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Duckmanton, Derbyshire

Historical Description

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

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.

Civil Registration

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:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtS44
Post TownChesterfield