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Offcote and Underwood, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Offcote and Underwood, a liberty and a township in Ashborne parish, Derbyshire, suburban to Ashborne town, and partly within the town's recognized limits. Post town, Ashborne Green; money order and telegraph office, Ashborne. Acreage of township, 1840 of land and 6 of water; population, 608. Ashborne Green Hall, Offcote Hurst, and Sandybrooke Hall are chief residences.

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 parishAshbourn 
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.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Offcote and Underwood 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: