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Oakerthorpe, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Oakerthorpe, a hamlet in South Wing-field parish, Derbyshire, a quarter of a mile from Wingfield railway station, and 1½ W of Alfreton. It has a post office under Alfreton; money order office, South Wingfield; telegraph office, Alfreton. The manor belongs to the Duke of Devonshire. There is a colliery.

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

Online maps of Oakerthorpe 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
CountyDerbyshire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtDE55
Post TownAlfreton