Shottle and Postern, Derbyshire
Shottle and Postern, a township in Duffield parish, Derbyshire, 5 miles S by E of Wirksworth, and 3 from Belper. It has a station on the Wirksworth branch of the M.R., a chapel of ease, and an endowed school. There is a post office at Cowerslane; money order office, Idridgehay; telegraph office, at the railway station. Acreage, including Cowerslane, 3808; population, 432. There is a parish council of six membery. The Duke of Devonshire is lord of the manor.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Belper|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Shottle and Postern from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Shottle, with Postern)
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: