Elmton with Cresswell, Derbyshire
Elmton-with-Cresswell, a parish in Derbyshire, on the NE verge of the county, 8 miles ENE of Chesterfield, with a station on the M.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Clown, under Chesterfield. Acreage, 2830; population, 673. Limestone is found. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £96 with residence. Patron, the Duke of Portland. The church is an ugly Georgian structure with unfinished tower. It has been recently restored, and the interior is made the best of. An older church, said to be one of the finest in Derbyshire, stood on the same site till 1771. Buxton, the calculating day-labourer, was a native.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Elmton St. Peter|
|Poor Law union||Worksop|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Elmton with Cresswell from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Elmton (St. Peter))
Land and Property
A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Derbyshire is online.
Online maps of Elmton with Cresswell 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: