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Shottle and Postern, Derbyshire

Historical Description

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.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyDerbyshire 
Civil parishDuffield 
Poor Law unionBelper 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records, 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 Shottle and Postern 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

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