Heanor, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Heanor, a township and a parish in Smalley petty sessional division, Derbyshire. The township stands near the i Erewash river, 9 miles from Derby. There are four railway stations in the parish, one on the G.N.R., the other on the M.R. at Heanor, and Langley Mill and Marlpool on the M.R. It is governed by a board of health, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office (R.S.O.) A market is held every Saturday and a cattle fair on Old Martinmas day.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Heanor 1558-1837, Derbyshire, is available to browse online.

Directories & Gazetteers

Transcript of the entry for Heanor (St. Mary) from Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Derbyshire is online.


Old maps of Heanor are available on the old-maps.co.uk site, and a current map is available on the Streetmap.co.uk site.

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Derbyshire papers online: