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Glapwell, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Glapwell, a township in Bolsover parish, Derbyshire, 5¼miles NW of Mansfield, and 1¼ mile from Pleasley station <—n the M.R. It has a post office under Chesterfield; money order and telegraph office, Heath. Acreage, 774; population, 86. The Duke of Portland is lord of the manor. Glap-well Hall is the seat of the Hallowes family. There was once a chapel here, under Darling Abbey.

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 
Civil parishBolsover 
Poor Law unionMansfield 

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.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Glapwell 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 Glapwell 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 districtS44
Post TownChesterfield