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Newbold, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Newbold, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in Derbyshire. The village stands 1½ mile NW of Chesterfield railway station, and has a post and money order office at Newbold Road (T.S.O.) under Chesterfield; telegraph office, Chesterfield. The township includes Dunston, bears the name of Newbold and Dunston, and is in Chesterfield parish. Acreage, 2991; population, 6877. There is an urban district council consisting of nine members. The Duke of Devonshire is lord of the manor and principal landowner. Newbold House is a chief residence. The population has increased of late years from the extension of coal-mining and of ironworks. Stone bottles and coarse earthenware are manufactured in several establishments, and bricks and tiles are made. The ecclesiastical parish excludes part of the township, includes part of Whittington parish, and was constituted in 1861. Population, 7291. The living is a rectory, with Dunston annexed, in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £232 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Chesterfield. The church was built in 1857, is in the Early English style, and consists of chancel, nave, and bell-turret. There are three almshouses and a Wesleyan chapel.

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

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.


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

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DistrictChesterfield
CountyDerbyshire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtS41
Post TownChesterfield