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Hopwell, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Hopwell, a hamlet and a township in Wilne parish, Derbyshire, 5½ miles E of Derby and 2 from Draycott station on the M.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Draycott, under Derby. Acreage, 617; population, 48. Hop-well Hall is the seat of the Pares family, who are the sole landowners.

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 parishSawley 
HundredMorleston and Litchurch 
Poor Law unionShardlow 

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 Hopwell from the following:


Land and Property

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


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Derbyshire papers online: