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Pilsley, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Pilsley, a township, with a village, in Edensor parish, Derbyshire, 2½ miles NE of Bakewell, and 2 from Hassop station on the M.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Edensor. Acreage, 465; population, 226. The village stands on an eminence, and commands beautiful and extensive views. A school-room is used as a chapel of ease.

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 parishEdensor 
HundredHigh Peak 
Poor Law unionBakewell 

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 Pilsley 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:

DistrictNorth East Derbyshire
CountyDerbyshire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtS45
Post TownChesterfield