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Barrow Hill, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Barrow-Hill, a village in Staveley parish, Derbyshire; the nearest station is Chesterfield on the M.R. There are large coal and iron works belonging to the Staveley Coal and Iron Company, and furnishing employment to upwards of 4000 hands. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Chesterfield. There are reading and news rooms and library provided for the use of the workmen.

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

Church Records, in conjunction with the Derbyshire Record Office, have the Church of England Baptisms (1538-1916), Marriages and Banns (1538-1932), and Burials (1538-1991) online.

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Barrow Hill are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtS43
Post TownChesterfield