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Mapleton, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Mapleton, a village and a parish in Derbyshire. The village stands on the river Dove, at the boundary with Staffordshire, 1½ mile NW of Ashbome station on the North Staffordshire railway, and is a pleasant place. It has a po&t office under Ashborne; money order and telegraph office, Ashborne. There is a bridge over the Dove, and a good inn, and it is a resort of anglers. The parish comprises 809 acres; population, 225. The living is a rectory, annexed to the vicarage of Ashhorne, in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £60. Patron, the Bishop. The church is good, and has a dome surmounted by an urn. There are almsbouses for two widows of clergymen.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishMappleton St. Mary 
HundredWirksworth 

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.


Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Mapleton from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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

DistrictDerbyshire Dales
CountyDerbyshire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtDE6
Post TownAshbourne