Duckmanton forms with Sutton a township and a parish in Derbyshire, 2 miles SSE of Staveley railway station, and 4 E of Chesterfield, with a post office under Chesterfield; money order and telegraph office and railway station at Bolsover. There are coal and iron works. The living is a rectory annexed to the rectory of Sutton, in the diocese of Southwell. The parish church is at Sutton; there is a chapel at Duckmanton on the site of the old parish church. See
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Land and Property
A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Derbyshire is online.
Online maps of Duckmanton are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Derbyshire papers online: