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

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
CountryEngland
CountyDerbyshire
RegionEast Midlands
StatusCivil parish
Government
 • TypeParish Council (jointly with Derwent)
 • UK ParliamentHigh Peak
Population
 • Total68

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]

ReferencesEdit

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