Kilbourne, a village and a township in Horsley parish, Derbyshire. The village stands adjacent to the Derby, Little Eaton, and Eipley railway, 2½ miles SW by W of Eipley, and has a station on the railway, a post, money order, and telegraph office under Derby, Baptist and Wesleyan chapels, and a girls' school. The township comprises 905 acres; population, 1427. Coal of excellent quality is worked in the township near the village.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Hundred||Morleston and Litchurch|
|Poor Law union||Belper|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Kilbourne from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Kilbourne)
Land and Property
A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Derbyshire is online.
Online maps of Kilbourne 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: