702  d.?

                  iii.            Thomas Hadfield  b.?  d.?

                 iv.            (2b) Joseph Hadfield  b.?  d.1752

                   v.            George Hadfield  b.?  d.?

                 vi.            Mary Hadfield  b.?  d.?

                vii.            Alice Hadfield  b.?  d.?



second generation


2a. John Hadfield  bap.c1717  m #1 15May1732 Ann Holdgate (bur.6Jun1741)  m #2 17Oct1742 Hannah Joule (d.1767)  d.1764.  (document dated 13 Nov 1742 shows Hannah Hadfield, late wife of John Joule)



                     i.            Mathew Hadfield  bap.19Mar1732 d.1733

                   ii.            (3a) John Hadfield  bap.19Sep1735 d.1815

                  iii.            (3b) Samuel Hadfield  bap.8Jul1737 d.1825

                 iv.            Ann Hadfield  bap.26Jul1739  m.25Oct1760 William Stavley (Strewley) (Stanley) of Tideswell

                   v.            Mathew Hadfield  bap.12May1741 bur.17Jun1741

                 vi.            (3c) Thomas Hadfield  b.?  d.1800



2b. Joseph Hadfield  b.?  m. Sarah (d.1761)  d.1752.



                     i.            (3d) Joseph Hadfield  b.1725 d.1815

                   ii.            Alice Hadfield  b.?  d.1802

                  iii.            Sarah Hadfield  b.1729.  m.29Aug1753 John Nall  d.?

                 iv.            Amye Hadfield  bap.1Mar1730 d.1737

                   v.            Mary Hadfield  bap.17Mar1733 d.1815

                 vi.            Jane Hadfield  b.?  d.1735

                vii.            Samuel Hadfield  bap.12Jun1737  d.?

              viii.            George Hadfield  b.?  d.1738

                 ix.            Thomas Hadfield  b.?  d.?



third generation


3a. John Hadfield  bap.19 Sep1735.  m.1757 Mary Watts (b.1736 d.22Jun1813)  d.20Nov1815



                     i.            Ann Hadfield  bap.27May1759  d.?

                   ii.            Hannah Hadfield  bap.6Mar1763  d.?

                  iii.            Thomas Hadfield  bap.Jan1766  d.?

                 iv.            Betty Hadfield  bap.1767  d.?

                   v.            Ann Hadfield  bap.1768  d.?

                 vi.            Mary Hadfield  bap.1769  d.?

                vii.            Betty Hadfield  bap.1771  d.?

              viii.            Martha Hadfield  bap.1774  d.?

                 ix.            Samuel Hadfield  bap.1776  d.1802



3b. Samuel Hadfield of Heath and Ridge Close  bap.8Jul1737  m.22Nov1766 Ellen Eley (b.1747 d.Mar1825)  d.15Jan1825  bur.26Jan1825 Charles, King & Martyr Church, Peak Forest will



                     i.            Betty Hadfield  bap.1767  d.20Oct1794

                   ii.            Nancy Hadfield  bap.1769  d.1774

                  iii.            John Hadfield  bap.1771  d.30Sep1774

                 iv.            Sarah Hadfield  bap.1773  d.5Oct1774

                   v.            (4a) John Hadfield  bap.1775  d.1822

                 vi.            Samuel Hadfield  bap.1777  d.27Apr1852

                vii.            (4b) Thomas Hadfield  bap.1780  d.1862

              viii.            Isaac Hadfield  bap.1782  d.7Dec1790

                 ix.            Nancy (Nanny) Hadfield  bap.1784  m.1808 Thomas Warhurst (b.1781 d.1858)  d.?

                   x.            (4c) Rowland Hadfield  bap.1789  d.1868

                 xi.            Elizabeth Hadfield  bap.1794  d.23Oct1794



3c. Thomas Hadfield  b.?  m.28Apr1762 Mary Holdgate (b.1735 d. 24Jul1818)  d.1800



                     i.            (4d) Joseph Hadfield  b.1764  d.17Jan1835

                   ii.            Robert Hadfield  b.21Jul1766  d.?

                  iii.            Catherine Hadfield  b.1770  d.?

                 iv.            Hannah Hadfield  b.1774  d.?

                   v.            Grace Hadfield  b.1776  d.?

                 vi.            Sarah Hadfield  b.1782  d.?



3d. Joseph Hadfield  b.1725  m.#1 17Apr1750 Jane Bateman  m.#2 17Aug1761 Sarah Ely  d. 24Sep1815



                     i.            Jane Hadfield  bap.9Mar1754  d.?

                   ii.            Martha Hadfield  bap.26Mar1758  d.1760

                  iii.            Sarah Hadfield  bap.3Feb1760  d.?

                 iv.            Thomas Hadfield  bap.27Jun1762  d.1763

                   v.            Joseph Hadfield  bap.16Apr1763  d.?



fourth generation


4a. John Hadfield  bap.1775  m.1803 Peggy Hartle (b.1781 d.1830)  d.1822



                     i.            Elizabeth Hadfield  b.1803  d.?

                   ii.            (5a) John Hadfield  b.1805  d.1830

                  iii.            Samuel Hadfield  b.1807  d.11May1819 (1879?)

                 iv.            Thomas Hadfield  b.1810  d.1868

                   v.            Ellen Hadfield  b.1814  d.1835

                 vi.            Joseph Hadfield b.1818  d.?



4b. Thomas Hadfield  bap.1780  m. Sarah Scholfield  see 'Hadfields of Dukinfield & Dukinfield Hall'.  d.1862



4c. Rowland Hadfield  bap.1789  m.1813 Hannah Potts (b.1794 d.26Feb1870)  d.23Nov1869



                     i.            Sarah Hadfield  b.23May1813 'a spurious child of Ann Vernon fathered by Rowland Hadfield'

                   ii.            Ellen Hadfield  b.1814  d.1875. m.John Hill

                  iii.            (5b) Samuel Hadfield  b.1815  d.1888

                 iv.            (5c) Isaac Hadfield  b.1818  d.1879

                   v.            Elizabeth Hadfield of Dukinfield b.1820  d.16Dec1848  Bur.28Dec1848 Charles King & Martyr Church, Peak Forest

                 vi.            Hannah Hadfield  b.1823  d.1823

                vii.            Sarah Hadfield  bap.12Feb1826  m.1847 John Jackson  d.1879. 

              viii.            (5d) Robert Hadfield  b.1828  d.1902

                 ix.            Ann Hadfield  b.1832.  m.George Beverley (b.1828)  d.?

                   x.            Martha Hadfield  b.1834. m.1853 Robert Lomas, Manchester Cathedral  d.?

                 xi.            (5e) Thomas Ely Hadfield  b.1836  d.?


(unable to place - Anna, daughter of William Vernon and Mary Hadfield – born Spring Mount)



4d. Joseph Hadfield  b.1764  m.27Nov1804 Mary Watts (Watis) (b.1773  d.22Apr1840  bur.26Apr1840)  d.17Jan1835  bur. 21Jan1835 Charles, King & Martyr Church, Peak Forest



                     i.            (5f) Thomas Hadfield b.1812  d.15Dec1865



fifth generation


5a. John Hadfield  b.1805  m. Ellen Jackson (b.1801 d.1875)  d.1830



                     i.            (6a) Samuel Hadfield  b.1827  d.12Jun1902

                   ii.            (6b) John Hadfield  b.1830  d.1895



5b. Samuel Hadfield of Small Dale  bap.24Nov1815  m.#1 Ann Beckett (b.1802 d.1847).  m.#2 Sarah Yates (b.1832 Peak Forest  d.29Aug1916  bur. Charles King & Martyr Church, Peak Forest)  d.21Sep1888  bur. Charles King & Martyr Church,  Peak Forest



                     i.            (6c) Samuel Hadfield  b.6Jul1858  d.1923

                   ii.            Sarah Ann Hadfield  b.22Oct1859 Small Dale  m. Edward Fletcher (b.1854) issue  d.?

                  iii.            Hannah Hadfield  b.14May1865 Small Dale  d.6Nov1888  bur. Charles King & Martyr Church, Peak Forest



5c. Isaac Hadfield  b.1818  m. Elizabeth Smith (b.1819 d.1891)  d.1879



                     i.            Hannah Hadfield  b.1849  d.?

                   ii.            Robert Hadfield  b.1853  d.?



5d. Robert Hadfield  b.1828 Peak Forest  m. Hannah Hadfield nee Hartley (b.1818 d.21Aug1888)  d.1902



                     i.            Isaac Hadfield  b.1857  d.?

                   ii.            Hannah Hadfield  b.1858  d.?

                  iii.            (6e) Robert Potts Hadfield  b.11Nov1869 d.1947


Plus step-children from Hannah's previous marriage



5e. Thomas Ely Hadfield of Peak House b.1837  m. Ann Warhurst (b.1841 Dukinfield, Cheshire  d.?)  d.?



                     i.            Samuel Hadfield  b.1866  d.1873

                   ii.            (6d) Thomas Ely Hadfield   b.19Dec1867

                  iii.            (6e) Robert Potts Hadfield   b.11Nov1869 d.1947

                 iv.            Mary Hannah Hadfield b.10Mar1872 Fairfield, Derbyshire.  m.9Mar1899 Lewis Garbutt, Fairfield, Derbyshire.  d.20Apr1946 Sheffield, Yorkshire photo         (with husband Lewis and grandsons Lewis and Harry Rye - girl unknown - c1924)



5f. Thomas Hadfield of Heath  b.1812  m.1836 Hannah Hartle (b.1818 d.21Aug1888)  d.15Dec1865. Hannah later married Robert Hadfield (b.1828 d.1Feb1902) son of Rowland Hadfield



                     i.            (6f) Joseph Hadfield  b.1838  d.1881

                   ii.            Mary Hannah Hadfield  b.1840  m.1864 Samuel Hadfield of Wormhill (b.1834 d.1870)  d.?

                  iii.            Elizabeth Hadfield  b.1842  d.1908. Servant at Edale

                 iv.            Rowland Hadfield  b.1844  d.?

                   v.            Thomas Hadfield  b.1847  d.1891

                 vi.            Martha Hadfield  b.1850  m.1869 William Ashmure  d.1875.

                vii.            (6g) John Hadfield  b.1852  d.1934

              viii.            Isaac Hadfield  b.1Oct1854 Heath  d.?

                 ix.            Hannah Hadfield  b.1857  m.#1 Will Fletcher  m.#2 Will Ashmure  d.?

                   x.            Emma Jane Hadfield  b.6Sep1859  m. Thomas Frith (b.1856 d.1940)  d.1940

                 xi.            Robert Hadfield  b.1863  d.1866



sixth generation


6a. Samuel Hadfield of Ridge Close  b.1827  m. Kate (Kitty / Catherine) Harrison or Hallam? (b.1830 Chapel-en-le-Frith  d.23Sep1881)  d.12Jun1902



                     i.            Ellen Hadfield  b.30Mar1850  m.William Hill (b.1841)  issue  female b.9Oct1867  d.?

                   ii.            Mary Hadfield  b.1853  d.?

                  iii.            Olive Hadfield  b.1855  d.?

                 iv.            Adelaide Hadfield  b.12Apr1856 Ridge Close, Derbyshire  d.?

                   v.            (7a) John Hadfield  b.27Mar1858  d.?

                 vi.            Hannah Hadfield  b.1859 Peak Forest  d.?

                vii.            Sarah Hadfield  b.1862  d.?

              viii.            Hannah Hadfield  b.23Mar1863  d.?

                 ix.            Jane Hadfield  b.1866.  m. Smith  d.?

                   x.            Samuel Hadfield  b.19Apr1868 Peak Forest  d.?

                 xi.            Ann Hadfield  b.1871 Peak Forest  m. George Hann  d.?

                xii.            Olive Hadfield b.1874  d.?



6b. John Hadfield  b.1830  m. Elizabeth Frogatt (b.1835 d.1897)  d.1895



                     i.            (7b) Thomas Hadfield  b.1869  d.1943

                   ii.            Mary Hadfield  m.1895  G.E.Vernon, Dove Holes  d.?

                  iii.            (7c) John Hadfield  b.1871  d.1944

                 iv.            (7d) George Hadfield  b.1875  d.1956



6c. Samuel Hadfield  b.6Jul1858 Small Dale  bap.15Aug1858  m.1881 Martha Garlick nee Fletcher (b.1856 d.10Aug1942)  d.30May1923  (Police Constable at Peak Forest 1892-5)



                     i.            Sarah Garlick  b.1876 (from Martha's first marriage)  d.?

                   ii.            Maria Garlick  b.1877 (from Martha's first marriage)  d.?

                  iii.            Adam Garlick  b.7Mar1878 (from Martha's first marriage)  d.?

                 iv.            Kate Hadfield  b.1882  d.?

                   v.            Samuel Hadfield  b.1885  d.?

                 vi.            Martha Ellen Hadfield  b.1887  m.24Dec1913 Stephen Tyrell (1881-1921)  issue – one child  d.?

                vii.            Edith Alice Hadfield  b.1889  d.2Nov1901

              viii.            (7e) Harold Hadfield  b.1898  d.1962



6d. Thomas Ely Hadfield  b.19Dec1867 Fairfield  m. Sarah Elizabeth Percival (b.1878 d.1901)


Children:  no issue



6e. Robert Potts Hadfield of Peak Dale  b.11Nov1869 Fairfield  m.#1 Alice Mary Mathews (b.1879 d.1909)  #2 Sylvia Kate Mathews (b.1886 d.1952)  d.1947



                     i.            Morris Hadfield  b.?  d.?



6f. Joseph Hadfield of Manchester  b.1838  m. Ann Smith (b.1842 d. 18Mar1897)  d. 14Jun1881



                     i.            (7f) John Hadfield  b.1862  d.1923

                   ii.            Joseph Hadfield  b.1864  d.1865

                  iii.            Mary Hadfield  b.1867  d.1869

                 iv.            Ann Hadfield  b.1871  d.1872



6g. John Hadfield of Heath Farm & Sparrowpit. b.1853  m. Hannah (b.1853 d.29Apr1889)  d.2Nov1934  bur. Charles King & Martyr Church, Peak Forest



                     i.            (7g) Robert E. Hadfield  b.1876  d.1930

                   ii.            Elizabeth Hannah Hadfield  b.1878 Chapel-en-le-Frith  d.?

                  iii.            (7h) Joseph Hadfield  b.1880  d.1953

                 iv.            Sarah Ann Hadfield  b.1883   m. Charles Henry Brittain  d.1911 - issue

                   v.            (7i) Thomas Hadfield  b.1886  d.1956

                 vi.            Lilly Hadfield  b.1887  d.17Aug1910  bur. Charles King & Martyr Church, Peak Forest



seventh generation


7a. John Hadfield  b.27Mar1858 Peak Forest  m. Ellen (b.1865)



                     i.            Ernest Hadfield  b.1885  d.?

                   ii.            Joseph Hadfield  b.1887  d.?

                  iii.            Annie Hadfield  b.1889  d.?



7b. Thomas Hadfield  b.1869  m.1896 Ann Hulley Parkin (b.1869 d.1935)  d.1943



                     i.            (8a) John Hadfield  b.1900  d.1980

                   ii.            Sarah Mary Hadfield  b.1903  d.1944

                  iii.            George Hadfield  b.1908  d.1989



7c. John Hadfield  b.1871  m. Hannah Rees  d.1944



                     i.            (8b) William Hadfield  b.1900  d.1943

                   ii.            Eveline Hannah Hadfield  b.1901  d.1983

                  iii.            (8c) Alex George Hadfield  b.1909  d.1978



7d. George Hadfield  b.1875  m. Fanny (d.1965)  d.1956


Children: no issue



7e. Harold Hadfield  b.1898  m. Edith Clayton (b.1895 d.1962)  d.1962  Mayor of Glossop and Licencee of the Magnet Inn in Glossop



                     i.            Muriel Hadfield  b.?  d.?



7f. John Hadfield  b.1862  m.1890 Amelia Rutter, Manchester Cathedral.  d.1923



                     i.            Amelia Hadfield  b.?  d.?



7g. Robert E. Hadfield  b.1876 Chapel-en-le-Frith  m. Mabel Boardman (b.1878 d.6Mar1939)  d.30Nov1930



                     i.            John Hadfield  b.?  m. Elizabeth Ada Colley (b.1911 d.1981)  d.?



7h. Joseph Hadfield of Oak House, Small Dale.  b.1880 Chapel-en-le-Frith  m. Mary Hoyle (b.1884 d.12May1961)  d.7Jan1953 grave



                     i.            (8d) John Robert Hadfield of Small Dale.  b.1915  d.1994

                   ii.            Doris Hadfield  b.?  d.?

                  iii.            Emmie Hadfield  b.?  d.?

                 iv.            Grace Ann Hadfield  m. Thomas Cartledge  d.?

                   v.            Agnes Hadfield  m. Morten  d.?



7i. Thomas Hadfield of Heath.  b.1886 (purchased Heath Farm from the Devonshire estate in 1952. The farm was subsequently sold, thus, Thomas was the first and last Hadfield to own Heath Farm)  m. Rhoda Ann (b.1886 d.28May1966  bur. Wesleyan Chapel, Peak Forest)  d.24Dec1956  bur. Wesleyan Chapel, Peak Forest



eighth generation


8a. John Hadfield  b.1900  m.1927 Rosa Griffiths (b.1898 d.1956) Buxton.  d.1980



                     i.            (9a) Roger Hadfield  b.7Sep1929  d.28Jan2004



8b. William Hadfield  b.1900  m. Fanny Cotterill  d.1943


Children: no issue



8c. Alex George Hadfield  b.1909  m. Florence Eva Yates (b.1910 d.1997)  d.1978



                     i.            (9b) Samuel John Hadfield  b.1938

                   ii.            (9c) Robert Hadfield  b.1940

                  iii.            Sandra Hadfield  b.1942



8d. John Robert Hadfield of Oak House, Small Dale  b.1915  m.?  d.1994 grave



all living as at 2005



8e. Ernest Frederick Hadfield  son of Ernest Hadfield (b.1869  d.1952)  b.1916  m. Louise Gregory (b.1919  d.?)  d.1994



                     i.            Malcolm Hadfield  b.1940  m. Linda Mary (b.1949  d.2001)  issue  d.?

                   ii.            Jeffrey Hadfield  b.?  m. Catherine (b.?  d.?)  d.?

                  iii.            Trevor Hadfield  b.?  m. Elizabeth (b.?  d.?)  issue  d.?

                 iv.            Leslie Hadfield  b.?  m. Louis (b.?  d.?)  d.?

                   v.            David Hadfield  b.1949  m. Judith Wardle (b.1954  d.?)  issue  d.?

                 vi.            Steven Hadfield  b.1961  m.1992 Julie Brackenbury (b.?  d.?)  issue d.?

                vii.            Stuart Hadfield  b.?  m.?  d.?



ninth generation


9a. Roger Hadfield  b.7Sep1929 Dove Holes, Derbyshire  never married  d.28Jan2004 Nottingham, Nottinghamshire  Roger was a Fellow of the Royal Genealogical Society and the principal source of information for this website.  Roger’s genealogical research material was bequeathed to the Derbyshire Family History Society.