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Brimington, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Brimington, a parish in Derbyshire, near the Chesterfield Canal and the M.R. and M.S. & L.R., 2 miles NE of Chesterfield. The village is modern and well built, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Chesterfield. Acreage, 1343; population, 4034. Brimington Hall is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £200 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Chesterfield. The church was built in 1808, and rebuilt, all except the tower, in 1847. There are also a mission church, three Methodist chapels, and some charities.

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


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

Ancient CountyDerbyshire 
Ecclesiastical parishBrimington St. Michael 
Poor Law unionChesterfield 

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

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.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Brimington from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Brimington 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