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Greenhill Lane, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Greenhill Lane, a hamlet in Biddings parish, Derbyshire, 2½ miles SSE of Alfreton. It has a post office under Alfreton; money order and telegraph office, Biddings. An um containing about 800 Roman coins was found here in 1749. There is a Wesleyan chapel and a Friends' meeting-house.

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

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyDerbyshire 
Civil parishAlttreton 
HundredScarsdale 
Poor Law unionBelper 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Church Records

Ancestry.co.uk, 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.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Greenhill Lane from the following:


Land and Property

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


Newspapers and Periodicals

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