Boylstone, a parish in Derbyshire, on an affluent of the river Dove, 4 miles from Sudbury railway station, and 7 S of Ashborne. Post town, Sudbury, under Derby. Acreage, 1361; population, 218. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £277 with residence. The church is very good. There are also Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Boylestone St. John The Baptist|
|Poor Law union||Uttoxeter|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Boylestone from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Boylestone (St. John The Baptist))
Land and Property
A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Derbyshire is online.
Online maps of Boylestone 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: