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Holloway, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Holloway, a village in Dethwick chapelry, Ashover parish, Derbyshire, on a bold acclivity near the Cromford Canal, 3½ miles NE of Wirksworth, and 1 mile from Whatstandwell station on the M.R. It has a post and money order office under Matlock Bath; telegraph office, Lea Bridge. There are Free and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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

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.

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Holloway 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:

DistrictAmber Valley
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtDE4
Post TownMatlock