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Calver, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Calver, a township in Curbar parish, Derbyshire, on the river Derwent, 4 miles N by E of Bakewell. It has a post and money order office under Sheffield; telegraph office, Baslow. Acreage, 775; population, 371. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel. The inhabitants are chiefly lime-burners and cotton-spinners, and there are extensive cotton-mills.

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 parishBakewell 
HundredHigh Peak 
Poor Law unionBakewell 

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 Calver from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Calver 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:

DistrictDerbyshire Dales
CountyDerbyshire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtS32
Post TownHope Valley